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Address: 11300 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532
Phone Number: +1 334-928-9792
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A government protected wildlife reserve.

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Loved walking the board walks through the Weeks Bay wet lands...We really liked that so many of the trees were identified...

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kathy L
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved walking the board walks through the Weeks Bay wet lands...We really liked that so many of the trees were identified...

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Thank Kathy L
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice side trip, a beautiful walk to the the bay, anyone of any age would enjoy. Loved walking on the well kept board walk and taking in the quiet serene atmosphere of the water and local laandscape.

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Thank whinnies88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a stop if you are in the area. The museum is one of the best and the extensive boardwalk allows a tour unlike any I've seen thru any similar place.

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Thank Wayne W
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Weeks Bay is a gorgeous Gulf Coast Estuary that receives vital protection by the Weeks Bay Foundation. According to famed Harvard Biologist originally from Alabama, E.O. Wilson, the river delta system leading to Mobile Bay and Weeks Bay is the most ecological diverse system in the Northern Hemisphere. This is a beautiful place to try to get up front and... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Great Boardwalk through the estuary. Trees are labeled for ease of identification and the view and sounds at the end overlooking the bay are priceless. Birds abound. Small blue tailed skinks skitter on the boards and a broad head skink the size of a small gator may surprise you around the bend. Inside the visitor center are dioramas and screens... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the day at Weeks Bay. It's a hidden jewel. At the end of a wonderful Boardwalk, you can see Weeks Bay, an estuary that is connected to several rivers and Mobile Bay. It's a nice place to relax and absorb nature!

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Walland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

We made an abbreviated visit to see the flowers in bloom along the boardwalk. We had never seen pitcher plants and were surprised at how beautiful they were and the profusion of flowers so close to the boardwalk. Many other varieties to see as well. This area is a bog and exceptionally humid. Use bug spray.

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3 Thank Wayne_Zurl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice quiet place to take the family to fish or just enjoy the outdoors. Lots of bird watching and places to picnic as well. Several docks and a place to put in your boat. On the other side there is also a pitcher plant bog. With walking trail.

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Thank JDemaria
Greensboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

While visiting Fairhope, we made a visit to Weeks Bay. We were in luck because the pitcher plants were in bloom. It is a beautiful, natural preserve and very easy to get around because of the boardwalks. Do take your insect repellent!

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

This is a place you have to visit. An area of unparalleled beauty and an area conserved and preserved by a real caring bunch of good folks.

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