Join us at Alabama State Parks Saturday, September 23rd as we celebrate the 30th annual National Public Lands Day. This annual observance spotlights the importance of public lands and promotes the vital role that volunteers play in outdoor recreation. Help us celebrate by attending one of the park events that day.
Leaf Peeping Season will be here before you know it. Our Northern State Parks provide some of the best Fall color locations in the Southeast. The overnight accommodations in these parks are great choices to put you up close and personal with nature. Book your reservations today.
We are excited that Roland Cooper State Park is back under the management of the Alabama State Parks. Located on the Alabama River, the park features excellent fishing, an improved campground and family-friendly tiny cabins.
Mark your calendars for the park re-opening Oct. 1st.
Golfing at Alabama State Parks has never been easier! Our new tee time booking software allows you to create an account to conveniently begin scheduling your tee times online at these courses:
- The General – Joe Wheeler State Park
- The Eagle’s Nest – Lake Guntersville State Park
- The Oaks – Oak Mountain State Park
Are you planning a special event, wedding, or celebration? Join us for an Open House of the Monte Sano State Park Lodge Saturday, September 30th, from 10 am to 2 pm. Spectacular mountain views, outdoor and indoor options and spacious rooms help make the Monte Sano State Park Lodge a great venue for your special events.
Chewacla State Park is proud to be be hosting the USA Cycling – Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship on Saturday, September 23rd. Our community tourism partners in Auburn, Alabama have made it easy to register, buy tickets and learn more about the festivities and schedules.
Saturday, October 7th is National Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. This annual, nationwide event introduces the joy of mountain biking to the next generation. Visit your favorite Alabama State Park to enjoy a variety of mountain biking trails that range from moderate to difficult.
Visit the events section of alapark.com to help plan your next family excursion or park adventure. Check out these these scheduled events:
- Cars at the Cave – Rickwood Caverns State Park
- History Hangout – Cheaha State Park
- Hike with Mike – Oak Mountain State Park
- Moonlight Paddle Trip – DeSoto State Park
- Salty Kidz – Meaher State Park
- Night in Nature – Chewacla State Park
- Animal Ambassadors – Gulf State Park
- Bird and Nature Expo – 5 Rivers Resource Center
- Scarecrows in the Park – Frank Jackson State Park
- Year of Alabama Birding – Various Parks
Many of our park supporters have also supported the Alabama State Parks Foundation. Did you know that you can actually continue these efforts after your lifetime?
Leaving a Legacy Gift to the Alabama State Parks Foundation through your will enables you to leave an enduring legacy that will benefit people, plants and wildlife for generations.
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, our ADCNR sister division, now has the 2023-2024 hunting and fishing licenses available. With just a few clicks you can renew your annual hunting or fishing privileges or choose from a variety of license packages that take the guesswork out of which licenses you need.