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Avondale is a neighborhood located just outside the historic city of Pensacola, Florida and is in zip code 32526. Nearby thoroughfares include Mobile Highway/U.S. 90/State Route 297, North Blue Angel Parkway/State Route 173, West Michigan/State Route 296, and Interstate 110. Very close to the Florida-Alabama border and Perdido Bay, Avondale is southeast of Saufley Field Nolf, the U.S. Navy Air Base and Federal Prison Camp.
This neighborhood is a huge one, comprised of numerous streets. Cerny Road serves as its southern boundary and a large, wooded area and lake serve as its eastern border. Homes were built in the 1950s and 1960s on level sites, and many feature mature trees and landscaping. There are no sidewalks, but it is a pleasant area in which to walk and ride bikes if caution is taken for traffic.
The Pensacola area is host to many parks, nature preserves and forests, as well as beaches and historic sites. Located south of Avondale and at the shore is the Big Lagoon State Park, a 655-acre park that separates the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Activities include camping, swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking and crabbing. Picnicking beneath oaks and pines is a favorite pasttime in West Beach.
West of Big Lagoon is the Perdido Key State Park, which is just east of the state border. The park is actually a 247-acre barrier island with a beach of white sand and dunes covered in sea oats. Activities include swimming, sunbathing, surf fishing and picnicking. Visitors can observe the fragile dunes and beach vegetation via boardwalks. For golfing, courses near Avondale include Osceola Municipal Golf Course to the southeast and Marcus Point Golf Course to the northeast.
Shopping and dining are available in and around the Bellview Shopping Center, which is northeast of the subdivision, and in the Tanger Outlet Mall, which is just across the state border in Foley, Alabama.