These 21 Mississippi Beaches Have Just Been Put On Advisory Due To Toxic Algae Blooms

We’re in the throes of summer. However, our beaches aren’t being invaded by swarms of residents and tourists looking to cool off. Instead, the beaches are being invaded by toxic algae blooms. The problem has gotten so bad that 21 beaches along the Gulf Coast had to be closed. Read on to learn about which beaches have been affected and the cause of the invasive algae.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

Want to stay on top of the beach closings? Click here for a map of current closures.

Algae blooms aren’t the only thing to look out for this summer. Read about another concern here.