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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Experience Holiday Magic in Alabama

Holiday nights are best spent under dazzling light displays. So, round up your family or bring that special someone, pack the car, and get ready to enter a holiday wonderland that you can experience all season long.

Galaxy of Lights; Huntsville

It just would not be the holiday season without Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Galaxy of Lights. Experience 2.5 miles of magnificent light displays weaving together holiday themes, classic characters and scenes from the natural world. These larger-than-life displays include special exhibits such as a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the 12 days of Christmas. And the best part is the garden’s drive-through nights allow you to experience the holiday magic from the comforting warmth of your car. 

Sportsman's Wonderland; Cullman

Drive through a Christmas light extravaganza in Sportsman Lake Park in Cullman. As you drive through the park, you are surrounded by...

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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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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.
Hotel Or Motel
106 Jefferson Street South
Huntsville, AL 35801
106 Jefferson, Downtown Huntsville's newest luxury boutique property indulges guests in a unique and memorable experience. Rooted in southern hospitality we look forward to welcoming you!
Outdoor Recreation Site
190 Military Street South
Hamilton, AL 35570
The Buttahatchee River is a tributary of the Tombigbee River, about 125 miles long, in northwestern Alabama and northeastern Mississippi in the United States. Via the Tombigbee River, it is part of the watershed of the Mobile River, which flows to the Gulf of Mexico. ..
State Park
124 Shell Toomer Pkwy.
Auburn, AL 36830
696 acres. 26-acre lake, six cottages, modern campground, picnic areas, pavilions, fishing, swimming, hiking/ biking trails, playground, tennis courts. Near Auburn University; perfect for football weekends.
Golf Course
1311 East 6th Street
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
The city of Muscle Shoals, Alabama invites you to come and enjoy its newest offer to the citizens of the Shoals and visitors to the area, Cypress Lakes Golf and Tennis.
Guides Tours Or Rides
5749 Bay La Launch Avenue
Orange Beach, AL 36561