• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Our Staff & Offices

Gulf Islands National Seashore is located in Florida and Mississippi. Employees work either in the divisions of maintenance, resource management protection, ranger activities, interpretation and education, and administration. Park volunteers are essential for the operation of the Seashore. District offices are located in Gulf Breeze, FL and in Ocean Springs, MS.

For information call 850-934-2600 (FL) or 228-875-0823, ext 100 (MS).

Did You Know?

15-inch Rodman cannon has a black barrel and maroon colored carriage.  It is located on Fort Massachusetts at Gulf Islands N S.

Two 19th-century 15-inch Rodman cannons are at Gulf Islands National Seashore. The bottle-shaped barrels were cooled from the inside out at the foundry to make them stronger than earlier cannon.