Location


View Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in a larger map June 2014 - Mapquest and Bing Maps have not yet recognized streets at the Cedar Point Site. Google maps (linked above) does include them.

Driving Directions to GCRL-East Beach
703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

For interactive driving directions from a specific location, click on one of the location markers in the map above and then click the Directions link.

If you are traveling east on I-10, take the Ocean Springs Exit #50 and follow Highway 609 (Washington Avenue) about 3 miles to U.S. 90. Turn left on U.S. 90; right on Bechtel Boulevard (4th traffic light); cross the railroad tracks; left on Government Street (a 4-way stop); right on Halstead Road (a 3-way stop); go south to the beach; the GCRL entrance is on the left.

If you are traveling west on I-10, take the Ocean Springs Exit #57; turn left (south) and follow Hwy. 57 to U.S. 90. Turn right on U.S. 90. Go about 4.5 miles (6th traffic light) to Hanley Road. Turn left on Hanley; cross railroad tracks; right on Government (a 4-way stop); left on Halstead (a 3-way stop); go south to the beach; GCRL entrance is to the left.

Driving Directions to GCRL-Cedar Point
300 Laurel Oak Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

From the GCRL East Beach site, turn right and go 1.4 miles north on Halstead Road to Government Street and turn right. After 2.0 miles, turn right on Knapp Road. Take the first right onto VFW Road. Take the first left onto Gulf Islands National Seashore Parkway. In 0.2 miles, turn left onto Laurel Oak Drive. Continue 0.2 miles and turn right into the parking area.

If you are traveling east on Highway 90, just after passing Ocean Springs Hospital, turn right (south) at the traffic light on Gulf Islands National Seashore Parkway. (The road on the north side of the intersection is Ocean Springs Road.) Continue 1.4 miles and turn left on Laurel Oak Drive. Continue 0.2 miles and turn right into the parking area.

If you are traveling west on Highway 90, continue 1.1 miles past Wal-Mart and turn left (south) at the traffic light on Gulf Islands National Seashore Parkway, just before reaching Ocean Springs Hospital. (The road on the north side of the intersection is Ocean Springs Road.) Continue 1.4 miles and turn left on Laurel Oak Drive. Continue 0.2 miles and turn right into the parking area.