Gulf Islands National Seashore will close a section of Johnson Beach Road inside the park on Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18. Park maintenance staff will be using heavy equipment for sand removal and annual road repairs.

The section of road that will be closed starts at the end of the main parking area to the end of the road. Visitors will still be able to park in the Johnson Beach parking area and all facilities will remain open. For safety purposes the road will be closed to all traffic, including bicyclists and pedestrians.

For additional information, contact park headquarters at (850) 934-2600 or visit the National Seashore website at


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