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Gulf Islands National Seashore

Hurricane Damage To Gulf Islands National Seashore To Limit Access Into December

Gulf Islands National Seashore, though not as heavily damaged as other parts of the National Park System in the Caribbean and Florida, will have limited access into December as crews work to repair road damage inflicted by Hurricane Nate to the Fort Pickens Road through the Fort Pickens Area and Highway 399 through the Santa Rosa Area.

Alligator Gar Spotted Along Florida’s Gulf Islands National Seashore

Brian Whalen stood at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, staring out at bright green waves crashing along the Santa Rosa Area of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Though it was the middle of the week, the beach was dotted with swimmers, sunbathers, and anglers like Whalen, enjoying a hot, sunny day in Northwest Florida. Suddenly, a dark shape swam past, longer than an adult is tall with a powerful tailfin.

Lewd Behavior Prompts Closure Of Camping Area In Gulf Islands National Seashore

In response to numerous complaints about public nudity and indecent behavior that has damaged natural resources, Gulf Islands National Seashore has suspended primitive camping at the Perdido Key Area in Florida while the park develops a plan to address these concerns.

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