Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve provides the birder with a variety of ways to experience the salt marsh and the estuary- a boardwalk through the marsh leads to an observation platform viewing Weeks Bay. To the east of the center is a paved trail (paralleling the south side of US 98) that leads to the new Arthur C. “Skipper” Tonsmeire III Weeks Bay Resource Center. Next to the resource center is a public boat launch. At any season, watch or listen for Brown Pelican, Clapper Rail, Sora (winter), Laughing Gull, Royal Tern, and Marsh Wren. At dusk, this is also a regular place to find Great Horned Owl. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For guided tours call 251-928-9792.

Weeks Bay Foundation
11401 US Highway 98
Fairhope, AL 36532
251-990-5004

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