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?
Because of the tropical-like conditions, the U. S. Army established the Cat Island War Dog Training Camp in south Mississippi during World War II. A variety of dog breeds were trained to guard, deliver messages, and attack the enemy. Cat Island is part of Gulf Islands National Seashore.