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Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary

#4 of 14 things to do in Dauphin Island Features Animals
109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3607
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Worth the stop

Beautiful spot with beach access. Lovely area with lots to see. We was able to see two different... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kybabe
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KY
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Nice little surprise

We went here because there was one day that it was raining some and too windy for the beach. We had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
saschamc
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Memphis, Tennessee
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“soft shell” (3 reviews)
“easy hike” (2 reviews)
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109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
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+1 251-861-3607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot with beach access. Lovely area with lots to see. We was able to see two different types of turtles the day we were there. Very lush area

Thank Kybabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because there was one day that it was raining some and too windy for the beach. We had seen in other reviews that dogs are allowed, so we thought a little hike would be great. This place is beautiful! The paths are...More

Thank saschamc
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

A 1.9 mile hike with nice tropical scenery! This is a gem on the island. The walking is easy and would make a great running trail. I was hoping to see some alligators, but no luck this year

1  Thank Eric H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Nice walking trails, able to take our dog with us! One trails goes across to the beach on other side of island, really nice! Didn't see many birds but worth the time anyway!

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Just turn around and go back a mile or so, and walk the Audubon Trail. Lots of birds and vivid green flora. Several choices of trails, depending on how far you wanna walk. Free, and great bargain for the price. Am so glad there are...More

Thank stevolson7
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to the Audubon Sanctuary today! The trails were well marked, the boardwalk and trails were clear and easy to find our way. We enjoyed the pond/lake and there were several spots where we could stop and view the birds and...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Mother owl and her two "babies" were in the top of the trees. Beautiful walk on the trails. Watched the alligator glide across the lake.

Thank Jeannie C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good trail with nice scenery but was really hoping for more birds. We may have been a little late for the spring migration. Only saw three birds at the lake and some turtles. Don't forget the insect repellant like we did!

Thank JRoo2105
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great diversity. The trails are easy. Many birds and other wildlife. Some beach access in designated areas.

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet walk. Saw lots of turtles and some birds. Even saw Alligator in the lake. Take your time and listen to the sounds of nature.

1  Thank Stephanie R
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Tracy F
When is the best time in the fall to view the migrating birds? Thank you.
29 March 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
I think right now is the best time for incoming birds.
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George Z
Hi, George. What would you like to know about this attraction? Are there any tours - ones led by naturalists? Or docents?
22 March 2017|
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Response from jimmy_heartbreak | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about guided tours. We were there toward the end of the day and didn't see any.
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Ally T
how much is it
14 March 2017|
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Response from jimmy_heartbreak | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely free!
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