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

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Ospreys and seagulls and merlins, Oh My !!!

It depends upon the time of the year, but we have seen a variety of birds. And some where life birds for us. On State Road #2 we have seen and photographed as many as 6 Osprey on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Capt'n Rick D
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It depends upon the time of the year, but we have seen a variety of birds. And some where life birds for us. On State Road #2 we have seen and photographed as many as 6 Osprey on different trees. Great Blues and Royal Terns. You just never know what you will see till you try !!!

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great for photographers. Birds of very many species. Many great pictures to be had. If you are a photographer of landscapes or birds this is your place.

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Bridgeport, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Loved it!!! A very good place for the kids to stay busy and see different species of birds and run and play

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I visited this birding spot with my husband a few weeks ago. We tried to catch the ferry early to beat the heat. Even at 10:00 a.m. we were sweating the whole walk. Anyway, we came prepared with sunscreen, water, and bug spray. The bug spray really wasn't needed. We saw two Osprey, a purple martin, and some sort of... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 attraction reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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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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