Boat-In backcountry camping is allowed at the Perdido Key Area in Florida and in Mississippi on Petit Bois, West Petit Bois, and Horn islands, as well as the National Park Service owned portion of Cat Island under the following conditions:
Camping Suspended on Ship Island
Camping is suspended on Ship Island (formerly known as East and West Ship Islands). Gulf Islands National Seashore completed storm damage assessment and all facilities (dock, pier, boardwalk, restrooms, pavilions, snack bar, and Fort Massachusetts) on Ship Island remain closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Zeta.
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Last updated: April 27, 2021