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 12/8

The Activities Building will be closed at Noon on Friday until Monday at Noon.

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

10:00 AM – Planet Earth: Great Plains: (50 min.) On these immense wildernesses, from the baking savannahs of Africa to the frozen tundra of the Arctic, we find the greatest gatherings of wildlife on Earth, but close on the heels of gazelles, caribou or wildebeest come an array of predators.  Meet at the GSP Ed. Bldg. for this program.

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

2:00 PM – Planet Earth: Ice Worlds: (50 min.) The advance and retreat of polar ice is the real challenge to life in the Arctic and Antarctic.  For most of the year, these regions are locked in darkness, but when the sun returns, this wasteland blossoms with life.  Meet at the GSP Ed. Bldg. for this program.

Saturday 12/9

The Activities Building will be closed.

10:00 AM - Frogs and Toads: Do you know the difference between frogs and toads? Is it really easy to be green? Hop on over to the Nature Center to learn about the native frogs and toads in Gulf State Park.

Sunday 12/10

The Activities Building will be closed.

The Nature Center is Closed on Sundays.

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

Monday 12/11

The Activities Building will be closed until Noon.

8:00 AM - Early Bird Fitness: Meet in the EDUCATION BUILDING.

10:00 AM - Wildflowers of Gulf State Park: GSP is home to a large number of wildflowers. Come view this slide program that highlights those flowers that are present during each season. Come to the Education Building to learn about the wildflowers of Gulf State Park.

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

2:00 PM - Bugs and Insects: Learn new and exciting facts about some of the creepy crawlies that live in GSP. This program is suited for people of all ages and allows you to get up close and personal with some unique insects. Meet at the Education Building.

Tuesday 12/12

9:00AM - Ladies Social and Crafts: Meet in the Ed. Bldg. to work your project or come to learn a new one with like-minded ladies.

10:00 AM - Owl Encounters: Meet at the Nature Center to learn some interesting facts about owls and find out what makes owls so special. Our resident 0wls will be on hand to greet you.

7:00 PM - Music Jam Session: Join us in the Activities Building for an evening of fun and music.  This is open to anyone who wants to get together and play music. Bring an instrument or just come to listen.

Wednesday 12/13

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

10:00 AM - Alligator Adventures: Come to the Education Building and see a slide show 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. 

2:00 PM - Guided Pier Walk: Meet at the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier concession stand for a free guided tour along the pier. Our Naturalist will talk about some amazing facts about the pier and the various wild life at the pier. 

Thursday 12/14

2:00 PM – Discovering Sea Turtles:  Meet at the Nature Center to find out about the amazing Sea Turtles found in the Gulf of Mexico and nest on the beaches in Alabama. Learn about the exciting work done by the volunteers of “Share the Beach” as they search for nests along the Alabama Gulf coast and monitor the hatching of sea turtle nests.   

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.

 

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