No snow, no ice, just dazzling waters and white sand. That's what awaits those who visit Gulf Islands National Seashore during the winter months.
Gulf Islands National Seashore
If you're interested in archeology, three parks are offering a variety of talks and activities this summer that literally cover the subject from coast to coast.
Take this quiz and see whether your knowledge of the national seashores is up to speed. Answers are at the end. Don't peek.
As David and Kay Scott set out on their trip to visit national park lodges to update their guidebook, they come upon a rarity at Gulf Islands National Seashore -- a campground with hot and cold running water and electricity...run by the National Park Service.
Seen any heroes down at the beach lately? The folks at Oceana, a non-profit that works to protects oceans, are looking for some heros.
Though it might seem the only stories about nesting shorebirds in the national parks revolve around Cape Hatteras National Seashore, there are nesting shorebirds at Gulf Islands National Seashore, too, and officials are implementing seasonal guidelines to protect them.
During 2011-2015, the Civil War will be commemorated with special events in dozens of Civil War-related national parks. This month's schedule includes highlighted events in four parks in four different states.
Bottle Carrying Tribute to British Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Washes Up At Gulf Islands National Seashore
Beach combers always are searching for the unusual, but a crew cleaning up oil at Gulf Islands National Seashore found a message in a bottle honoring a British soldier killed in Afghanistan.
While there was great concern that the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe would have significant impacts on wildlife that rely on the national seashores that line the Gulf of Mexico, there seems to have been little effects on nesting black skimmers at Gulf Islands National Seashore.