• 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 »

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?

Rare Kemp's Ridley sea turtle hatchling moving towards the Gulf.

Of the seven species of sea turtles, four species nest at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Sea turtle hatchlings instinctively head for areas of brighter light. Artificial lighting causes thousands of hatchling deaths each year.