Alabama's Very First State Park Is Still One Of The Best And Here's Why You Need To Visit
Alabama is well known for its 22 beautiful state parks. These state parks help preserve and maintain a variety of habitats such as caves, mountains, forests, beaches, wetlands, etc. Approximately four to five million people visit Alabama’s state parks each year. Among these state parks is Cheaha State Park, which just so happens to be Alabama’s first official state park. For information about Cheaha State Park, including why you should visit, read on.
Cheaha State Park is located in the tiny town of Delta and is completely surrounded by the Talladega National Forest. It opened in 1933, which makes it Alabama's oldest continuously operating state park.
This beautiful state park, which covers nearly 3,000 acres, is located atop Cheaha Mountain. With an elevation of 2,407 feet, it's Alabama's highest natural point.
From hiking and mountain biking, to fishing and swimming, Cheaha State Park offers a variety of recreational activities for all ages.
There's also a fun beach area located within the park that's perfect for spending a summer day.
Without a doubt, the most rewarding experience of visiting Cheaha State Park is its incredible views, especially at...
Cheaha State Park also features a restaurant that lets you enjoy these breathtaking views while you eat. For information about this restaurant, click
For those of you who wish to stay a while, Cheaha State Park offers a variety of camping opportunities. In addition to bringing your own tent or camper/RV to stay in, you can rent one of the park's charming cabins or chalets.
For more information about Cheaha State Park, you can view its webpage
. You can visit Cheaha State Park at
19644 Hwy 281, Delta, AL 36258.
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