Plan Your Visit
Welcome to Gulf Islands National Seashore. All areas of the seashore are open to the public unless posted. Learn about the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Visitors can plan their trip to either the Florida District or to the Mississippi District. Each district provides recreation, barrier islands, salt marshes, historic structures and wildlife along the Gulf of Mexico.
Did You Know?
Did you know that two thirds of Gulf Islands National Seashore is under water? The largest, most common, mammal in this underwater realm is the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin.