Outdoor Activities

Kayakers raise their paddles in success.
Kayaking is a great way to experience the park.
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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


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

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