• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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  • 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.

Transportation to Mississippi Islands

Pan Isles, Inc. is the authorized provider of charter trips for visitors to East and West Ship Islands. Please contact them for the ferry schedule. Telephone 1-228-864-1014 (local), 1-800-388-3290 (toll free) or www.msshipisland.com.

For a list of licensed Commercial Boat Operaters that can take visitors to the Islands please click on link.

Did You Know?

Two Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins ride the bow wave of the wooden passenger ferry.

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.