Full Moon Walk
Contact: Susan Blair, 850-934-2618
Contact: Steamer Lawhead, 850-934-2629
Gulf Islands National Seashore Announces
Gulf Islands National Seashore will offer an opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moonrise from Langdon Beach Superintendent Dan Brown said today. Join a park ranger for an hour-long program celebrating the night sky and natural history of the Seashore. On Monday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. Meet at Langdon Beach parking area and be prepared for a short walk along the beach in the soft sand. Participants can bring a blanket or chair to sit on during the program.
Superintendent Brown encourages everyone to come visit the Seashore and join us for our full moon walk. The programs are free; however, there is an $8 entrance fee to the Fort Pickens Area. For additional information about this program or other programs offered at the Seashore, call the Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center at (850) 934-2600 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/guis.
Did You Know?
Of the seven species of sea turtles, four species nest at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Sea turtle hatchlings instinctively head for areas of brighter light. Artificial lighting causes thousands of hatchling deaths each year.