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.
Davis Bayou Camping
The Davis Bayou Campground in Ocean Springs, MS, has 51 sites and is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each site is $22 per night and some sites can accommodate a 45 foot RV. All sites have water and electricity. The bathhouse has restrooms and hot showers. Campers (to include by not limited to groups, families, individuals) at the Davis Bayou Campground may stay no more than 30 days annually, and no more than 14 days during the campground's peak period of January1 through March 31. Two sites are wheelchair accessible.
Did You Know?
Gulf Islands National Seashore's barrier island habitats, offshore waters, and submerged resources offer a variety of recreational opportunities for people year-round.