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Gulf State Park

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Address: 20115 State Hwy. 135, Gulf Shores, AL
Phone Number: 251-948-7275
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Home to numerous scenic dunes, lakes and beaches.

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We like visiting Gulf Shores because of its atmosphere. The area is not your typical beach type area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bowling Green
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We like visiting Gulf Shores because of its atmosphere. The area is not your typical beach type area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just about every public beach stop was overly crowded, but we love the beach so we wanted to check this one off of our visited beaches. Had a blast just be weary of jellyfish. Didn't realize they would be hanging out so close to the shore. Lots of fun!

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Memphis
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my grandsons to the zip line. Most fun we have had in years. Superior staff who knew how to get a 12 year old to master the zip line. Price was reasonable.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amid the hectic bustle that Gulf Shores has become with numerous high rise condos and tourists the natural beauty and calm retreat by this park help rejuvenate the soul.

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Lindstrom, Mn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach has the soft white sand as the rest of the crowded beaches in the Gulf Shores area with one exception....it's not busy.

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Thank Motorman423
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked out onto the pier and looked around for a little while, we did not fish but it was a nice view. We were able to see a few dolphins and sharks. Wish we could have seen more.

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Thank Samantha W
Harrod, ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location. Beautiful scenery, lots of trails which make it a super biking location. Too far from the beach to walk.

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Thank Johnny G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice park. A great place to get shells if you are looking. Much better than some other beaches for that.

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Thank Joel D
Blue Springs, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first trip to any beach. We were there July 3-5. It was clean. Not really crowded. Friendly people. Bathrooms were close. Parking could be better. We chose this area because of the description and pictures...it said sugar white sand and turquoise water. Sand was clean but not sugar white. Water was not turquoise. But we still enjoyed it!! I... More 

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Thank michaelyneb
Dickson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family went to the pier about sunset just to walk and see the sights. We watched families have their beach pictures taken, one couple got engaged, young kids catching their prize fish, and grandparents praising the children over what a fine catch they had. Good place to spend some family time whether you're fishing, taking pictures, or just spending... More 

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