Explore Alabama’s State Parks In One Simple Weekend Trip

Do you ever find yourself feeling adventurous? Maybe you’ve got a free weekend and want to look into taking a weekend trip in Alabama? If so, you’re in luck! The Cotton State is home to several places that are just perfect for exploring. If you’re craving adventure, there are some wonderful state parks that are waiting for you. Even better, you don’t have to plan the trip! If you’ve been wanting to take a few days to check out some of the best state parks to visit in Alabama, we’ve already got an itinerary planned for you. Check it out:


Have you ever explored any of the state parks in Alabama that we 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 here. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful state!

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