The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and we're celebrating all year long! Throughout 2016, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at FindYourPark.com.
A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial efforts. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Gulf Islands National Seashore is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!
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Eleven miles south of the Mississippi mainland coast, a group of visitors to an island found their park for the NPS Centennial at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Read more
Gulf Islands National Seashore and the Florida Trail Association host a public cleanup day along the Florida National Scenic Trail through the park in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Read more
Gulf Islands National Seashore commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of Fort Massachusetts on West Ship Island in Mississippi. Read more
Gulf Islands National Seashore partnered with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos minor league baseball team to create an unforgettable night for the youth of Pensacola and surrounding communities. Read more
Gulf Islands National Seashore partnered with the Biloxi Shuckers minor league baseball team to create an unforgettable night for the youth in the surrounding Mississippi counties. The event was held in celebration the National Park Service Centennial, and offered non-traditional community groups the chance to engage with Gulf Islands National Seashore staff and volunteers in a familiar and enjoyable setting. Read more