Gulf Islands National Seashore

Since the dawn of humanity, the open waters have held a certain enchantment over the hearts of man.  Gazing into the waters of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, one cannot deny this allure.  Just ask one of the park’s millions of visitors, each looking to participate in the numerous activities available here!  

Florida District:  

With what’s called the world’s whitest beaches, the Florida District offers plenty of activities to fill your time, and then some!  Try hiking, swimming, biking, snorkeling, fishing, bird-watching, boating, camping, or simply lying on the beach with your feet in the sand!  There’s even historic brick forts, as if the one-of-a-kind seashore weren’t enough!  

Mississippi District:  

The main attraction of the Mississippi District is the Davis Bayou Area, where visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, biking, boating, and guided ranger programs!  

Fees, permits, and reservations may apply.

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