Operating Hours & Seasons

Mississippi Areas:

Davis Bayou Area - 8:00 a.m. to sunset daily.

SpaceWilliam M. Colmer Visitor Center - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Fort Massachusetts - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (spring) and 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (summer) daily.
Fort Massachusetts is closed during the fall and winter months.

All Mississippi islands are open to the public daily throughout the year. Temporary closures of islands or parts of islands may exist, please visit our temporary closures page to learn about current closures.

 

Florida Areas:

Fort Pickens Area - 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily (exception for campers only).

SpaceFort Pickens, historic fort - 8:30 a.m. to sunset daily.

SpaceFort Pickens Visitor Center, bookstore, and museum - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Naval Live Oaks Area - 8:00 a.m. to sunset daily.

SpaceNaval Live Oaks Headquarters and Administrative Offices - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
SpaceOffices and visitor exhibits are closed Saturday, Sunday, and all federal holidays.

Fort Barrancas Area - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. (Learn about access to Naval Air Station Pensacola)

SpaceFort Barrancas Visitor Center - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

SpaceFort Barrancas, historic fort - 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily.

SpaceAdvanced Redoubt - Visitors may only enter on scheduled tours. However, the grounds are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Okaloosa Day Use Area - 8:00 a.m. to sunset daily.

Santa Rosa Day Use Area, Opal Beach - 8:00 a.m. to sunset daily.

Perdido Key Area - 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily (exception for campers only)

All national seashore facilities are closed New Years, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Days.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Phone:

(850) 934-2600
Contact Gulf Islands National Seashore Headquarters by phone.

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