The Gulf State Park Pavilion area is located six miles east of Highway 59 and offers a beach pavilion with air-conditioned restrooms, private showers, a snack bar, shady spots to sit and eat, plus a large fireplace for chilly days.
Gulf Place is located where Alabama Highway 59 dead-ends at East Beach Blvd. (Hwy. 182). The beach is monitored seasonally by lifeguards and includes three open-air pavilions, a picnic area, plus a playground, restrooms and showers on-site. It's the perfect location for playing volleyball or grabbing a snack at the nearby Hangout. Four beach mats along this stretch of beach make it easy for those with limited mobility and wheelchairs to reach the shore.
Branyon Beach Access is located at the intersection of Highway 182 and Campground Road. Features include limited parking, a traffic light to cross the highway, and a nice boardwalk to cross the sand dunes.
Gulf Shores 4th Street Public Beach offers only pedestrian crossing beach access, perfect for those staying at nearby properties.
Gulf Shores 5th Street Public Beach is located five blocks west of Highway 59, with free parking on the north side where the boardwalk leads to the beach. Parking is also available on the south side beside Bahama Bob’s.