Lake Bankhead

Bankhead Lake

The second largest lake on the Black Warrior river, Bankhead Reservoir is centrally located in Alabama and offers plenty of residential and commercial waterfront property for camping, boating and fishing.

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Bayou La Batre Alabama: Seafood Capital of Alabama

Bayou La Batre was featured in the 1994 film Forrest Gump and the book upon which it is based. In April 2005, Disney Studios launched a secretly built pirate ship, the Black Pearl, out of Bayou La Batre for filming sequels to Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Bayou La Batre’s seafood industry also serves as a centerpiece for the  History channel’s reality documentary series Big Shrimpin’.

Highland Lake Alabama

One day in 1907, George Clements stood in the doorway of the house he had built in the Straight Mountain area of Blount County, Alabama, and looked out.  What he probably saw, here in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, was a mostly undeveloped wilderness. 

Orr Park

Orr Park is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with the entire family. Situated along Shoal Creek, Orr Park has a lot to offer.

Alexander City

Alexander City Alabama

Alexander City Alabama
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Alexander City, known to locals as “Alex City”, is a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States, with a population of some 14,875. It is known for Lake Martin with its 750 miles (1,210 km) of wooded shoreline and 44,000 acres (180 km2) of water. Lake Martin stands on the Tallapoosa River and offers boating, swimming, fishing, golfing, and camping. Many neighborhoods and luxury homes are located on the lake. Located in Tallapoosa County, Alexander City is best known for its Lake Martin and the Tallapoosa River.

Blue Springs State Park

Blue Springs State Park
Alabama State Park
Cilo AL
Barbour County Alabama
 

Blue Springs State Park is located about 6 miles east of Clio, Alabama in southeast Alabama, 2595 Hwy 10,  Cilo 36017.  

You can obtain information regarding the park calling 334-397-4875; faxing 334-397-4875 or by email to: BlueSprings.STPK@dcnr.Alabama.gov.  

The park is open from 7 am until sundown daily.  The park offers camping, rental campers, fishing, swimming, comfort stations, playground, grills and a picnic area.   The entrance fees are Adults $3.00, children 6 to 11 $1.00, seniors (62 and older) and disabled citizens $1.00.   The park has 103 acres and includes a crystal clear underground spring pool. Additional Alabama State Parks 

Chewacla State Park

Chewacla State Park

Lake Chewacla is perfect for reeling in bream, bass, crappie and catfish or taking a dip off the beach area. No luck in the lake, then try one of the park’s two creeks. There is no boat ramp on the lake, but visitors are allowed to bring their own small non-motorized watercraft such as canoes or kayaks if they can be hand-launched from the bank.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.