Gulf Shores Public Beach

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

City of Gulf Shores Public Beach offers multiple access points for the public to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico’s sandy beaches and water. Located at the end of Alabama State Highway 59, the main lot requires a daily fee. Onsite amenities include beach attendants, open-air pavilions, picnic areas, restrooms and showers. Free parking may be found to west of the main lot at the 2nd Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, and 13th Street accesses. Find plenty of parking at 2nd Street, along with a handicap-accessible restroom, covered pavilion with picnic tables, and outdoor shower. Outdoor showers and boardwalks leading to the beach are provided at 5th Street and 6th Street, where a handicap-accessible restroom is located. The 13th Street access offers parking on the northern side of the road, boardwalks, and outdoor showers. The 4th Street access is strictly for pedestrians.

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 December

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Alabama Department of Public Health. Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Gulf Shores Public Beach

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

City of Gulf Shores Public Beach offers multiple access points for the public to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico’s sandy beaches and water. Located at the end of Alabama State Highway 59, the main lot requires a daily fee. Onsite amenities include beach attendants, open-air pavilions, picnic areas, restrooms and showers. Free parking may be found to west of the main lot at the 2nd Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, and 13th Street accesses. Find plenty of parking at 2nd Street, along with a handicap-accessible restroom, covered pavilion with picnic tables, and outdoor shower. Outdoor showers and boardwalks leading to the beach are provided at 5th Street and 6th Street, where a handicap-accessible restroom is located. The 13th Street access offers parking on the northern side of the road, boardwalks, and outdoor showers. The 4th Street access is strictly for pedestrians.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 December

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Alabama Department of Public Health. Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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