Davis Bayou Area
The Davis Bayou Area is the only Mississippi area at Gulf Islands National Seashore accessible by car. The area offers many recreational opportunities for visitors to enjoy including fishing, hiking, biking, birdwatching, picnicking, and ranger-led programs. There are no swimming beaches in the Davis Bayou Area.
The area is anchored by the William M. Colmer Visitor Center is open daily. Visitors can find the park's passport stamp there, view a park orientation film and exhibits, and purchase items at the bookstore. Free park and trail maps, local orientation and other information is available.
Davis Bayou Amenities
The Davis Bayou Trail takes visitors through a coastal forest and over two local bayous. The trail is approximately two miles long. The short boardwalk over Stark Bayou is the only part of the trail that is wheelchair accessible. Bikes are not permitted on the trail. Trail guides are located at the William M. Colmer visitor Center.
The Davis Bayou Campground is open to the public. A group camping area is also available by reservation for organized groups of 10 or more.