Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion is the perfect place for your beach wedding + reception in Alabama! With miles of white sand beaches in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Gulf State Park offers the ideal beach front sunset wedding location. This is the largest and picturesque beach in the Orange Beach, Gulf Shores area – well suited for any event, including large weddings! Located off Highway 182, Approximately 2.7 miles East of Alabama Highway 59, 37 miles West of Alabama Highway 161. This location is surrounded by undeveloped beachfront that runs roughly 1 mile in either direction! Centrally located to Orange Beach and the activities on Gulf Shores, this Beachside Pavilion retreat is available for rent through the Alabama Parks Department. Three boardwalks provide plenty of separation for guests, beach goers during the daytime, and other events at this popular location! There is a parking fee of $5/car required here – however, this is waived for all your guests with the permit (Invitation required). Nearby lodging include: Hilton Garden Inn, Harbor Place Condominiums, Sugar Beach Condominiums and many other options along Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Consider this at the top of the list for this area. For the creative brides who don’t see a package that suits them, we offer an exclusive experience designing your own wedding using our Beach Wedding Studio™.