Day 840: Gulf Islands National Seashore

This morning we said goodbye to Rick:

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M’s Junior Ranger banner, the second one Trish made on this trip, is now full:

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We drove west, entering Alabama:

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Alabama’s coastal region is not that wide, so we soon entered Mississippi:

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We soon arrived at the visitor center for Gulf Islands National Seashore:

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The visitor center is quite nice:

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We walked out to the shore, where we could see the gulf islands along the horizon:

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Anything that stands still gets overtaken by vines:

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The kids completed their Junior Ranger books and received their badges:

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We wanted to visit a pair of NPS sites in New Orleans, but they’re closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving, so we continued on to overnight at a Walmart near Baton Rogue, Louisiana.  See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.

Day 839: Fishing and Soccer with Rick and Chasitie
Day 841: To the Bolivar Peninsula

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