Outdoor Activities

  • A group of cyclists ride away on a gravel trail between trees, a trail sign in the foreground

    Things to Do

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

  • 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 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 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.

  • Stars can be seen in a night time photo, a large cannon is in the foreground illuminated.

    Dark Night Skies

    Experience the dark night skies throughout the seashore.

  • A fisherman casts a line into the bayou from a pier.


    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 ranger talks to visitors about park resources

    Ranger Programs

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

  • An American flag flies from the back of a tour boat.

    Set Sail

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

  • 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.

  • Several people sit in a small tram, a ferry boat can be seen in the background.

    Fort Pickens Tram Service

    FREE service for getting around to all the best stuff at the Fort Pickens Area.

  • A close-up image of historic bricks.

    Visit Historic Sites

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

  • Four fighter jets fly in formation past a lighthouse.

    Watch the Blue Angels

    Helpful tips and information for watching the Blue Angels at the national seashore.

  • Two ducks take flight from water.

    Waterfowl Hunting

    Read the rules and regulations of waterfowl hunting in the national seashore

Last updated: April 27, 2022

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze , FL 32563


850 934-2600

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