Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Seven trails covering over 15 miles and six distinct ecosystems running through Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and the Gulf State Park. Explore the Butterfly Garden, Freshwater Marshes and Hardwood Swamps. See Bobcats, White Tailed Deer, Alligators and much more.
Map Location J-15
Cotton Bayou Beach
Public Beach Area located 5.1 miles east of Hwy. 59 and .2 mile west of AL Hwy 161. Restrooms, outdoor showers and free parking.
Map Location O-23
East Alabama Point
East side of Perdido Pass or 2.7 miles east of AL Hwy 161. Parking, bathhouse and four boardwalks. Runs the length of the pass and around to the Gulf.
Map Location W-22
6.8 miles east of Hwy 59. Limited free parking
Map Location D-24
Gulf State Park – Pavilion Area
6 miles east of Hwy 59. Beach pavilion with air-conditioned restrooms, private showers, snack bar and a huge fireplace for chilly days. Paid parking with room for large vehicles and RVs.
Map Location A-25
Unleashed In Orange Beach – Dog Park
27920 Canal Rd
Map Location W-6
Waterfront Park 26425 Canal Rd.
Family park located on scenic Wolf Bay open to the public year-round with a 400’ fishing pier, covered pavilions, picnic shelters, grills, restrooms, paved walking path and parking. Lighted Kids Park with slides, swings and climbing areas.
Map Location Q-5