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List of Alabama state parks

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Subject: Lists of state parks by U.S. state, Chattahoochee State Park, Bladon Springs State Park, Florala State Park, Meaher State Park
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List of Alabama state parks

This list of Alabama state parks covers state parks and reserves in the Alabama park system. The majority are run by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Current parks

Parks under direct state management
Name County Area Estab-
lished
River / lake / other Image Remarks
Bladon Springs State Park Choctaw 357 acres (144 ha)
Gazebo
Historic spa grounds with mineral springs, camping, picnicking
Blue Springs State Park Barbour 103 acres (42 ha) Near Clio; swimming in natural spring, camping, picnicking
Buck's Pocket State Park DeKalb, Jackson, Marshall 2,000 acres (810 ha) 1971 Near Grove Oak; scenic vistas, camping, hiking and equestrian trails
Cathedral Caverns State Park Marshall 461 acres (187 ha) 1987
Stalagmites
Located in Grant; cave tours, tent camping
Cheaha State Park Clay, Cleburne 2,799 acres (1,133 ha) 1933
Stone tower
State's highest point; scenic views, hiking, camping
Chewacla State Park Lee 696 acres (282 ha) Lake Chewacla
Dashing waterfalls
Located in Auburn; fishing, swimming, non-motorized boating, hiking, camping, cabins
Chickasaw State Park Marengo 520 acres (210 ha) Hiking, picnicking, camping
DeSoto State Park Cherokee, DeKalb 3,502 acres (1,417 ha) Little River Located on Lookout Mountain; camping, lodging, picnicking, hiking and biking trails
Florala State Park Covington 40 acres (16 ha) Lake Jackson Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, camping
Frank Jackson State Park Covington 2,050 acres (830 ha) Lake Frank Jackson Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, camping
Gulf State Park Baldwin 6,150 acres (2,490 ha) Gulf of Mexico
White sands with surf
Fresh and saltwater fishing and swimming, 18-hole golf course, camping
Joe Wheeler State Park Lauderdale, Lawrence 2,550 acres (1,030 ha) Wheeler Lake Near Rogersville; lodge, campground, marina, hiking and biking trail, 18-hole golf course
Lake Guntersville State Park Marshall 6,000 acres (2,400 ha) Guntersville Lake Resort complex, cottages, campground, 18-hole golf course, hiking, fishing
Lake Lurleen State Park Tuscaloosa 1,675 acres (678 ha) Lake Lurleen Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking
Lakepoint Resort State Park Barbour 1,220 acres (490 ha) Lake Eufala Convention center, 18-hole golf course, lodge, campground, cabins, cottages, marina, hiking, picnicking
Meaher State Park Baldwin 1,327 acres (537 ha) Mobile Bay Nature trails with wetlands boardwalk through the wetlands, boat ramp, fishing pier, picnicking, camping
Monte Sano State Park Madison 2,140 acres (870 ha) 1938 Located in Huntsville; picnicking, hiking, cabins, campground
Oak Mountain State Park Shelby 9,940 acres (4,020 ha) Double Oak Lake Alabama Wildlife Center; golf, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, hunting
Paul M. Grist State Park Dallas 1,080 acres (440 ha) Swimming, fishing, boating, camping
Rickwood Caverns State Park Blount 380 acres (150 ha) 1974
Illuminated cave pasage
Cave tours, swimming, picnicking, hiking, camping
Roland Cooper State Park Wilcox 236 acres (96 ha) William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir Boat launch, fishing, cabins, camping, 9-hole golf course
Wind Creek State Park Tallapoosa 1,445 acres (585 ha) Lake Martin Camping, swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, biking
Parks under other management
Name County Area Estab-
lished
River / lake / other Image Remarks
Historic Blakeley State Park Baldwin 1,400 acres (570 ha) 1981 Tensaw River
Country road
Camping, picnicking, hiking trails
Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park Bibb 486 acres (197 ha) Industrial ruins, historic buildings, trails, campsites
Chattahoochee State Park Houston 596 acres (241 ha) Irwin's Mill Creek Fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking, camping
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park Tuscaloosa 2,063 acres (835 ha) 1969
Industrial structure
Preserved industrial sites, museum, crafts cabins, hiking trails

See also

External links

  • Alabama State Parks Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources


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