National Seashore

Gulf Islands Dog Policy

Gulf Islands National Seashore is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Trails
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Campground
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Beach
Dogs Not Allowed
[]
Roads
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Gulf Islands National Seashore encompasses barrier islands in Mississippi and Florida, and includes beautiful gulf water, white sand beaches, and historic forts.

Gulf Islands National Seashore is somewhat dog friendly, and dogs are allowed on trails and at the campgrounds while on leashes no longer than 6'. However, dogs can't go on the beaches, on fishing piers, or in water less than 5'.

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Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on trails while on a leash no longer than 6'.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at campgrounds while on a leash no longer than 6' or tied.

Campground Dogs Allowed? # Dog Friendly Sites Equipment
Davis Bayou Campground Yes 54 Car, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle Reservations/Info
Fort Pickens Campground Yes 201 Caravan/Camper Van, Fifth Wheel, Pickup Camper, Pop Up, RV, Tent, Trailer, Vehicle Reservations/Info
Naval Live Oaks Youth Group Camping No
Campground details from Recreation.gov

Beach Policy

Dogs are not allowed on beaches, and not allowed in water less than 5'.

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed along roads while on a leash no longer than 6'.

Location & Map

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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