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Address: Gulf Shores, AL
Phone Number: 877-226-9089
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Activities: Birdwatching

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Easy access to varied bird habitats

Stop at the visitor's center for a map and then drive to the trail head parking areas. Varied habitat, well maintained trails, with occasional amenities. We especially enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stop at the visitor's center for a map and then drive to the trail head parking areas. Varied habitat, well maintained trails, with occasional amenities. We especially enjoyed the elevated platform structure at the edge of the woods.

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Okemos, Michigan
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943 reviews 943 reviews
377 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

While spending a month in Orange Beach stopped at various Coastal Birding Trail spots. The signs for Coastal Birding along with stop numbers made it fun and interesting. The stops covered a variety of habitats. Since we were there in February we only noted about10 or 12 different birds.

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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

The coastal birding trail always makes me slow down a bit and be patient. I've followed a few of the trails from the guide and it's a great way to show your in town guests around as well...

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The birding trail is directly in the path of migrating birds in the spring and fall. With the mild winters, opportunities abound.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

So easy to follow the trails of different lengths, so no matter your time/physical limits, you can see things you've never seen in any other area. Loved the signage

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I love birds and it was fabulous to be able to either walk or bike along the trail and stop to take pictures of birds en route.

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chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We love taking long walks while on vacation. We go to Jeff Friends trail and the BonSecour nature trails in Gulf Shores. Its a nice pleasant walk

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Mounds, Oklahoma
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is a amazing place to visit. The trails go through the marsh to be able to see the different bird nesting areas an goes out to the beach.

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Mobile, Alabama
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Extremely unusual because of location on migration path. Many varied species abound in this souther area

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USA
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352 reviews 352 reviews
119 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Took advantage of traveling to some of the spots here. Maps were well marked. Not a good season to see birds but was good to get out

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