• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

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    Small portion of Horn Island, Mississippi, closed to entry due to discovery of asbestos and possible other bio hazards. Click on more for map and press release. More »

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 arches at Fort Massachusetts are made of red and tan bricks.

Gulf Islands National Seashore's Fort Massachusetts, on West Ship Island 12 miles off the Mississippi coastline, was covered by the 30-foot storm surge from Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005. The fort has been reopened to the public.