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Birding and wildlife viewing in a wilderness island park; 12-14 miles offshore, beaches, dunes, lagoons; endangered brown pelicans, bald eagles, sea turtles, more than 250 species of birds use islands to nest or as stop-over habitat during seasonal migrations; lizards, snakes, rare sea turtles, alligators in marshes; charter boats to wilderness islands, ferry to Ship Island; fishing in wilderness waters; beaches, coastal marshes, and dense maritime forests.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI