Portions of Gulf Islands Reopen
Contact: Daniel R. Brown, 850-934-2604
Portions of Gulf Islands National Seashore Reopens
Gulf Breeze, Fla.- Gulf Islands National Seashore has announced that additional areas within the Seashore will reopen tomorrow, Sunday, September 2nd. "We are pleased to be able to reopen the Davis Bayou area and all the islands in the
Below is a listing of areas within the Gulf Islands National Seashore and their status as of Sunday, September 2, 2012:
Naval Live Oaks Area on Hwy 98, reopened on Thursday, August 30.
Perdido Key Area,
The Davis Bayou area in
Superintendent Brown reminded visitors "that although these areas are open to the public, visitors to the Seashore should exercise caution as storm debris and hazards may be present in local waterways."
Did You Know?
The Third System fortifications consisted of 42 forts built between 1816 and 1870. They were used to guard all the principal harbors, rivers, and naval yards of the United States. Only the Advanced Redoubt of Fort Barrancas at Gulf Islands National Seashore was built entirely for land defense.