Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Bring your camera to take photos with Santa.

Breakfast buffet served from 7:30-10:30 a.m.

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Santa and Gulf State Park at the beach pavilion to kick off the holiday season.

Gumbo, roasted marshmallows and hot chocolate will keep you warm.

Gulf State Park is partnering with the Department of Human Resources to sponsor foster children in Baldwin County. To find out how you can sponsor a child call 251-948-7275 or email

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

A Holiday Buffet will be served at Daniella's in the Park beginning at 4 p.m.

Judging begins at 4:30, Line-up at 5:30 and Parade at 6 p.m.

To participate in the parade, call Denita at 256-247-6971 or email

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:00am

The Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust board of trustees will hold its fourth quarterly meeting December 18, 2014, at the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Conference Hall, 602 Duncan Dr., in Auburn, Ala. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m.

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 12:00am to Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 5:00pm

Youth who have not reached their 16th birthday are eligible to particpate.

Click here for more information.

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 1:00pm to Monday, March 9, 2015 - 1:00pm

Registration will open for the workshop Dec. 15, 2014, at 6 p.m.

Learn more about the program

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Experts in research and management will present state-of-the-art information on key issues relevant to management of oak and oak-pine forsts and woodlands. 

Who should attend: managers, scientists, landowners, consultants and students.

Conference registration includes beverage and snack breaks, lunches, one conference dinner, one conference reception, and a conference program.

Online registration is required.

  • Early registration: $200
  • Late registration (after 15 April): $225
  • Early student registration: $125
  • Late student registration (after 15 April): $150


Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

More than 300 scarecrows are spread along the trails at Frank Jackson State Park.