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Alabama Coastal Birding Trail

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I visited several stops within the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach communities. Good birding and well... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Holland, Michigan
If you love to birdwatch, you'll definitely find this trail interesting

Site 25, happens to be the D'Olive Bay Overlook and it is located on your GPS at N30.66917... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

I visited several stops within the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach communities. Good birding and well chosen locations. Only negative was at Gulf State Park and the ever present bike traffic. Fortunately the trails are mostly wide enough to allow both uses without too many...More

1  Thank West_Michigan_Birder
Reviewed March 18, 2018

The birds were absent on the morning of March 17 when I hiked the trails at stops #11, #12, and #13 in Bon Secour NWR. These trails were well marked and in good condition, and during my walk, I did not encounter any other people.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Site 25, happens to be the D'Olive Bay Overlook and it is located on your GPS at N30.66917 W-87.93565. It is just before the intersection with I-10, The D’Olive Bay overlook is on the left (west) behind the Shell service station. This spot provides an...More

1  Thank Allen21096
Reviewed February 27, 2018

I had a nice long bike ride here. I made the mistake of thinking I knew my way back and gave my map way to a lost couple. I then ended up lost, on the highway with no map. I had to climb a bridge...More

Thank Gina E
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Whether you're a bird lover or not this is a great place to visit. There are a lot of trails to explore and wildlife along with the beautiful flora and fauna along the boardwalk. Parking is conveniently located at the entrance of the boardwalk too.

2  Thank ned4me
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Alabama has a plethora of wildlife, and many species of birds along the coast. The birding trail is made for avid avian fans, with convenient parking, trails, boardwalks, etc. situated in key locations to allow observation with minimal disturbance to the birds and other wildlife....More

1  Thank EJISK
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful and if you like to walk and explore i advise you to check this wonderful place out ,this was my first year going here and we all loved it

2  Thank Kaylene R
Reviewed February 8, 2017

It was such a joy to spend warm & sunny winter days in this special part of Alabama. The sunsets on the beach were breath takers and the Blue Herons & Pelicans added life to the still photos. We found the hiking trails to be...More

2  Thank Sharon G. R
Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

Thank Mearly24
Reviewed July 3, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Scott H
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Nan T
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Part of the trail is off of Dauphin Island.