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Gulf State Park

20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL
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Great Day to Camp

We were on our second trip out with the new Cirrus truck camper and we came to Gulf Shores on a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
PMSHIPS
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Sevierville, Tennessee
Enjoyed the beach in 55 degree weather

Beach was beautiful as always. White sand, clean and so relaxing to walk and look for shells. Was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LuvTheBeach1203
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your toes into. Inside Gulf State Park there is a championship golf course, new beach pavilion, rental cottages, tennis courts, camp sites, hiking trails, Zip Line, and a fishing pier that is 20-feet wide and extends 1,512 feet into the Gulf. This and much more make Gulf State Park the perfect in-state vacation or out-of-state adventure.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature center” (82 reviews)
“bath houses” (22 reviews)
“full hookups” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on our second trip out with the new Cirrus truck camper and we came to Gulf Shores on a mission. After living my entire life on the ocean, I had been away for awhile and just needed to smell that salt air. Never...More

Thank PMSHIPS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach was beautiful as always. White sand, clean and so relaxing to walk and look for shells. Was surprised in 55 degree weather, it was very pleasant on the beach to walk without shoes even though had winter coat on. Well-kept!

Thank LuvTheBeach1203
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting our beaches! Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big park nice sites they just dont look at sites between people everytime we go the site is filthy bbq pit filthy i just dont get it come on guysMore

1  Thank Jason H
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review, I am surprised by this and because most of our reviews are about the cleanliness of the park, I am sorry your grill must have been overlooked. Very sorry, please come again and let the staff know...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals. We love to go to the Gulf State Park as often as we can. Constantly upgrading the park area. The beach is awesome. Best time of the year to go is in October when the tourists are gone. The traffic is light....More

Thank ShawneeDave
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello to our neighbors! Thank you for this great information and great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have camped across the states and have never been to a state park as complete as this one. The spaces are large, trails, bike rental, scenic, store, pool, nature center and perfect location. This will be the place we come to...More

Thank LisaFlyFishing
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's wonderful!! I'm so glad you enjoyed all that the park has to offer! We will see you next year :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an effort to try and burn some of the million extras calories we consumed we decided to hike some of the trails in the park. Driving to a parking lot were were able to leave the car and wander around. There is some signage...More

Thank Curtis S
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have miles of calorie burning trails! Thanks so much for posting this great information!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I get to visit Gulf Shores at least once or twice a year and the beach is definitely the high-lite of the trip every time. There is nothing negative to say about the beach at Gulf Shores. Access to the beach is fantastic, there are...More

Thank Roughinet
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! The clean restrooms are wonderful and often mentioned in these reviews because you don't see that often in parks and on the beach! Thank you for sharing this information here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the beches are as white as snow. they are clean. the water is blue and clean.the only thing wrong is that they no longer have rooms to stay at the park.

Thank fwngold
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are proud of our beautiful clean beaches, our new lodge will be open in 2018 with many rooms and we offer cabins, rv sites and tent camping so come back and stay with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here are nice trails in the park for walking, but the beach is still my favorite walking place. You can walk the beach right by the Gulf State Pier too. Or just walk from there up east for a great beach walk.

Thank Ontario76
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes a walk on the beach is a magical experience, we have the best of both, a walk in the woods or on the sand, come back and see us and thank you for the review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The park is a beautiful experience of nature near the coast. Beautiful collection of trees and natural plants in a tropical looking paradise. Very relaxful and a great place to plan a picnic even if is only a takeout lunch from a local fast food...More

Thank Larry B
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! I am so happy you had a great experience!

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Terry H
6 January 2018|
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Response from Jason H | Reviewed this property |
Not heated its seasonal
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Megan R
1 January 2018|
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Response from LTorrence | Reviewed this property |
There is a small parking fee if you park at the lot associated with the beachfront Pavillion. Being local I don't ever use it, but it is as the others have said, either $2 or $3 per vehicle.
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Sandra O
29 December 2017|
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Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not. As long as the pkg. is delivered to the hotel/condo you are frequency and in the time frame you are in the area.
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