Outdoor Activities

  • A ferry boat loads passengers over bright blue water.

    Ferry Cruise

    Explore the national seashore's water resources on board one of the two tour boat services.

  • A ranger talks to visitors about park resources

    Ranger Programs

    Visit our calendar page for a current list of all park programs.

  • A tent is set up on a beach with the sun setting in the background.


    Spend a little more time in the park with a tent and a recreational vehicle.

  • Two adult shorebirds feed a small chick on a sandy beach.

    Bird Watching

    There are nearly 300 species of birds that spend time in the national seashore, prime bird watching area.

  • A ferry in the water pulling up to Fort Pickens.

    Things to Do

    There are many activities for all ages to take advantage of in Gulf Islands. Find yours today!

  • A group of young adults in life-jackets gather around kayaks.


    Whether your in a motorboat, kayaking, or paddleboard, experience the seashore on the water.

  • A fisherman casts a line.


    Cast a line in the waters of Gulf Islands.

  • A lone backpacker walks along a sandy beach with water to his left.


    Take a hike and see some of the best Gulf Islands has to offer.

  • A hatchling sea turtle as seen from underwater.

    Snorkeling & Diving

    Take a dive and see what you find.

  • A group of children run through a tidal pool at the beach.


    Some of the best beaches along the gulf coast means some of the best swimming.

  • Fort Massachusetts on Ship Island

    Visit Historic Sites

    See all the places you can go and the sites you can see.

  • bike on road


    Image of a person riding a bike

Last updated: March 3, 2023

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


850 934-2600

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