Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Welcome Centers

Who nests on our white-sand beaches? When do they hatch? Discover answers to these questions and more during our free Turtle Talk and Bird Chatter series at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center (3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy). Hear from local experts as they share their passion and knowledge about the amazing creatures and leave with an understanding of how you can be a nature steward.

Turtle Talks 
Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June
Starting at 11 a.m.
Bring your camera for pictures with our mascot, Caretta the Turtle.

Bird Chatter 
Thursdays in June
Starting at 11 a.m.

We will publish our July series schedule shortly.

Both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Welcome Centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and helpful, friendly staff offer free vacation planning information, brochures, and maps as well as recommendations on our calendar of local events. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Gulf Shores Welcome Center

3459 Gulf Shores Parkway
North of the Intracoastal Bridge on Highway 59


Orange Beach Welcome Center

23685 Perdido Beach Road
Approximately four miles east of the
Highway 59 and 182 intersection on the beach road

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