Gulf State Park Pavilion Beach, Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

Gulf State Park Pavilion Beach is a public access point to the beach along the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf State Park consists of 6,150 acres and over 3.5 miles of sandy beaches. The Pavilion is available for rentals and weddings through the Alabama State Park System. Parking requires a daily fee. Larger vehicle rates vary by size. The parking lot is ample-sized and allows for large vehicles and RVs. Onsite amenities include a covered pavilion with air-conditioned restrooms, private showers, a snack bar, picnic tables, a short boardwalk through the dune line, and outdoor showers. General public use is limited to daytime hours, 7 a.m. to sunset.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical 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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CURRENT WEATHER
-6°C
Clear
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 State Park Pavilion Beach, Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical 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:   
CURRENT WEATHER
-6°C
Clear

Gulf State Park Pavilion Beach is a public access point to the beach along the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf State Park consists of 6,150 acres and over 3.5 miles of sandy beaches. The Pavilion is available for rentals and weddings through the Alabama State Park System. Parking requires a daily fee. Larger vehicle rates vary by size. The parking lot is ample-sized and allows for large vehicles and RVs. Onsite amenities include a covered pavilion with air-conditioned restrooms, private showers, a snack bar, picnic tables, a short boardwalk through the dune line, and outdoor showers. General public use is limited to daytime hours, 7 a.m. to sunset.

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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