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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.


Last updated: March 12, 2020

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze , FL 32563


850 934-2600

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