Stargazing at Fort Pickens
Gulf Islands National Seashore Announces Stargazing at Fort Pickens
Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown announced that stargazing programs will held on Fridays, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 14, and October 12 from sunset to 10:00 p.m. at the Battery Worth Picnic Area at Fort Pickens Area. Weather permitting, volunteers from the Escambia Amateur Astronomers' Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of the stars, planets and constellations.
Superintendent Brown encourages everyone to visit the Seashore to join us for our stargazing program. The program is free; however, there is an $8 entrance fee to the Fort Pickens Area. For additional information about this program or others offered at the Seashore, call the Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center at (850) 934-2600 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/guis.