November 3, 2020
Lake Shelby aerial photo with Gulf State Park lodge in background

Gulf State Park | For Immediate Release: November 3, 2020 

GULF SHORES, ALA. – The Lake Shelby picnic area at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama, will close for renovations on Monday, November 2, 2020. The entire Lake Shelby area will be fenced and closed to the public for the duration of the renovation process. However, trail access near the lake will remain open throughout the...

November 3, 2020
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Homeowners and renters of Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile counties with uninsured damage or losses from Hurricane Sally occurring September 14 – 16, 2020 have only two weeks left to register for disaster assistance.

The FEMA registration deadline is Nov. 19, 2020.

Although FEMA cannot make you whole, FEMA assistance may include grants for...

November 2, 2020
Blue Angels photo from official Facebook page with graphic

Weather permitting, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will conduct a historic flyover along our beaches on Wednesday, November 4th at 4 p.m.   

The purpose of this event is to make the final flight of the old Blue Angels' Hornets.  

The Blue Angels will begin the salute by flying over Orange Beach and Gulf Shores and then turning around at Fort Morgan. They will circle back and do a low...

October 30, 2020
Prescribed burn image - Photo by Billy Pope, ADCNR

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby during November 2020, weather permitting.

Alabama Highway 135 (State Park Road) will be closed during the active burn periods....

October 27, 2020
Tropical Storm Zeta Update – 6 p.m. October 27, 2020

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The City of Orange Beach continues to monitor updates on Tropical Storm Zeta from the National Hurricane Center and...