Plan Your Visit

A sandy beach curves to the right as blue-green waves roll on to the shore.
One of the many spectacular beaches at Gulf Islands National Seashore.

NPS Photo

Welcome to Gulf Islands National Seashore, a place of myriad riches - blue-green, sparkling waters, magnificent white beaches, and fertile coastal marshes. Its 12 areas include historic forts, shaded picnic areas, trails, and campgrounds. From Cat Island, Mississippi, it stretches eastward 160 miles to the Okaloosa Area east of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Basic Information provides the most essential facts to plan your next visit to the national seashore.

Directions & Transportation will help you get to the park and find your way around once you arrive.

Eating & Sleeping is full of information about the seashore's campgrounds.

Places to Go highlights the most important places every visitor should go, including our three visitor center.

Things to Do provides details about the recreation, historic structures touring, and wildlife viewing opportunities throughout the seashore.

Calendar lists all of the great programs and special events happening at the seashore throughout the year.

Safety outlines how to stay safe while visiting the national seashore.

Accessibility specifies the accessibility services throughout the national seashore.

Last updated: March 9, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


(850) 934-2600

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