Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Gulf Shores

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  • The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge has extensive trails. However, with the high temps that the Fort Morgan area experienced last week, we only visited the nature center. There is a volunteer doce...  more »
  • During our recent visit to Gulf Shores Alabama, we got pushed off the beach by a rain storm. So we decided to do the drive through Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. It was a very scenic drive. We s...  more »
  • Looking for something that wasn't filled with people and this was great. Just mosied around for a few hours, beautiful and peaceful, just what we wanted!  more »
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  • Very nice well kept walking trails with plenty of wildlife and vegetation to view. Great view of the lagoon with a viewing tower.
  • Nice hiking trails. But porta potty was out of order.
  • I visited with my church group during a youth retreat. The park is very peaceful & the trails are wide. Has swamps, lagoons, & giant sand dunes with low oak trees. I wish I could have explored all of it, but my group was in a hurry b/c they had to pick up someone. I found 3 perfect scallop shells on the beach, cacti in an abandoned foundation, & nice sand dollar pieces that make for decent skipping stones.
  • Never get tired of spending time walking the trails, and exploring different areas of the Refuge. So lucky to live a few minutes from this gem!
  • Beautiful. Thank you for preserving this haven.

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