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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, AL

Fish and Wildlife Service

Overview

The Bon Secour NWR consists of 6,700 acres of wildlife habitat lying directly west of Gulf Shores, Alabama on the Fort Morgan peninsula of south Alabama. The refuge was established by congress in 1980 to serve habitat for non-game birds migrating south in the fall and north in the spring. The migration paths from Bon Secour lead south to lower Florida, the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • HIKING

Address:

12295 State Highway 180
Gulf Shores,AL,36542
Phone: 251-540-7720
Email: bonsecour@fws.gov

Directions:

Bon Secour NWR is located on the Fort Morgan peninsula, west of Gulf Shores, Alabama. From US 59, turn west on State Highway 180. Follow 180 for 8 miles, around mile marker 13, and the visitor center is located on the right. Along the way, there are directional signs for the hiking trails and for the office, which has a small display area.

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