Dip your toes in! The waters and coastline of national marine sanctuaries are waiting for you. Whether swimming for sport or sheer enjoyment, or exploring the tide pools along the coastline, national marine sanctuaries offer opportunities for all.
Above, left to right: Hiking, Monterey Bay NMS; beach exploration, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale NMS; splashing, Thunder Bay NMS; tidepooling, Olympic Coast NMS; jumping for joy, Monterey Bay NMS. Photos: Allison Formica; Matt McIntosh/NOAA; David J. Ruck/NOAA; David J. Ruck/NOAA; David J. Ruck/NOAA