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Alligator Alley is a swamp sanctuary with an elevated boardwalk where you can get an up close view hundreds of alligators & wildlife in their natural habitat.
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Harvest Season and Beyond

We just wrapped up harvest season at the swamp and have now introduced more baby alligators to our family here at Alligator Alley! But before these eggs hatched, we had to retrieve them from their nests – you know, the nests made and guarded by...

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Back-to-School Field Trips

It’s that time of year again! Summer is ending and we’re kicking it into high gear for back-to-school season. No worries here though – we’re ready to brighten up your school year with an action-packed field trip to Alligator Alley in Summerdale, Alabama.   Alligator Alley is...

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Farm Friends Feature: Captain Crunch

This past week we sat down with our farm friend Captain Crunch for a quick interview about #swamplife and what he’s been up to this summer at Alligator Alley. He shared with us his best #alligatoralleyadventure and we snapped a few headshots of him before...

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All About Mating Season

Mating season has come and gone at Alligator Alley, but lucky for you, we’re sharing all the excitement right here on our blog! When the days heat up in the spring, the male alligators begin their search in finding their mate for the season. Yes, we...

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Treat Your Family to a Day at the Farm

Summer is here and what better way to kick it off than a trip over to Alligator Alley! Whether you’re visiting for a birthday party, fun vacation attraction or just to get out of the house, our alligators are sure to brighten your day with...

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Alligator Profiles

We get questions all the time from visitors about our alligator’s names, characteristics, facts and more. So, we decided to share a few of our most popular alligator’s profiles with our loyal and curious followers. No need to thank us for the hard work that...

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All You Need to Know Before You Go

Are you fascinated at the thought of over 450 alligators in your presence? We were, which is why we started alligator farming in Summerdale nearly 14 years ago. We wanted our farm to be enjoyable for everyone in the family. From alligators seen in their...

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True or False: Alligator Edition

Warmer weather is on the horizon, and with that comes our swamp tours, live feedings, videos and nonstop entertainment from your favorite alligator crew. For those of you who have missed us this winter, don’t worry – we’re back in action this month and we’re gearing...

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The Life of an Alligator

Although they are known as ferocious hunters, mother alligators are very caring toward their young in the beginning stages of their lives. After spending 9-10 weeks protecting her eggs, she stays with the hatchlings for at least the first year of their lives. Here, we’ll...

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Winter is Coming…To Alligator Alley

Cooler weather has finally arrived on the Gulf Coast and our team here at Alligator Alley has been busy making sure our scaly friends are happy, healthy and comfortable over the next few months. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how alligators handle winter.   Alligators are ectothermic...

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