Visit Alabama's Paul M. Grist State Park For An Unforgettable Summer Day Trip
Many types of places are located in Alabama that are great for visiting during summer, including beautiful state parks. One state park in particular is Paul M. Grist State Park. For information about this state park, including why it’s the perfect destination for a summer day trip, take a look below.
Paul M. Grist State Park, which covers 1,080 acres, is located in Valley Grande, Alabama on the Alabama Black Belt Birding Trail.
It includes many beautiful features, including Paul Grist Lake.
This 100-acre lake offers a variety of water activities that are perfect for a summer day trip, including boating, swimming, and of course...
...fishing. Paul Grist Lake is filled with lots of bass, catfish, bluegill, and redear sunfish. If you love fishing, you'll definitely want to fish from this lake.
There's also a picnic area onsite, which includes several picnic tables for individual families and a large picnic pavilion for a large group.
For those of you looking for a bit more adventure during your visit, Paul M. Grist State Park also offers 15-20 miles of scenic hiking trails and...
...20 miles of horseback trails. Keep in mind, you must bring your own horse.
If you wish to extend your day trip to an overnight stay, you're in luck because this state park also offers camping options. Situated on the banks of Paul Grist Lake are 11 RV campsites that include 30 and 50-amp services, in addition to sewer and water. Primitive campsites are also available.
For more information about Paul M. Grist State Park, you can view the park's webpage
and its Facebook page
. Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Have you ever been to Paul M. Grist State Park in Valley Grande, Alabama? If so, what did you think about it? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments below. Also, share with us your favorite park activity.
Another state park in Alabama that’s a must-visit this summer is Cheaha State Park in Delta. For information, be sure to take a look at the following article:
Few Alabamians Know That Cheaha State Park Was The First State Park In Alabama.
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Paul M. Grist State Park, 1546 Grist Rd, Valley Grande, AL 36701, USA