Plan Your Visit

Two passenger ferries, Pan American Clipper and Captain Pete, are docked at the West Ship Island pier on a clear, sunny summer day.

NPS Photo


Welcome to Gulf Islands National Seashore! All areas of the seashore are open to the public unless otherwise posted.

Visitors can plan their trip to the Florida area or to the Mississippi area of the park. Each area provides recreation, barrier islands, salt marshes, historic structures and wildlife along the Gulf of Mexico.


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