Davis Bayou Area

Operating Hours:

Year-round 8:00 a.m. to sunset

Visitor Center, Fishing Pier, and Bookstore: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Robert McGhee Road (Davis Bayou Boat Launch & Picnic Area): 6:00 a.m. to sunset.

Things to Do:

The area offers many recreational opportunities for visitors to enjoy including fishing, hiking, biking, birdwatching, picnicking, and ranger-led programs. There are no swimming beaches in the Davis Bayou Area. The Davis Bayou Campground has 50 sites for tents and recreational vehicles. Visit our pets page to learn about visiting Gulf Islands National Seashore areas with your pets.

Entrance Fees:

There is no entrance fee for Mississippi Areas of the national seashore.


Pack-It-In, Pack-It-Out principles is practiced in this area.


From Interstate 10: Take Exit 50 or 57 toward Ocean Springs. The area entrance is located at the intersection of U.S. 90 and Park Road, three miles east of downtown Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

For more information call 228-230-4100.

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Last updated: December 19, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


(850) 934-2600

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