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Day-Use Area:
7 a.m until sundown

 

Gulf State Park Picnic Area

The Gulf State Park Picnic Area includes the swimming area in Lake Shelby and a covered pavilion. The pavilion may be rented for family and group outings, reunions and birthday parties. Rental is available 7 days a week except major holiday weekends. The cost is $50.00 to rent the pavilion. The entrance fee is also required for each vehicle.

Hours of operation for the Picnic Area 
are from 7 a.m. - sunset year around.

For more information on Picnic Area Pavilion Rentals, please contact either Brittney or Chelsea at 251-948-7275 ext. 2127 or ext. 2128 or via email at Brittney.Bagley@dcnr.alabama.gov or Chelsea.Aumann@dcnr.alabama.gov

 Pets are not allowed in any day use area of Gulf State Park, including parking areas.

ENTRANCE FEES
Boat Launch Fee $2.00
Fishing Permit Fee $2.00

 

A photography/video permit is required for any commerical photos/videos on Gulf State Park Park property. Please contact Nicole at (251) 948-7275 or gulf.statepark@dcnr.alabama.gov from 8am - 4pm. 

 

View Gulf Park Beach Pavilion for picnic area on the beach.