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Special Use & Research Permits

The National Park Service requires permits for activities not normally associated with visiting the national seashore. For more information about activities requiring permits and how to apply visit see the options below. If you have additional questions or need assistance, contact the permits office by email.

Special Use Permits: Activities such as weddings, sporting events, public assemblies, religious ceremonies, and commercial filming and photography.

Research Permits: Research and collection activities within Gulf Islands National Seashore are managed to prevent damage to the resources, to coordinate research activities, and to assist in the application of science to the management of the Seashore.

Scattering Cremated Remains: With limitations, the National Park Service normally grants permission to those wishing to scatter cremated remains within the boundary of Gulf Islands National Seashore.

Commercial Use Authorizations: Commercial activities within the national seashore are limited, but some are permitted through the Commercial Use Authorization.

Camping Reservations


All pavilions have been reserved through September 30, 2018.


Reserve a Pavilion

Email the Permits Office to reserve a pavilion

Email The Permits Office

Last updated: October 4, 2018

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Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563


(850) 934-2600

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