Starting February 1, Gulf Islands Fort Pickens in as well as Davis Bayou in .will start enforcing maximum /trailer length and height limitations for all within the
Although length limits have been in effect for a long time, a new height limitation of 12 feet for Fort Pickens Loop A has been imposed, as per a release. The restriction was imposed due to the growth of trees over the roadway.
The maximum lengths for eachdiffer based on the dimensions of the parking pavement. Visitors can check the length of the at recreation.gov (Recreation.gov , , , Permits, Passes & More). made for vehicles that exceed the limits will be canceled by staff on site.
“The current limits in place will be enforced for the safety and protection of the park and visitor property,” said Darrell Echols, Gulf Islands superintendent. “In 2021, Gulf Islandssaw an increase in incidents resulting in damage to park resources and visitor’s property. The enforcement of these restrictions is expected to reduce these incidents. Visitors are encouraged to review the published limits for when making their on recreation.gov”.
Two vehicles are allowed at each, which is the case for and because of the limited pavement for parking and turning around. All vehicles must back into the site with all tires parked on the pavement.
The vehicles are not allowed to park sideways or in the grass at. If a vehicle can’t be backed into a site, then it must be relocated to one of the campground’s overflow parking areas.
TheService is entrusted with the responsibility of preserving and caring for the unique cultural and natural treasures for the next generation. This modification will help improve the balance between continuing accessibility to the for overnight visitors as well as the protection of the park’s cultural and natural assets.
For more information visit https://www.nps.gov/guis/planyourvisit/eatingsleeping.htm.
About Gulf Islands
Created in 1971, the national seashore stretches 160 miles along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico inand , and includes barrier islands, maritime forests, historic forts, bayous, and marine habitat.
More than 20,000 Service employees care for America’s 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.