The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge contains 7,000 acres of beautiful pristine coastal habitat. The refuge host many types migrating birds as well as native animal species and even endangered species. The refuge is one of the last remaining natural coastal habitats left in Alabama. The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is located 10 miles west of beautiful Gulf Shores in Baldwin County Alabama. The Refuge sits in the historic Fort Morgan peninsula along saltwater marshes, beautiful beaches, and awesome dunes.
Bon Secour comes from the French words meaning “safe harbor,”
The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 and is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service