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 as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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.