GULF STATE PARK BEACH PAVILION
Gulf State Park has a beautiful new Beach Pavilion that has a large
concession stand open on a seasonal basis. Air conditioned bathrooms
with showers are open throughout the year for beachgoers and picnic tables
are also available for use under the pavilion.
Gulf State Park has over 3.5 miles of beaches available in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. The beach area in Gulf Shores (main park area) can be accessed from our Beach Pavilion area. This area has a charge of $5 per car. For more information on this area, check out our Beach Pavilion page. For information on reserving our Beach Pavilion, please contact Holly at 251-223-3141 or Holly.McCraney@dcnr.alabama.gov
Military & Seniors (62 - up) $2.50
Cabin/Cottage & Campground Guest are free
Annual Pass (expires December 31) $40.00
The pavilion is perfect for family and group outings, photography sessions, reunions, beach parties and sunset weddings. Rental is available
7 days a week, except major holiday weekends during the summer.
The main deck is 48' long x 87' wide and the lower deck is 67'x60'x60'.
You may rent the Beach Pavilion from 5pm - 10pm. The cost is $500
May 1st - July 31st and August 1st - April 30th the cost is $250.00.
For more information on Beach Pavilion Rentals, please ask for Holly with Special Events at (251) 948-7275 or (251) 223-3141 or Holly.McCraney@dcnr.alabama.gov.
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All areas in Orange Beach are free of charge to everyone. (Cotton Bayou, Romar Beach and Alabama/Florida Point). If you are interested in having a beach wedding you must have a permit from Gulf State Park. For information on beach weddings, please contact anyone at Headquarters at 251-948-7275 or Holly.McCraney@dcnr.alabama.gov
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A photography/video permit is required for any commerical photos/videos on
Gulf State Park Park property. The cost is $25 for a one time permit and $150 for a yearly permit. Please contact Nicole at (251) 948-7275 or email@example.com Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm.
Hours of operation for the Beach Pavilion and beach
are from 7 a.m. - sunset year around.
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN ANY DAY USE AREAS OF GULF STATE PARK, INCLUDING THE BEACH AND PARKING AREAS.