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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Weekend Getaways in Alabama

If you are in need of a weekend getaway, Alabama has got you covered. From boutique hotels to luxury beach resorts, there’s a special place perfect for you and your crew. 

Mentone, AL

Enjoy a rustic getaway in the mountains of Dekalb County. Stay in the Mentone Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast located right in the heart of Mentone. Rest in the rocking chairs on the beautiful porch or feel a million miles away in one of the charming, cozy guest rooms complete with antique furnishings. After indulging in a Southern style breakfast at the inn, breathtaking views of mountains, canyons and waterfalls await you at DeSoto Falls and Little River Canyon. After you’ve enjoyed a hike, shop at the

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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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Alabama's Seven Natural Wonders

Go for a hike, a bike, or a stroll through picturesque mountains, layered canyons and scenic valleys in 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.
Sportsman Lodge Or Cabin
128 CR 9S
Autaugaville, AL 36003
Beautiful natural woodlands of hunting acreage divided by Ivy Creek. This property offers a great natural habitat for trophy deer, and wild turkeys. Your hunt will also include trophy game management with lodging and meals.
Botanical Gardens
3530 Lorna Road
Birmingham, AL 35216
30-acre public garden nestled in the heart of Hoover Alabama, featuring walking trails through beautiful plantings and a five acre lake. A premier venue for events such as weddings, receptions and corporate meetings.
Guides Tours Or Rides
20249 Alabama 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
<p><strong>Jean-Michel Cousteau&rsquo;s Ambassadors of the Environment Program at Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism &amp; Sustainability, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA</strong> - participants can assist in ongoing dune, wetland and for...
Conference Center
11116 CR 88
Pisgah, AL 35765
Interdenominational Christian youth camp/retreat center. Accommodating both large and small groups off ering active adventures and milder activities.
Outdoor Recreation Site
P.O. Box 333, Eufaula, AL
Eufaula, AL