With Woods And Water Views, You'll Love The Gopher Tortoise Hike In Alabama
By Lisa Battles|Published November 24, 2023
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The Gopher Tortoise Trail in Gulf State Park is the best hike near Gulf Shores, Alabama for those who like a flat, paved route with woods and water views. It is a favorite among cyclists and is also great for casual walkers, joggers, and families. If you’re like me and can’t handle a buggy hike, be sure to pack the spray for this one!
You can check out the Gopher Tortoise Trail route on AllTrails to see more pics from hikers and cyclists.
Have you hiked or biked the Gopher Tortoise Trail in Gulf State Park? Do you agree it’s the best hike near Gulf Shores, Alabama? We hope you’ll tell us about it and also share your other favorite treks in the park!
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