• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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  • Partial Closure on Horn Island

    Small portion of Horn Island, Mississippi, closed to entry due to discovery of asbestos and possible other bio hazards. Click on more for map and press release. More »

  • Shorebirds Nesting Near Roads - 20 mph

    Shorebirds are nesting near roads and cross the road regularly. Observe posted speed limits and be alert for tiny birds on the roads. Last year 155 birds were killed on park roads, help us reduce the mortality rate of these beautiful birds and go slow.

News Releases


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March 03, 2014
Gulf Islands NS Creates $43 million in economic benefit in Mississippi
Economic Benefit

January 02, 2014
Fee Free Days 2014
Gulf Islands National Seashore offers Fee Free Days.

April 30, 2013
Gulf Islands National Seashore Issues Updated Park Use Rules and Regulations
Compendium changes

April 26, 2013
Changes In Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts
Oill Spill Cleanup

April 27, 2011
Full Moon Walk
Full Moon Walk

Did You Know?

Geronimo

In the 1880s, Geronimo and other members of the Chiricahua-Apache tribe were prisoners at Fort Pickens located at Gulf Islands National Seashore.