GSP Enhancement

Pedestrian Bridges

2017-11-01T15:37:53+00:00November 1st, 2017|GSP Enhancement, Transportation|

Two pedestrian bridges have been installed at Gulf State Park. Designed to ADA standards for accessibility, these new connections will provide safe and comfortable passage for all park visitors as they move between the beaches and the rest of the park. The bridges were also [...]

Over 27 miles of trails to enjoy!

2017-07-14T19:25:38+00:00July 14th, 2017|GSP Enhancement|

Trail enhancements are almost complete! Gulf State Park's trail network has been expanded to include over 27 miles of accessible trails. These additions make it possible for everyone to experience new parts of the park safely and comfortably. These new trails create key loops, so [...]

Project on Schedule

2016-07-06T14:14:15+00:00June 30th, 2016|GSP Enhancement, In the News|

In a statement released this week, Governor Bentley announced the enhancements planned as part of the Gulf State Park Project are on schedule to be complete by 2018. Plans for the park include restoring the equivalent of 50 football fields of dunes, adding 9.5 miles [...]

Open Letter from Mayor Craft of Gulf Shores

2016-07-06T14:16:38+00:00May 12th, 2016|GSP Enhancement, In the News|

Mayor Craft of Gulf Shores has published an open letter supporting the Gulf State Park Enhancement Project: “We learned from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill that our community’s economy and quality of life are closely tied to the environment. I firmly believe the Gulf [...]

Projects Beginning at Gulf State Park

2017-05-17T15:17:56+00:00February 26th, 2016|Dune Restoration, GSP Enhancement|

The Gulf State Park Enhancement Project Team is excited to break ground on two project components! In the coming weeks, you’ll see activity along the beach as the Project transitions from planning to implementation. The Project Team will begin the Dune Restoration by creating carefully [...]

The Health and Wildlife Benefits of Nature

2017-05-17T15:18:00+00:00November 20th, 2015|GSP Enhancement, Health|

How often have you spent time in the wilderness, whether it’s on a walk or spotting an animal in its natural habitat, and felt rejuvenated? Native South Alabamian and Harvard conservationist E.O. Wilson’s work, recently covered in the Washington Post, highlights the benefits of preserving [...]