Scenic Outdoors

From the foothills of the Appalachians through countless river valleys to the sugar white beaches of the Gulf, natural wonders abound for the explorer in you. From caves and caverns to towering mountaintops, adventure awaits. Marvel in the beauty of our many trails and waterways that is sure to take you off the beaten path. The 22 state parks, which encompass 48,000 acres of land and water, provide endless opportunities to fish, camp, canoe, hike and enjoy the great outdoors. Each season in Alabama brings a beautiful change for adventurers to enjoy all year long.

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Lake Guntersville is the perfect spot for an end-of-the-summer getaway

With summer winding down, many are looking for a last-minute getaway. Wouldn’t it be nice to have one more relaxing trip before the hustle and bustle of life transitions into fall’s busy season? 

Lake Guntersville State Park offers many family-friendly outdoor activities for a beautiful, scenic end-of-the-summer getaway. The state park is located on 6,000 acres of woodland along the Tennessee River in Northeast Alabama. Visitors can stay at the park’s hotel or in one of the mountain-setting chalets or cottages. If camping suits you more, then the park offers an onsite camping ground. 

After you are settled in, there are many outdoor activities for the nature lover. 

Eagle’s Nest 18-Hole Golf Course: 

This premier, championship golf course located on Taylor Mountain, offers scenic mountain views, Bermuda Tiff greens and a state-of-the-art irrigation system. The treeline course and elevation changes make the course challenging, even for the most seasoned golfer. 

Fishing Lake Guntersville:

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Weekend Getaways in Alabama

Are you and your significant other in need of a weekend getaway? Alabama has got you covered. From boutique hotels to...
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Experience Holiday Magic in Alabama

Holiday nights are best spent under dazzling light displays. So, grab the kids, pack the car and get ready to enter a...
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Take in The Fall Foliage in Sweet Home Alabama

As the greens of summer begin to surrender to glittering yellow poplars, scarlet dogwoods and orange maples, Sweet Home...
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Featured Locations & Events

Whether it's bird watching or hiking, Alabama has some of the greatest outdoor experiences waiting for you.

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Alabama's Natural Wonders

From towering mountain ranges to pristine beaches, natural wonders abound here in Alabama.

Gulf Coast Beaches

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Mount Cheaha

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Cathedral Caverns

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The Mobile-Tensaw Delta

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Dismals Canyon

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Natural Bridge

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Gulf Coast Beaches

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Mount Cheaha

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Cathedral Caverns

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The Mobile-Tensaw Delta

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Dismals Canyon

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Natural Bridge

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Find an Alabama Outdoor Experience

Explore outdoor locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Outdoor Recreation Site
18250 Dauphin Island Parkway
Coden, AL 36523
Dauphin Island fishing pier
Outdoor Recreation Site
1 Our Children's Hwy.
Alexander City, AL 35010
Adventures in camping, swimming, basketball, etc., mainly for children with long-term serious illnesses and their families. 66 acres on beautiful Lake Martin. Great place for church and company retreats.
Guides Tours Or Rides
27194 Marina Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
We offer parasailing, pontoon boats, kayaks and stand up paddle boards. With a 100% safety record, we fly you at the max height allowed with the newest Coast Guard inspected parasail boats.
Outdoor Recreation Site
Off Coldwater Road
Anniston, AL 36201
Forever Wild Land Trust Coldwater Mountain Bike trail is currently home to an estimated 37 miles of Mountain Bike and Hiking trails with single trail legs developed by the International Mountain Bike Association. The trails are graded from easy to extremely difficult.
Outdoor Recreation Site
901 CR 8
Phil Campbell, AL 35581