GULF STATE PARK BEACH PAVILION
Gulf State Park has a beautiful Beach Pavilion with a large
concession stand open on a seasonal basis. Air conditioned bathrooms
with showers are open throughout the year for beachgoers and picnic tables
are also available for use under the pavilion.
At this time the Beach Pavilion ticket booth is not staffed Monday – Friday. Park Enforcement will periodically drive through the parking lot daily to make sure you have paid the $5 fee using the honor system. If you would like to purchase an annual pass during the week, please go to Park Headquarters. 20115 State Hwy 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 , 251-948-7275
The Beach pavilion is staffed on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-4pm.
Gulf State Park has over 3.5 miles of beaches available in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. The beach area in Gulf Shores (main park area) can be accessed from our Beach Pavilion area. There is a charge of $5 per car. For more information on this area, check out our Beach Pavilion page or see the contact list below.
Military & Seniors (62 - up) $2.50
Cabin/Cottage & Campground Guest are free
Annual Pass (expires December 31) $40.00
The pavilion is the perfect spot for family and group outings, photography sessions, reunions, beach parties and sunset weddings. Rental options are available
7 days a week, except major holiday weekends during the summer.
The main deck is 48' long x 87' wide and the lower deck is 67'x60'x60'.
You may rent the Beach Pavilion from 5pm - 10pm. The cost is $500
May 1st - July 31st and August 1st - April 30th the cost is $250.00.
Click Here for Guidelines on Beach Pavilion Rentals
All areas in Orange Beach are free of charge to everyone. (Cotton Bayou, Romar Beach and Alabama/Florida Point). If you are interested in having a beach wedding you must have a permit from Gulf State Park.
Click Here for Guidelines on Beach Wedding Permits
For more information on beach pavilion rentals or wedding permits, please contact:
Special Events Manager
(251) 948-7275 x2127
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Marketing and Promotions Manager
(251) 948-7275 x2128
A photography/video permit is required for any commerical photos/videos on
Gulf State Park Park property. The cost is $25 for a one time permit and $150 for a yearly permit. Please contact Nicole at (251) 948-7275 or email@example.com Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm.
Hours of operation for the Beach Pavilion and beach
are from 7 a.m. - sunset year around.
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN ANY DAY USE AREAS OF GULF STATE PARK, INCLUDING THE BEACH AND PARKING AREAS.
Beautiful Beach Pavilion
Beach Access from the Pavilion
The Beautiful Beaches of Gulf State Park, visit us today!