Monarch Butterfly Walk

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 - Saturday, Nov 16, 2019
From: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 State Hwy. 180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Hours of Operation
Monarch Butterfly Walk
Free admission. Reservations required.

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the magnificent migration of the monarch butterfly and their fascinating life cycle? Come join Refuge volunteer, Homer Singleton, as he leads participants along the Gator Lake Trail searching for this beautiful butterfly.

During the walk Homer will introduce you to the butterflies which pass through this area, their habitats and their life cycles. Participants will also be asked to help catch monarch butterflies so that they can receive tags that will allow scientists to track their migration.

The walks will start at the Gator Lake trailhead located off of Mobile Street. The walks typically last anywhere from two and a half to three hours and participants should come prepared to walk over two miles, in the soft sand, with minimal shade. Water and bug spray are highly suggested.  

***The walks will be limited to 12 participants; please call to make reservations at 251-540-7720 .