There is always something happening at the seashore. Rangers give a variety of programs; birds and butterflies stop on the islands during their migratory journeys; when the moon is full it rises over the eastern horizon while the sun sets in the west; dolphins swim next to the tour boats taking passengers to West Ship Island. Look at the links on the side navigational bar on the side for more details.
Did You Know?
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.