Despite the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina, the City of Pascagoula is still a place of historic magic. Spanish moss decorates the live oak trees. Antebellum architecture of the Old South still weaves a spell over visitors. Yet, the Port of Pascagoula has the quaint charm of a fishing village.
The Gulf Island National Seashore is a national park is a beautiful collection of barrier islands stretching along the Gulf of Mexico shore from the western Florida panhandle to Gulfport, Mississippi. The Islands nearest the Port of Pascagoula are Horn Island and Petit Bois Island. The Davis Bayou Area is also about 25 kilometers to the west on the mainland. The Mississippi District of the park is open all year, and it offers 162 hectares of adventure.