A great blue heron sails across a Mobile Bay sunset. Pelicans fly in perfect formation as they prepare to nose-dive into the Gulf for the catch of the day. The Alabama Coastal Birding Trail is a birder's paradise. The sun-drenched coast is a popular resort area for a variety of feathered visitors and year-round residents. The trail spans two counties and is enhanced by directional and interpretive signage, offering birding enthusiasts endless opportunities for avian appreciation.

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Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
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Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Trails vary in length, from short one-hour jaunts to longer daylong loops.
  • Note that hunting season occurs October through February.
  • Take part in the biannual bird banding efforts at Fort Morgan State Historical Park, including the chance to hold a delicate red-throated hummingbird.

PO Drawer 457
Gulf Shores, Alabama 36547

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 877-226-9089
Fax: 251-968-6095
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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