• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Photos & Multimedia

Photo Galleries
Check out our beautiful images of the park!

Multimedia Presentations
Podcasts and videos of various beach topics -- from lifeguards to sea turtles!

WebCams
Two webcams provide a current view of the seashore and Davis Bayou. Images are updated every 15 minutes.

Did You Know?

A view of the Advanced Redoubt drawbridge.

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.