Gulf Islands National Seashore
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32563
+1 800 874 1234 (Tourist Information)
The Gulf Islands National Seashore, which includes Fort Pickens, Naval Live Oaks, Perdido and Opal Beach, boasts some of the most beautiful white sand beaches in the area. Managed by the National Park Service, there are plenty of things to do here, like exploring miles of hiking trails and historic forts and going on ranger-led tours. Other activities include picnicking, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, boating and camping.