Cotton Bayou Trail


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Cotton Bayou Trail Facts

States: Alabama
Counties: Baldwin
Length: 1.1 miles
Trail end points: Catman Road Trail, Gulf State Park and Intersection of Highway 161 and Highway 182
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 7222627

Cotton Bayou Trail Description

As its name implies, the Cotton Bayou Trail begins near the tip of the Cotton Bayou and a small beach area in southern Alabama's Orange Beach. From there, the trail heads northwest for a mile through dense vegetation and along wetlands in Gulf State Park. It ends at the Catman Road Trail, which takes you further into the park and connects to other Hugh Branyon Backcountry Trails.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available at Cotton Bayou Beach, near the intersection of Highway 182 and Highway 161.

Cotton Bayou Trail Reviews


A beautiful trail that connects to so many great trails!

Excellent Pavement for Inline Skating

Hidden Treasure...pavement superior to Catman

Cotton Bayou is now paved

Rode Cotton Bayou 2014-06-14 and it was paved all the way to the water tank off Hwy 161.

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