Gulf State Park  Activities Schedule

All activities are free to guests staying in the park and a $2 charge per vehicle to enter the campground for non-guests unless otherwise indicated.

 

 Friday 12/15

8:00 AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM – Snake Encounters: Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes. You will learn how to identify the local venomous species and why these creatures are an important part of our environment. Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake.

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Guided Beach Walk: Meet at bronze sea turtle at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier to learn all about our coastal ecosystem.  Then, meander along the shore, with our guide, looking for shells and learn about some of the local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico.

Saturday 12/16

10:00 AM - Beach Creature Feature: Meet at the Nature Center to learn about some of the diverse local sea life found in the Gulf of Mexico.  Bring items from the beach and we will help you to identify it. 

Sunday 12/17

The Nature Center is Closed on Sundays.

10:00AM - Camper Devotion:  Meet in the Education Bldg. (non-denominational & casual)

6:00PM – Sunday Evening Bible Study - Non-Denominational Bible Overview: Meet in the Activities Building. Bibles will be available.

6:00PM—Christmas Caroling in the Park! Everyone is invited to the Amphitheater for a night of traditional Christmas songs. Come to listen or join in the singing as you enjoy some Christmas goodies.

Monday 12/18

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM - Talk About Turtles!  Come to the Education Building to learn some of the interesting things about the turtles that you can find around Gulf State Park including the protected Gopher Tortoise.

Monday 12/18

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Geo Caching 101: Geocaching is a world-wide treasure hunt that combines a little bit of technology with exploring the great outdoors.  Come to the Ed. Bldg. with a handheld GPS or Smartphone. You can apply what you have learned in the campground.

Wednesday 12/20

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM - Alligator Adventures: Come to the Nature Center to see our baby alligators and learn some interesting facts about this pre-historic creature that can be found in Gulf State Park!

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

11:00 AM — Eco Art: Join us in the Ed. Bldg. to participate in an art project/craft that highlights a natural aspect of the Park. 

1:00 PM - Pier Fishing 101: -Beginner’s course on pier fishing. Learn safety, regulations, how to set up gear, pick bait, and fish from the Gulf State Park Pier. Weather dependent. Free program but if you intend to fish please obtain saltwater fishing license in advance.  Purchase online at http://www.outdoor alabama.com/ saltwater-recreational-licenses.

Thursday 12/21

10:00 AM – Bat - The King of Caves: Bats are one of the most economically important non-domesticated animals in North America. Meet at the Education Building for this presentation about bats. 

2:00 PM – SHARK!! – Come to the Education Building to learn about the amazing sharks that inhabit the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday 12/22

8:00AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

9:00AM—Prime Time Fitness: Meet in the Activities Bldg.

10:00 AM – Radical Raptors!!! -  Come to the Nature Center to meet Sherlock the Barred Owl and learn why she is a RADICAL RAPTOR!!!

10:00 AM to Noon—Volleyball: Meet at the Volleyball Courts.

2:00 PM – Exploring Coastal Creatures: Meet at the foot of the pier to learn about and get up close with creatures found in Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

Gulf Area Resort Ministries is hosting a trip to Bellingrath Gardens on

Thursday, Dec. 14th from 3:30PM-10:00PM.

Cost is $40 per person for transportation, meal and ticket.

Limited availability.

Signup sheet at Campground Registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Please Recycle: There are Recycling Bins available for plastic, paper and aluminum available in the Campground Parking Lot near the Tennis Courts. 

Please DO NOT put plastic grocery bags in recycle