GULF BREEZE — Here is Gulf Islands National Seashore’s summer ranger programs schedule. All programs are free to participate in and are subject to change without notification. 

FORT PICKENS AREA: The Fort Pickens Bookstore and Museum are open daily 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

NAVAL LIVE OAKS AREA: Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to sunset. Park headquarters exhibits are open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; they are closed on federal holidays.

NATURE WALK — LIFE ON A BARRIER ISLAND: open daily at 10 a.m.; meet at the Fort Pickens Bookstore for this 30-minute program.

FORT PICKENS — GARRISON FOR FREEDOM: 2 p.m. daily. Meet at the entrance to Fort Pickens for this 45-minute program.

CREATURE FEATURE: daily at 3:30 p.m.; meet at the Fort Pickens Bookstore for this 30-minute talk.

FORT BARRANCAS: open Thursdays through Mondays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

NATURE WALK — LIFE IN A MARITIME FOREST: 10 a.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Meet at the Fort Barrancas Visitor Center for this 45-minute program.

ADVANCED REDOUBT — LEGACY IN BRICK & MORTAR: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays; meet at Advanced Redoubt’s entrance for this 45-minute program.

FORT BARRANCAS — BASTIONS ON THE BLUFFS: 2 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Meet at the Fort Barrancas Visitor Center for this 45-minute program.

KAYAKING 101: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Call 916-5670 to reserve a seat for this 60-minute program. All equipment is provided. All participants must weigh at least 50 pounds.

SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER — MUSKET FIRING DEMONSTRATIONS: 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Meet at Fort Pickens’ entrance for this 30-minute program.

DUSK ON THE GULF: 6:30 p.m. Saturdays; meet in the Battery Worth Amphitheater for this 30-minute program.

There will be no public programs Aug. 22 and Sept. 12. There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas areas.