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“Beautiful State Park with lots to do!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gulf State Park

Gulf State Park
Ranked #2 of 41 things to do in Gulf Shores
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful State Park with lots to do!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Gulf State Park is a beautiful, clean park with much to do for everyone of all ages. The Nature Center had several live native animals for the family to view, including baby alligators. There are pontoon boats to rent that look new as well as canoes in which to paddle around the lakes. The RV sites were spacious and well kept. The fishing pier is wonderful, however crowded. Bring food with you as the concession stand is very minimally stocked. Same thing goes for the bait shop. Even in the most crowded months, there is plenty of beach for everyone. I would definitely return to this park for a family vacation. Oh, and it cost only $1 to enter the RV park/Nature Center.

Visited March 2013
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Wisconsin
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“golf at the Gulf State Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

Nice golf course, small pro shop but friendly personnel not far from 59 in Gulf Shores in the center of the State park.

Visited March 2013
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Pensacola, Florida
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

The facility at the park are fantastic. There is plenty to do, from camping to hiking, to biking trails. Get vacation spot

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Ripon, California
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70 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Very Nice State Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

Visited friends here. Park was very nice. Hiked down the alligator Marsh Trail. Beautiful! Also toured their on site museum which was very interesting

Visited February 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

The nature center is fantastic and the staff friendly and informative. They have tours of various parts of the park, examples of wildlife found in the park and a resident cat that obviously owns the place! Fun stop.

Visited February 2013
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