Welcome to Tyndall AFB Outdoor Recreational Program
THE TYNDALL AFB COMMANDER HAS ISSUED A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY ORDER FOR TYNDALL AFB. BEGINNING AT 0001 HOURS ON 3 APRIL 2020, NO OUTDOOR RECREATION (INCLUDING TURKEY HUNTING) IS ALLOWED ON TYNDALL AFB PROPERTY. THE ONLY EXCEPTION TO THIS RULE IS FOR AIRMEN RESIDING IN TYNDALL AFB DORMITORIES. VIOLATORS MAY BE DETAINED BY AUTHORITIES. THIS RULE IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS OUTBREAK, ALL PERMIT SALES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS INCLUDES RECREATION PERMITS, WHICH ARE REQUIRED FOR ANYONE WHO IS NOT MILITARY OR DOD FOR RECREATION ACTIVITIES (INCLUDING ALL BEACH ACTIVITIES) ON TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE.
ATTENTION HUNTERS! The 2019-2020 Hunting Season has been approved! However, There are many changes as to how the program will operate. READ THIS!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
A Recreational Permit is required by all non-DoD personnel, age 16 years and older, to access all Tyndall AFB property, including Crooked Island Beach, Davis Beach Boat Launch, Buck Beach, DuPont Bridge Boat Launch, Bonita Bay, Farmdale Bayou, Strange Bayou and Redfish Point.
DoD personnel are defined as Active Duty Military, Reserve, National Guard, DoD Civilians, Retired Military, Retired DoD Civilians, their dependents, and DoD Contractors with a current DoD identification card with base wide access. Individuals who are members of the public and are not affiliated with the DoD are herein referred to as non-DoD.
Non-DoD members wishing to participate in recreational activities within the West Unit (inside of the guarded gated areas) require a Defense Biometric Identification Data Systems (DBIDS) identification card, which is issued upon completion of application and background check by the Security Forces Visitor Control Center (open Monday-Friday, 0730-1630), located at the intersection of Highway 98 and Sabre Drive. However, this DBIDS requirement does not apply to areas outside of the controlled perimeter.
NOTE: DBIDS will only be issued to those individuals once they purchase a recreational permit.
**Please see Regulations for detailed information on Hunting, Fishing, and General Recreation on Tyndall AFB**.
How to get your iSportsman permit:
How to gain access through Tyndall AFB gates (West Unit) for purposes of hunting, fishing and general recreation:
This is not required of Military or DoD individuals with base access.
Problems or Questions?
Call (850) 283-2822 or email email@example.com
Tuesdays Only (Permit sales, when applicable):
8:30-11AM & Noon - 3PM
To check the status of your background check, contact the VCC at (850)283-4191 or (850)283-4070