Dauphin Island is a recreational paradise, filled with parks, golf courses, historic sites, beaches, and water activities. There are plenty of opportunities to explore the local habitats and uncover the area's past.
- Audubon Bird Sanctuary: Spot herons, egrets and neotropical migratory birds as you stroll along the nature trails. Explore dunes, swamps, a Gulf beach and a freshwater lake surrounded by woodlands.
- Dauphin Island Sea Lab: Learn about coastal Alabama's four key habitats and marine life in the estuarium, which includes interactive and visual displays.
- Fort Morgan: Take a trip on the Mobile Bay Ferry to reach this nearby historic site. Enjoy a tour led by guides dressed in period military attire and access nature areas, beaches and a picnic area.