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WELCOME TO GULF STATE PARK!

We are proud to be recognized by Tripadvisor as a
2014 Certificate of Excellence winner!


Gulf State Park's very own Park Ranger, Randy Stults, was nominated for ServiceWear Apparel's Park Ranger of the Year!

You can vote for Ranger Randy every day until September 19th by clicking the picture below. Help us show Randy how great of a Park Ranger he is and bring home the title for Alabama State Parks!


At this time Wi-Fi service throughout the park may be intermittent and we are continually working to find a suitable solution to the issue. We regret and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused to you our guests.

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Located in the city of Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama, white sun-kissed beaches, a surging surf, seagulls and seashells greet you at Gulf State Park. Consisting of 6,150 acres with two miles of sugar white sand beaches, Gulf State Park has a modern campground, Cabins, Cottages, Back Country Trails, and the Largest Fishing Pier in the Gulf of Mexico!

We also have an interactive Nature Center, new Tennis Courts, a beautiful Beach Pavilion, the 18-hole Refuge Golf Course, and a 900 Acre Lake for fishing in our Picnic Area on Lake Shelby.

  " I feel like our every need was anticipated. Never have we been to such a well-run accomodating State Park. I can't reiterate enough how CLEAN everything was from the cabins, to the shower houses, to the laundro-mat. Thank you Gulf State Park for an unforgettable family vacation!" - Josh & Krystal, Owensboro, KY

 

 

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Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion in top 12 five-star vacation beaches in
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Park Headquarters 
gulf.statepark@dcnr.alabama.gov 
1-800-ALA-PARK (1-800-252-7275) 
 
Nature Center
GulfNatureCenter.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov
251-948-7275 ext. 2114
 
Campground
GulfCampground.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov
251-948-7275 ext. 2108 or 2109
 
Refuge Gulf Course
Harry.Dwyer@dcnr.alabama.gov
251-948-7275 ext. 2135
   

Read David Rainer's columns:
Good News: Gulf State Park Fire Reduces Fuel Load (2011)
Gulf State Park Adds New Pool, Campgroud Facilities (2010)
Gulf State Park Pier Celebrates Opening (2009)
New Pier Construction (2007)
New Gulf Trail (2007)
Outdoor Alabama Magazine Profile

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