Salinas Pier

There have been some impacts from the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, in Gulf County. The impacts mainly were seen on the South Cape San Blas area and Indian Pass. Collected samples have been background to low concentrations. This is not a considerable concern for Gulf County at the moment. However, we would love to help you plan your Gulf County vacation. Live Chat with us for help planning and use the link to learn more about Red Tide in Florida. 

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Keep It Wild

In Gulf County, we like to keep it wild! That means we love to leave our beaches, parks, and public areas as clean as possible for other people and wildlife to enjoy. We ask you to help keep it wild in Gulf County while you are exploring this beautiful area. Want to know more about how you can keep it wild and protect our shores? Check out this webpage that fully outlines our Leave No Trace Ordinance! Or you can watch this informative video: Leave No Trace in Gulf County, Florida! There even some great tips & tricks at the bottom of this page. 

Keep It Wild Art Contest

Calling all artists ages 5-14, show us how you keep it wild while sharing the beach with our local wildlife! Send in an original drawing by June 15th to We will select six artists' creations to be displayed at the Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Festival. Then, you can vote for your favorite via our Facebook Page! Winners will be announced on August 2nd. All artists must have a signed release form from Parents/Guardians to be included in the contest. 

 colorful poster for a art contest

an infographic on how to keep it wild at the beach