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At the south end of Santa Rosa County, Navarre is a gateway to the western side of Eglin Air Force Base and vast stretches of unspoiled beaches along the Gulf of Mexico.
The Florida Trail passes right through both Navarre and its barrier island Navarre Beach en route to the northern terminus at Fort Pickens.
Gulf Islands National Seashore protects a lengthy stretch of waterfront along CR 399 on Santa Rosa Island, a windswept area where the footpath for hikers is the beach.
To the west along US 98, the Naval Live Oaks Area in Gulf Breeze protects an ancient live oak grove once used for Navy shipbuilding.