Gulf Islands National Seashore maintains two developed campgrounds, one in Mississippi and one in Florida. Water, grill/fire rings, restrooms, and picnic tables are available at each campground.
To ensure you choose the perfect site for your camping adventure, we highly recommend visitors reserve a campsite well in advance by visiting www.recreation.gov or calling 1-877-444-6777. Please pay attention to the specific campsite height and length requirements.
For general questions about the park's campgrounds call 850-934-2622. You cannot make reservations by calling the park.
Fort Pickens campers check in at the two-story white building on the right side of the road.
Davis Bayou campers check in at the small white building at the entrance of the campground.
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Reserve a Campsite
Select your destination below to reserve your campsite on recreation.gov.
America the Beautiful Senior and Access pass holders get 50 percent off campsite reservations.
Note: Campground electric systems do not support charging electric vehicles.
Fort Pickens Campground Fees (does not include entrance fee)
Electric site: $40
Non-electric site: $26
Fort Pickens Campground Map
Davis Bayou Campground Fees (no entrance fee)
Electric site: $22
Davis Bayou Campground Map
Length of Reservation: Campers (to include but not limited to groups, families, and individuals) may stay no more than 42 days annually; the maximum time permitted for camping in the campground is fourteen (14) consecutive days. At the end of fourteen (14) days, campers must completely remove themselves and their property from the National Seashore for a minimum of 2 days (48 hours) before returning for another overnight visit. During the campground’s peak period of March 1 through Labor Day campers are only allowed a total of 14 days.