Ship Island Swim Beach

Two rows of wood and blue fabric chairs rest on a white sand beach.
Chairs and umbrellas are available for rent on the swim beach.

NPS Photo / Kiss

Quick Facts
Ship Island, Mississippi

Beach/Water Access, Picnic Shelter/Pavilion, Restroom, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Showers, Trash/Litter Receptacles, Water - Bottle-Filling Station

The Ship Island swim beach is located on the southside of the island and provides access for swimming, wading, fishing, beach-combing and more.

There are restrooms, beach showers, water fountains, a pavilion, and concession stand located nearby. This beach is accessable by private boat. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer months.

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Last updated: August 12, 2022