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Did you know that the Alabama Beach Mouse is an endangered species that can be found only on the Alabama coast?Learn More...
About the Complex
The Gulf Coast Refuge Complex manages many varied habitats along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Bon Secour is managed as part of the Gulf Coast Complex.
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About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Thousands of sea turtle hatchlings take their first steps right here on Gulf Coast beaches!Learn more about the loggerhead sea turtle
Nature discovery packs are available for checkout, for free at the refuge office. Just leave an i.d. card with the front desk, and return it when you have finished.
The packs are a fun way for families to look closer and explore while hiking on your favorite trail. They contain binoculars, a magnifying glass, field guides, journal, bird identifier, and more! Best for ages 4 and up.
Discover nature by exploring Bon Secour NWR trails!Trails
Snowy plovers face many threats with coastal areas becoming increasingly developed. They are year-round residents of the Gulf Coast and even nest on refuge.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 17, 2016