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

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Natural Bay with wildlife and conservation

Nothing to dislike... take a canoe if you have one. It is a research station for bay environments and animal ecology of the bay area as to water wildlife and birds. Hydrology of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nothing to dislike... take a canoe if you have one. It is a research station for bay environments and animal ecology of the bay area as to water wildlife and birds. Hydrology of the area is very important to the health and welfare of the bay and the area wildlife.

1 Thank Geolawyeralabama
Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited with our 2 teenage daughters. We started at the nature center. The gentleman gave us a lot of information about the estuary and marsh areas as well as the pitcher plant bog. All of the paths would be handicap accessible. They are have rails and it was an easy walk even with young children. We went the the... More 

2 Thank cmurray942
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

For a taste of a true Gulf Coast habitat, Weeks Bay is a great place to visit. Early mornings are best in hot months, and during the summer, you may spot alligators as you walk above on the protected boardwalk. A nature center will explain the plants, animals and birds you will see.

Thank Leslie Anne F
Vienna, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I visited the Weeks Bay Pitcher Plant Bog as well as the Weeks Bay Interpretive Center. I went looking for birds but I guess it was too hot, even in mid-morning. However, the staff member I spoke to at the Center was helpful and pleasant, the boardwalk trails well-maintained, and the signage informative. Nice quiet stroll on a Monday morning.

1 Thank oncearoundthegarden
New Albany, Mississippi
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117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was a spot we noticed as we were driving to the Grand Hotel. So glad we stopped. The pitcher plants were just beginning to bloom. Very interesting walk along a raised Boardwalk. Easy walking even in the light rain.

1 Thank Btrout51
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Weeks Bay area is a beautiful place! The boardwalks are neat and clean. The views are stunning and the wildlife is exquisite. The pier offers benches with a scenic view of Weeks Bay and Mobile Bay. My family and I take a quick walk down the boardwalk every time we come to Fairhope.

Thank Sarah G
Fairhope, Alabama
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107 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We recently purchased a cottage just around the bend from weeks bay. We usually walk our dogs over twice a day with one of the times being sunset. It is so very peaceful enjoying the sunset from this lovely spot on the bay. The facilities are a bit aged though very well cared for and useful.

Thank STJ_Waterbaby
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There is so much to recommend Weeks Bay, that to try to list them all would be impossible. Taking a boat, cruising throughout the area and contributory rivers is wonderful, but walking the surrounding trails is equally good, and fishing from boat or shore is rewarding and fun. The Nature Center is really neat and must be visited. Overall Weeks... More 

Thank Rick K
Shelby, Alabama
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It's not a long walk and would be accessible with a wheelchair. The path has many of the plants named which makes then all very interesting. There are lots of native azaleas and ferns. It was very quite and while were walking we discovered the yelowhammer woopecker. That was such a highlight as ive never seen one before. What a... More 

Thank TaraTim9
Lake Toxaway, North Carolina
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

Thank mountainstosea64

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