Learn About the Park

In 1971, Congress established Gulf Islands National Seashore "in order to preserve for public use and enjoyment certain areas possessing outstanding natural, historic, and recreational values." For over 40 years the National Park Service has preserved this special place in keeping with that purpose. Explore this section of our website to learn more about America's largest national seashore.


This page and section are currently being updated, much more to come.

Last updated: April 12, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


(850) 934-2600

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