Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
The Backcountry Trail project is a collaborative effort between the City of Orange Beach, City of Gulf Shores, Gulf State Park and property owners along the trail's alignment to provide recreation and access to outdoors of the maritime forest along the Alabama coast.
The Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail is a multi-use, handicapped accessible asphalt and boardwalk trail that winds through the pristine coastal forests within the City of Orange Beach and Alabama's Gulf State Park. Nestled along freshwater lakes and streams less than a mile north of the Gulf of Mexico, the trail supports numerous uses, including walking, running, biking, roller blading, nature hikes and bird watching. The trail is named after the director of Gulf State Park Hugh S. Branyon in honor of his vision to improve public access to the diverse spectrum of nature.
The trail stretches along the unspoiled coastal lowland area of Alabama's Gulf Coast, from Orange Beach to Gulf state Park to Gulf Shores.
- Parks & Attractions: Nature Trail
Contact Info:Gulf State Park
Phone: 800-252-7275, 251-948-7275
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