Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

11300 US 98
Fairhope, AL 36532- Map It
(251) 928-9792

AAA Editor Notes

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 14 mi. e. to 11300 US 98, is a 6,525-acre reserve focusing on the Weeks Bay estuary that provides a rich, diverse habitat for a variety of fish and crustaceans. Its broad, shallow waters are fed by tributaries branching off from the Fish and Magnolia Rivers. A visitor center displays a collection of regional plants and live animals. Self-guiding nature trails and boardwalks wind through wetlands, marshes and forests. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5. Visitor center closed state and federal holidays.