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Park Day @ Gulf Islands National Seashore

Upcoming Event
Saturday, April 15, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

1400 Fort Pickens Rd
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

Meeting place
Volunteers will meet park rangers outside of the historic Fort Pickens for check-in at 9 am. Parking is available.
Planned Activities
Volunteers will help to maintain and clean up the historic Fort Pickens District in the park. Park Day activities will include a variety of tasks in Fort Pickens and the surrounding district, including sweeping sand, pulling vegetation, trimming bushes and picking up litter.
History or Educational Activities
Join us for a Guardian of the Gulf walking tour! This will be an hour-long tour led by one of our guides. We will meet at 11am at Fort Pickens after finishing up Park Day tasks.
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to bring their own water and snacks, and there is a refillable water station available for use throughout the day.
Is there a rain date?
In the instance of inclement weather, Park Day will continue as planned.
Please note
Volunteers will be emailed a pass to show at the entrance gate. This will waive your entrance fee to the park for the day.
Please note: Tour involves walking on uneven surfaces, sandy walkways and steps, and through dark spaces. Participants are encouraged to bring their personal flashlights.

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