Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Everyone loves Alabama’s White-Sand Beaches

There are a lot of things that keep families and visitors coming back to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach year after year, but one thing is for sure: beaches top the list. Clear turquoise waters and white-sand beaches are as fun to play and relax on, as they are breathtaking. The 32 miles of Alabama's white-sand beaches are made almost entirely from quartz grains washed down the Appalachian Mountains thousands of years ago. The sand is so soft, it even squeaks under your feet.

There's no shortage of places to plant your beach umbrella. Orange Beach and Gulf Shores public beaches are each unique and offer a different experience. Whether you seek a quiet spot to read or a lively game of beach volleyball, there's a beach for everyone. Try them all and see which fits you best.

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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 State Hwy.180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge continually strives to improve their visitors’ experiences. In order to continue this effort, the Jeff Friend Trail will undergo construction at the end of August/beginning of September through the spring of 2018. During this time frame, the trail will add an improved boardwalk and become ADA accessible. Although this trail will be closed, the Pine Beach Trail, Gator Lake Trail, and Centennial Trail will remain open. We appreciate your patience and look forward to everyone enjoying the renovations! The Refuge is open year-round for hiking, fishing, wildlife observation and photography. Discover some of Alabama's last remaining undisturbed coastal habitat. Office hours are M-F. 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. More Info More Info
27853 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Located just .3 miles east of Perdido Pass Bridge, Alabama Point East offers more than 6,000 feet of wide beach, sand dunes, boardwalks, picnic areas, restrooms, and outdoor showers. Parking is free. More Info More Info
24522 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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This beach area - with a limited amount of free parking - is easy to get to. It's perfect for a quick beach stroll or an impromptu picnic. It's located 6.8 miles east of Highway 59. Future plans call for restrooms and outdoor showers, but currently there aren't any. More Info More Info
1660 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Lagoon Pass is a shallow waterway connecting Little Lagoon to the Gulf, 2.9 miles west of Highway 59. It offers restrooms, an outdoor shower and water fountain on site, with paid parking on the northeast side of the Lee Callaway Bridge. $5 for up to four hours or $10 all day. More Info More Info
West 10th St. Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Beach access only, there is parking across the street from this location. Facilities available. More Info More Info
West 12th St. Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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This location has beach access, restroom and showers. No parking. More Info More Info
1499 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Street side parking with a dune walkover, shower and restrooms. More Info More Info
499 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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This is a pedestrian crossing beach access only, which is perfect if you're staying in a property nearby. More Info More Info
599 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Located five blocks west of Highway 59, you can park on the north side and walk the boardwalk to the beach, or on the south side beside Bahama Bob's. More Info More Info
699 West Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Located six blocks west of Highway 59, you can park and walk the boardwalk to the beach. An outdoor shower makes it handy to spray off before you hop back in your car. The 6th Street access offers a handicapped-accessible restroom and parking is free. More Info More Info

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