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FAQs

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Can I bring my pets to the beach?

What's the difference between the Alabama Gulf Coast CVB and the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce?

Help! I need suggestions on what to do in the area?

How long is the Gulf State Park Pier?

Where can I find information on our sea turtles?

Can I get married on the beach?

Where can I fish if I don’t have a boat?

Where are the bike paths?

Where can I get a great deal on lodging?

What can a history buff do in the area?

What if I don’t want to stay in a condominium?

What are the future Mardi Gras dates?

Where can I find a map of the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail?

Where can I find some cool downloads?

How do I stay up-to-date on all the latest news on the AL Gulf Coast?

What do the colored flags flying at the beach mean?

What is the ferry’s schedule and rate?

The Mobile Bay ferry shuttles passengers and vehicles between Fort Gaines (on the west side of the bay) and Fort Morgan (on the east side). Operating during daylight hours, the ferry typically departs every 90 minutes. For a complete schedule, please click here or call (251) 861-3000.

A one-way ticket for an automobile is $16.00 while a round trip is $30.00. Each additional passenger (not including driver) is $4.50. Special rates are also available for motorcyclists, motor homes, trailers and walk-on passengers. For detailed ticket information, click here. The ferry accepts cash, personal and traveler’s checks and Visa, Mastercard and debit cards.

Where exactly is the Alabama Gulf Coast?

Does the area have a zoo?

Can I still go to the beach?

What should I do if I see oil or tar balls on the beach?

Can I go fishing?

Are there any local environmental groups accepting donations?