• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Fees & Reservations


Please check our America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program page for information on the interagency pass program.

Free Entrance Days In Your National Parks

Fee Passes for Active Duty Military and Families

Florida District
For more information on fees call 850-934-2622

Entrance Fees are collected year round for Perdido Key, Fort Pickens and Santa Rosa(Opal Beach)

Per Person (valid for 1-7 days) - $3.00 (Ex., motorcycle, jogger, walker, etc.)

Per vehicle (valid for 1-7 days) - $8.00

Vehicles less than 15 passenger capacity - $8.00

Vehicles 15 passengers or more (not to exceed the commercial group rate) - $3.00 per person

Gulf Islands Annual Pass - $25.00

Night Owl Pass (After hours access) - $30.00
March 1 to September 30 the Night Owl Passes will be sold at the Campground Office
Sunday - Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Perdido Key Entrance Station on Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

October 1 - March 1 at the Fort Pickens's Entrance Station, and Perdido Key Entrance Station
(Fort Pickens's Campground Office from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

Commercial Group Rate Entrance Fees

Sedan (1-6 capacity) - $25.00 + $3.00 per person

Van/Mini-Bus (7-25 capacity) - $40.00

Motor Coach (26+ capacity) - $100.00

Group Camping

Naval Live Oaks Youth Group Tent Camping Area - Application

10-25 Persons - $20.00 per night

26-40 Persons - $30.00 per night

Fort Pickens Group Tent Camping Area - Reservations

Fort Pickens Campground

Fort Pickens Reservations

Per night, per site - $26.00

IA Senior/Access Site - $13.00

Dump Station Fee (non-registered campers) - $5.00

Mississippi District

For more information call 228-875-3962

Davis Bayou Campground

Electric Site - $22.00

IA Senior and IA Access Pass 50%

Davis Bayou Campground will be placed on the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) mid-summer. Reservations at that time can be made online at www.recreation.govor by calling 1-877-444-6777. For further details, please call 228-875-3962 or 850-934-2620.

Davis Bayou Group Tenting Area

10-25 Persons - $20.00

26-40 Persons - $30.00

Dump Station (Non-registered campers) - $5.00

Davis Bayou Boat Launch

Per day - $3.00

Annual - $20.00


Did You Know?

The arches at Fort Massachusetts are made of red and tan bricks.

Gulf Islands National Seashore's Fort Massachusetts, on West Ship Island 12 miles off the Mississippi coastline, was covered by the 30-foot storm surge from Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005. The fort has been reopened to the public.