Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
1204 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores AL 36542
251-968-5732

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo opened in June 1989 in Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States as Zooland Animal Park. It is operated by the Zoo Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and relies on admissions, memberships and contributions for its funding. It was the basis of the Animal Planet show The Little Zoo That Could. The zoo is several blocks north of the beach and is home to more than 290 animals including lions, tigers, bears, monkeys, and macaws. It includes a petting zoo, reptile house, and aviary, as well as daily animal shows in the summer.

Meaher State Park

Meaher State Park

Meaher State Park

Meaher State Park is a state park located in Spanish Fort, Alabama, a city in Baldwin County, Alabama. The park is accessed from the Battleship Parkway, also known locally as the Mobile Bay Causeway. A scenic 1,327-acre park located in Spanish Fort offering a retreat for residents and visitors alike. With amenities for fishing, boating and camping, nature trails for hiking and exploring, as well as picnicking facilities, Meaher State Park is both an angler’s dream and a camper’s paradise. The park has a 300-foot pier with a 200-foot “T” for your fishing pleasure.