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Weeks Bay

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Address: 11300 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532
Phone Number: 334 928 9792
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: A government protected wildlife reserve.

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Easy educational trails

Very educational, staff easy hiking trails and beautiful settings. Bog area spectacular, plants identified. Pet friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Very educational, staff easy hiking trails and beautiful settings. Bog area spectacular, plants identified. Pet friendly.

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Huron, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Many native plants, clearly labeled so you know what you are looking at (horticultural name too). Stopped at the Pitcher Plant Bog, but being winter, the plants were sleeping. Interesting displays at the nature center.

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Munfordville, Kentucky
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We were interested in the wildlife around the area of Gulf Shores. We got to the Weeks Estuary early one morning. The welcome center has many displays which children would love. There is a mile Boardwalk loop. The trees are labelled which I loved. The bay view is sensational. Across the road there is a walk around a bog with... More 

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Culver, Minnesota, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A definite place to stop if you are in the area. Many interesting exhibits and a beautiful observation walkway.

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Bay Minette, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Weeks Bay is good to visit in your boat! You can go here for Fishing, Shrimping, Water skiing whatever you like. It is nice out here and you can go do whatever you like whereever you want. This is a nice quiet place to visit.

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FOLEY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I love the pitcher plant bog trail, the Nature Center, and the boardwalk that leaves from the Nature Center. It's a great place to take visitors to the area to see natural, coastal habitat. I love it. It's good for all ages, anyone who wants to get out and see something besides beaches and battleships! All the walks are on... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Weeks Bay is so relaxing. We took our dog and walked along the boardwalks. It was so much fun. Loved all the flora and fauna being identified. It makes learning fun. The pier at the end of the boardwalk was incredible looking over Weeks Bay.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have had the opportunity over the last few years to work with the staff at WBR teaching environmental education to local school groups. It is a great and close field trip for young and old. I'm still learning about all the plants and animals that call Weeks Bay, an estuary surrounded by wetlands... home.

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Pensacola, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

If in the area, a must see. The ecology is explained in exhibits and narratives, along with some history. There is a raised walkway. Vegetation is labeled. It ends at the Bay which is a beautiful view.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Took 5 and 6 year olds, loved the nature walks and seeing marine creatures up close. Great views of Fish River, Weeks Bay, easy drive from the beach.

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