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Address: 20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
Phone Number: 12519487275
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white...

Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your toes into. Inside Gulf State Park there is a championship golf course, new beach pavilion, rental cottages, tennis courts, camp sites, hiking trails, Zip Line, and a fishing pier that is 20-feet wide and extends 1,512 feet into the Gulf. This and much more make Gulf State Park the perfect in-state vacation or out-of-state adventure.

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White sand , nice beach.

We didn't spend alot of time here but our daughter was married on this beach in the park. It was the perfect spot for this occasion, a nice sunset and not too many people in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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ALDEN
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't spend alot of time here but our daughter was married on this beach in the park. It was the perfect spot for this occasion, a nice sunset and not too many people in the evening.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove thru last year to scope out some campsites. Not a lot of coverage so to me the best time to camp there would be in the Fall and Spring.

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Thank dartgirl70
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This park has it all: hiking trails, golf, the beach, campgrounds, close proximity to restaurants, wildlife, peace, and quiet. If your looking for any of these, you have found it. Oh, and the staff is friendly and helpful with any questions you may have.

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Thank MRB5357
Jackson, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was one of the largest parks I think we have stayed at. We happen to get a drive through spot with lots of privacy. We were in our RV and didn't have our car so going to dinner on our bikes were challenging since the restaurant was approximately 5 or 6 miles away, but overall we have a great... More 

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Thank reecemike
Pacific, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to park to check it out to see what the area looked like for a future stay and upon reaching the main gate was told we had to pay a fee just to drive through the area. The drive through would have taken about 10 minutes to look at camping sites and was told there was still a fee... More 

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Thank David W
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Coastline next to the pier where we were was clean, groomed, white Sand, gorgeous. Families walking the shoreline chasing little crab Like things and picking up shells (sparce). Open worth parking at night, people walking shore line in the dark...very pleasant. Night fishing from the pier was busy...loved the atmosphere of the area, relaxed and pristine.

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Thank Sally H
Forsyth, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our stay was wonderful! The park was very clean and well kept. The pool was awesome! I would highly recommend it!

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Thank mike g
Slidell, Louisiana
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70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't confuse fishing state Park with the real one. I did. The one you are supposed to go to you pay to park and there is a boardwalk to beach and showers and bathrooms. $6 to park but worth it.

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Thank Grandmamajoy777
Bitburg, Germany
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279 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This state park is gorgeous and so well maintained, I can't recommend it enough. Bathrooms and shower facilities are excellent, camping spaces are well spaced, and it's just a beautiful place to be.

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Thank AmyJosie
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I love coming here to the state park. It's so beautiful and quite. Well quite from people noises. We collected a number of great sea shells. We will be back.

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Thank Andie C

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