Take a walk on the wild side on one of the many nature trails that wind through Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, teeming with birds and wildlife and shaded by large trees. Discover that there is more than white-sand beaches on your getaway to the Gulf Coast.
17 listings found.
30945 Five Rivers Blvd.
Five Rivers’ exhibit hall, theater, trails, boat tours, banquet facilities and kayak rentals offer access to Alabama’s rich Mobile-Tensaw River Delta. We are open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free.
999 Commerce Loop
The center conducts studies and research that enhance our understanding of the life history of red snapper, various finfish and shrimp.
51233 State Hwy. 225
The Baldwin County Bicentennial Park is a 367-acre area in North Baldwin County. It offers a unique family experience and provides extended hands-on opportunities to learn about the county’s history.
12295 State Hwy.180 W.
The Refuge is open year-round for hiking, fishing, wildlife observation and photography. Discover some of Alabama's last remaining undisturbed coastal habitat. Office hours: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., M-F. Refuge is open from Dusk till Dawn.
Beautiful beaches, authentic downtowns, wildlife preserves, historic sites and fresh-off-the-boat seafood are all yours to enjoy along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. Experience the link between the traditions of the Deep South and laid-back island lifestyle and connect with the waters, ways and wildlife of Alabama’s Gulf Coast.
19950 County Rd. 71
See over 450 alligators from hatchlings to mature adults, relaxing, sunbathing, courting and nesting in their natural environment with an opportunity to feed them! Seasonal feeding times are 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
213 Bienville Blvd.
The sanctuary consists of 164 acres of maritime forest, marshes, dunes, a lake, swamp and beach. Multiple walking trails, some handicapped accessible, allow the avid birder miles of habitat for spotting neo-tropical migrants.
500 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
From its elevated boardwalk, you may enjoy beautiful views of the wetlands that connect Little Lagoon and Lake Shelby. Wildlife such as otters, pelicans, and the occasional alligator can be seen in its shallow water.
11300 Hwy. 98
This public research and education facility includes an interpretive center with indoor displays, live animals and forested boardwalk nature trails. The boardwalk trails are within 6,600 acres of protected estuarine habitats.
Ocean Camp provides marine education camps, plus school field trips for children ages 5-12. Sea Turtle Talks can be scheduled on the beach during nesting season for families.
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