Ultimate Guide to Biking Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama

People say the best cycling in Alabama is biking in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. We had to check it out for ourselves, and it was magnificent.

We wanted to explore the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, a series of bike trails in Gulf State Park, and discovered a series of 27 paved trails, rideable sidewalks, low traffic park roads, and scenic boardwalks that spanned over 35 miles.

Then we consulted the local bicycle shops, planned routes, and rode over 150 miles to learn the best road cycling in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

We’re sharing all this with you in our ultimate guide to biking Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Inside, you’ll find ten interactive, downloadable bike maps of Gulf Shores with over 200 miles of cycling, 50 points of interest, and stunning photography. Whether you’re looking for the simple pleasures of biking in the park or challenging yourself with world-class road riding, keep reading to learn all about bike riding in Gulf Shores

Tribber Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trails boardwalk

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail Map

There are many Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail maps available. None of them suited our needs, so we created our own interactive bike map. It has all of the paved trails in Gulf State Park, along with all the boardwalks, pedestrian bridges, sidewalks, and rideable park roads you’ll need to navigate to discover your own adventure.

We included a sortable table of where to bike in Gulf State Park, along with parking and other points of interest. If you want, you can load this map on your mobile phone by clicking the ‘full screen’ button in the upper left corner, which should also display your current GPS position on the map. If any of the maps aren’t loading in this article, be sure to click the refresh button on your browser. It’s worth it