Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashore

Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashore

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Explore the 150 miles of colorful coastline of Gulf Islands National Seashore. Stretching from West Ship Island in Mississippi to Santa Rosa Island in Florida, but excluding the Alabama Coast, this park offers various diversions including walking on glorious white sand beaches, hiking on wilderness barrier islands, wildlife watching, incomparable saltwater fishing, and more. There are even four Civil War era forts you can visit. Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashores an in-depth guide to this most unusual treasure of the National Park Service. Author Robert Falls is a full-time professional writer and photographer whose work has appeared in numerous national publications. He has visited and worked on the Gulf Coast for many years and brings the benefit of this experience to everyone who plans a visit to the area.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • Falcon Guides
  • Guilford, CT, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1585920363
  • 9781585920365

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Florida's and Mississippi's barrier islands abound with many natural wonders. There are extraordinary places where you can explore and enjoy these pristine areas. Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashore will help you find the ideal spot to pitch your tent, enjoy a picnic, cast a line, frolic in the surf, hike a trail, or investigate plant and animal life.This guidebook includes detailed descriptions of more than ten protected areas on barrier islands within the national seashore - places where development is prohibited, motorized vehicles are banned, and wilderness areas have been established. Within each listing you'll find: the best time of year to visit; facilities, fees, and recreational activities; RV sites and campgrounds; nearby points of interest; and detailed maps of each area.Whether you plan to stay for a day or a week, use Exploring Gulf Islands National Seashore as your guide. (6 X 9, 168 pages, b&w photos, maps)show more

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