Alabama April 25, 2019
Explore Alabama’s State Parks In One Simple Weekend Trip
Do you ever find yourself feeling adventurous? If so, you’re in luck! Alabama is home to several places that are perfect for exploring whenever you’re craving adventure, including some wonderful state parks.
For those of you who’ve been wanting to take a weekend to explore some of Alabama’s best state parks, we’ve included an itinerary below.
Take a look:
For complete driving directions, click
1. Cathedral Caverns State Park - Woodville
On the first day of your trip, you'll visit Cathedral Caverns State Park. The main feature of this state park is Cathedral Caverns, which has one of the largest cave entrances in the world. In addition to cave tours, this popular state park offers other activities such as camping and gem mining. You can visit Cathedral Caverns at
637 Cave Rd., Woodville, AL 35769.
2. Cheaha State Park - Delta
You'll then take a scenic drive to Cheaha State Park, which is Alabama's oldest continuously operating state park. While exploring this state park, you'll get to enjoy the views from Mount Cheaha - Alabama's highest natural point. A few activities offered at Cheaha State Park include hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming. When it comes time to stay the night, Cheaha State Park offers a variety of accommodations such as campgrounds, cabins, and chalets. You can visit Cheaha State Park at 19644 AL-281, Delta, AL 36258.
3. Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham
On the second day of your trip, you'll take a drive to Oak Mountain State Park - Alabama's largest state park. While here you'll have a chance to participate in a variety of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping, and more. One of Oak Mountain State Park's most popular features is Peavine Falls, which is easily reached by hiking one of the park's many trails. You can visit Oak Mountain State Park at 200 Terrace Dr., Pelham, AL 35124.
4. Wind Creek State Park - Alexander City
After spending your morning and afternoon at Oak Mountain State Park, you'll take a drive to Wind Creek State Park. Wind Creek State Park, which is located on Lake Martin, offers a variety of activities such as hiking, fishing, boating, etc. It's best known for its campground, which is one of the largest state-owned campgrounds in the United States. In addition to campsites, cabins are also available for rent year-round. You can visit Wind Creek State Park at 4325 AL-128, Alexander City, AL 35010.
Have you ever explored any of Alabama’s state parks listed above? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments.
For a look at nine of Alabama’s lesser-known state parks that’ll absolutely amaze you, click