• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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Photos & Multimedia

Photo Galleries
Check out our beautiful images of the park!

Multimedia Presentations
Podcasts and videos of various beach topics -- from lifeguards to sea turtles!

WebCams
Two webcams provide a current view of the seashore and Davis Bayou. Images are updated every 15 minutes.

Did You Know?

The long roots of the sea oats help hold the dunes together.

The stunning sugar white beaches of Gulf Islands National Seashore are composed of fine quartz eroded from granite in the Appalachian Mountains. The sand is carried seaward by rivers and creeks and deposited by currents along the shore.