• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Directions to the Florida District

Brown National Park Service entrance sign at Perdido Key welcomes visitors.
Entrance signs throughout Gulf Islands National Seashore indicate the different units.
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The Perdido Key Area is off Florida Route 292, southwest from Pensacola; turn east on Johnson Beach Road.

Naval Live Oaks is on U. S. 98 east of Gulf Breeze, Florida.

The Okaloosa Day Use Area is on U. S. 98 east of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

To reach Fort Barrancas and the Advanced Redoubt onboard Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida, use the Blue Angel Parkway (Florida Route 173).

The Fort Pickens, and Santa Rosa areas, take U.S. 98 east across the Pensacola Bay Bridge.

Did You Know?

Live oak trees are strong and durable.

In 1828, John Q. Adams designated the Naval Live Oaks Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore as the first United States tree farm. Live oak trees are known for their incredible density and resistance to disease. They provided durable wood for the construction of early naval vessels.