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.

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.

Lake Lurleen State Park

Lake Lurleen State Park

Lake Lurleen State Park, located on U.S. Highway in Tuscaloosa County Alabama. The park is 1,675 acres and includes 91 campsites, boating, fishing and swimming on the 250 acre lake. Over 23 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails are within the park. Located 9 miles Northwest of Tuscaloosa and Northport Alabama and 14 miles from the University of Alabama. OFFICE HOURS:  8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday (Except Holidays)
ENTRANCE STATION HOURS: 7 AM – 9 PM (7 Days a Week)

DAY USE ENTRANCE FEE:
Adults (12 years – 61 years of age): $3
Children 6 to 11 years of age: $1
Seniors 62 years of age and older: $1
Children under 6 years of age: FREE

PARK CLOSES AT SUNSET TO ALL DAY USE PARK GUESTS

Day use entrance fee includes park entrance, picnicking, fishing, boat launching, multi-trail use, and swimming.

Alexander City

Alexander City Alabama

Alexander City Alabama
SEE MORE OF TALLAPOOSA COUNTY

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.

FLORALA STATE PARK – ALABAMA

Florala State Park – Alabama
Alabama State Park
Florala AL
Covington County
 

Florala State Park is a 40 acre park that stretches along the 500 acre Lake Jackson, it offers camping, picnicking, playground, swimming, fishing, trails and paddleboat rentals. Water skiing and personal watercraft are allowed on the lake. 

The park location is:

514 Lake Shore Drive
Florala Alabama 36552

on the Alabama/Florida state line

Phone:334-858-6425
the park hours are from 8 am to 5 pm. Additional Alabama State Parks

CHATTAHOOCHEE STATE PARK – ALABAMA

Chattahoochee State Park – Alabama
Alabama State Park
Houston County
Gordon AL
 

This Historic park is located on Irwin’s Mill Creek near Gordon, Alabama in Houston County, Alabama. 250 Chattahoochee State Park Rd 36343
334-522-3607
800-252-7275

The park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) during the Great Depression and has been providing recreation for over 70 years.  The 22 acre  park offers camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, boating and picnic grounds.    The park is open daily from daylight to dark. Admission fees: $2.00 for adults, $1.oo for seniors and kids 12 and under.   Fishing is $2.00 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. Additional Alabama State Parks

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 

Cheaha State Park

Cheaha State Park
Clay County Alabama
Cleburne County Alabama

Cheaha State Park is a 2,799-acre state park in Alabama, located in northern Clay and southwestern Cleburne counties. The park, which is Alabama’s oldest continuously operating state park, encompasses Cheaha Mountain, the highest point in the state. Park facilities include a lodge, restaurant, general store, campsites, hiking trails, and other amenities. Day-use: The park has day-use areas for picnicking, swimming, and fishing. Scenic overlooks: Cheaha Mountain is topped with Bunker Tower, a stone building with an observation deck on top. Near the peak, Bald Rock has a wheelchair-accessible wooden walkway that provides an overlook of the surrounding region.