There are many ways to experience the great outdoors at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Select one of the many activies below to learn more about exploring the seashore outside.
Boating - Whether your in a motorboat, kayaking, or paddleboard, experience the seashore on the water.
Camping - For those with a tent and a recreational vehicle.
Dark Skies - Experience the dark night skies throughout the seashore.
Hiking - Take a hike and see some of the best Gulf Islands has to offer.
Ranger Program - Explore our calendar to learn about ranger-led programs this month.
Snokeling - Take a dive and see what you find.
Swimming - Some of the best beaches along the gulf coast means some of the best swimming.
Visit Historic Sites - See all the places you can go and the sites you can see.
Visit Mississippi Islands - Escape from it all at Mississippi's barrier islands.
Head over to our West Ship Island Ferry page for information on how to get to West Ship Island.
A list of authorized charter vessels to get you to the other Mississippi Islands is located on our Getting Around page.