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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge


Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

12295 State Highway 180, Gulf Shores, 36542, AL

A haven for migratory birds, nesting sea turtles, and the endangered Alabama beach mouse, this federal wildlife-refuge features over six miles of hiking trails along with beach access. For families, a good starting-off point is the Jeff Friend Trail. The one-mile gravel loop offers scenic views of a lagoon and is manageable with an all-terrain stroller. Bring bug spray, sunscreen, and water. Trails are open from dawn to dusk.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Beautiful Area

by 34debbiet

Great place to hike. We didn't see any wildlife but there is suppose to be a great many things. You can go on a short or long hike.
Pine Beach Trail

by rhondal489

The Pine Beach Trail at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is listed as one of the best hikes within an hour of Mobile though it actually much closer to Gulf Shores. This is a flat…