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Address: Gulf Shores, AL
Phone Number: 877-226-9089
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nice recommendations

Was nice to have some different ideas of places that were available to see wildlife around town. Boys saw an alligator!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mearly24
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was nice to have some different ideas of places that were available to see wildlife around town. Boys saw an alligator!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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104 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only area of the birding trail that I have been to, but it is very nice and secluded. I walked the Pine Beach Trail from Fort Morgan Road to the beach and could see no one for miles. Saw lots of birds but I am not an expert regarding breeding seasons and when the best time might... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 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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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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3 Thank David D
Okemos, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 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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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

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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92 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 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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