State Park Road to close temporarily for repairs to Lakeview Trail

October 13, 2020
State Park Road to close temporarily for repairs to Lakeview Trail

Gulf State Park | Press Release | October 13, 2020

Gulf Shores, ALA. – Repairs to the trail along State Park Road (formerly Hwy. 135) began Monday [October 12, 2020] and will require closure of this road Wednesday through Friday, October 14-16, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. As an alternate route, please take Hwy. 59 to East Beach Blvd (Hwy 182).  

Hurricane Sally caused damage to Lakeview Trail, eroding the paved bike pathway and making it impassible and unsafe. Please mind the barricades and do not attempt to go around them or move them as they are in place for public safety.  

Though Lakeview Trail remains closed, the following trails are open for recreational use: Rattlesnake Ridge, Cotton Bayou, Rosemary Dunes, a portion of Catman Trail, Beach Mouse Bypass, Cross Park Connector, Gopher Tortoise Trail, and Coyote Crossing. All other trails in the park are closed. Visitors found trespassing in other park areas or trails may be subject to a $300 fine (code of Alabama 220-5-.10(1).