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William Dannelly Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 10.26 miles

Bisecting Alabama's Black Prairie Belt, the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir encompasses 105 miles of the Alabama River. Dannelly Reservoir boasts an area of about 27 square miles and a shoreline of more than 500 miles. Since opening in 1974, the lake and its surrounding parks have become a recreational center, offering excellent fishing, skiing, boating and hunting. With its great appeal to sp...


Alabama River Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (334)-682-4244 Distance: 30.16 miles

Claiborne Lake is the most primitive of the Alabama River Lakes. Nestled in Alabama's southwest hill country, the lake encompasses over 60 miles of the Alabama River, stretching from the Claiborne Lock and Dam to Millers Ferry Lock and Dam. Claiborne Lock and Dam was completed in 1971 but was opened for navigation in November 1969. It has no power installation. Although the lake remains mostly w...


R.E. Bob Woodruff Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (334)-872-9554 Distance: 37.37 miles

Woodruff Lake offers such activities as fishing, boating, water-skiing, picnicking, camping, swimming and hiking. The project features 11 parks that are well-facilitated for visitors. Conveniences at the parks include beaches, campgrounds, picnic areas, trails and boat launching ramps. Since construction of the first park in 1975, annual attendance figures have soared to over 2 million.


Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail Park

1 Activites Phone: (334)-877-1984 Email: semo information@nps.gov Distance: 43.23 miles

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive Centers.


Black Warrior And Tombigbee Lakes National Park

10 Activites Phone: (334)-289-3540 Distance: 50.51 miles

The Black Warrior & Tombigbee Lakes (BW&T) consist of six lakes (Demopolis, Coffeeville, Warrior, Oliver, Holt and Bankhead) with a combined total length of 457 miles and 39,800 surface acres of water. There are boat launching ramps at nearly all the Corps public recreation areas. There are three privately owned marinas that provide fuel, boat repair, supplies, rentals and meet other boater needs....


Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (251)-246-3583 Email: choctaw@fws.gov Distance: 54.38 miles

The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwest Alabama along the Tombigbee River approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. The Refuge was established in 1964 on lands aquired by the Corp of Engineers in conjunction with the Coffeeville Lock and Dam project. The 4,218 acre refuge encompasses approximately 1,802 acres of lakes, sloughs, and creeks, 2,265 acres of bottomland hardwoods, an...


Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-848-7085 Email: cahabariver@fws.gov Distance: 77.13 miles

Cahaba River NWR is one of nation's newest National Wildlife Refuges, the 540th in fact. Established September 25, 2002 for the purpose of protecting and managing a unique section of the Cahaba River and land adjacent to it. Cahaba River NWR is home to five federally listed species including the Cahaba shiner, goldline darter, round rocksnail, and cylindrical lioplax snail. Currently, the Refug...


Great River Road - Mississippi National Park

Distance: 88.11 miles

A journey along the Great River Road opens the door to Mississippi's history. Often referred to as "Blues Alley," Highway 61 takes you south from Memphis into the Mississippi Delta. Here, centuries of Mississippi River floods have created some of the world's richest farmland. Depending on the time of the year, you'll see cotton, rice, and soybeans being planted, grown, or harvested along the way....


Okatibbee Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (601)-626-8431 Distance: 94.57 miles

Okatibbee Lake is an 11,000-acre multi-purpose project. The Corps of Engineers maintains one full service campground; four day use parks with three designated swimming areas and four boat ramps. Also, Okatibbee Lake offers excellent hunting opportunities. Presently there are 6,900 acres of land and flooded woodlands leased to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks for hunti...


Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Rank: 272 3 Activites Email: TUIN_Interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 97.33 miles

In 1881, Booker T. Washington arrived in Alabama and started building Tuskegee Institute both in reputation and literally brick by brick. He recruited the best and the brightest to come and teach here including George Washington Carver who arrived in 1896. Carver's innovations in agriculture, especially with peanuts, expanded Tuskegee's standing throughout the country. The story continues....


Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (256)-353-7243 Email: wheeler@fws.gov Distance: 97.49 miles

Watercress Darter NWR, near Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, was established by the Service in 1980 to provide protection for the endangered watercress darter. Although the Refuge is only about 23 acres of ponds, mixed pine-hardwood forest, and a residence, it contains Thomas Spring, the original quarter acre pond where the species was described. A second pond was constructed on the Refuge i...


Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

Rank: 325 1 Activites Email: Carla_graves@nps.gov Distance: 99.21 miles

Before the first African American military pilots became known as the "Red Tails" they wore striped tails as they began their flight training in the Army's PT-17 Stearman bi-plane. Their flying adventure started at Moton Field, in Tuskegee, Alabama, where the Army Air Corps began a military "experiment" to see if Negroes could be trained to fly combat aircraft. Come--share their adventure!!


Natchez Trace Parkway - Alabama

Phone: (800)-305-7417 Email: NATR_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 99.88 miles

The Natchez Trace in Alabama, though short, is rich in history. It encompasses Freedom Hills Overlook, Rock Springs, and Colbert Ferry, where George Colbert charged Andrew Jackson $75,000 for ferry services. Get a taste of the South as you traverse the cotton fields of Alabama.


Leaf Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 110.82 miles

The Leaf Wilderness now contains a total of 994 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Mississippi. In 1984 the Leaf Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increasing p...


Gulf Islands National Seashore Park

Rank: 11 9 Activites Email: guis_information@nps.gov Distance: 112.45 miles

What is it that entices people to the sea? Poet John Masefield wrote, "I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied." Millions of visitors are drawn to the islands in the northern Gulf of Mexico for the white sandy beaches, the aquamarine waters, a boat ride, a camping spot, a tour of an old fort, or a place to fish.


Alabama's Coastal Connection National Park

Distance: 112.78 miles

This route and the waterways it follows are significant to the state of Alabama and the region for many reasons. Among them are the National Historic Landmarks of Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, the protected lands of the Dauphin Island Audubon Sanctuary, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Gulf State Park, beaches, and a unique culture of working wa...


Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

3 Activites Phone: (251)-928-9792 Distance: 113.12 miles

Weeks Bay Reserve encompasses more than 6,000 acres of tidal and forested wetlands within the greater Mobile Bay estuarine system along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Weeks Bay is a small estuary fringed with a variety of wetland habitats receiving freshwater from the Fish and Magnolia Rivers. Located along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay between the major metropolitan areas of Mobile, AL and Pensa...


Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Rank: 263 6 Activites Email: HOBE_Information@nps.gov Distance: 113.28 miles

On 27 March 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson 's army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa's 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River. Over 800 Red Sticks died that day. The battle ended the Creek War, resulted in a land cession of 23,000,000 acres to the United States and created a national hero of Andrew Jackson.


Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (251)-540-7720 Email: bonsecour@fws.gov Distance: 122.15 miles

The Bon Secour NWR consists of 6,700 acres of wildlife habitat lying directly west of Gulf Shores, Alabama on the Fort Morgan peninsula of south Alabama. The refuge was established by congress in 1980 to serve habitat for non-game birds migrating south in the fall and north in the spring. The migration paths from Bon Secour lead south to lower Florida, the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.


Talladega Scenic Drive National Park

Phone: (256)-463-2272 Distance: 123.98 miles

Talladega Drive offers a bird's-eye view of scenic mountains, rock outcroppings, and small rural settlements within the Talladega National Forest. Heading towards Cheaha State Park and Alabama's highest peak, with an elevation of 2,407 feet, travel the backbone of Horseblock and Cheaha Mountains, the southernmost extension of the Appalachian Mountains.


Black Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 124.12 miles

The Black Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,052 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Mississippi. In 1984 the Black Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...


Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (662)-323-5548 Email: noxubee@fws.gov Distance: 126.39 miles

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is located in three counties (Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston) and was originally created from lands obtained through the 1930's Resettlement Administration. With additional land acquisitions through the years, Noxubee now consists of 48,000 acres. Approximately 44,500 acres of the refuge is bottomland and upland forest. These forest lands are occupied by a variet...


Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway National Park

13 Activites Phone: (662)-327-2142 Distance: 126.63 miles

The Tenn-Tom Waterway is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise. From picnicking to fishing to camping, the Tenn-Tom has it all. The river section of the waterway stretches from Demopolis, Alabama north to Amory, Mississippi and encompasses 149 miles and four locks and dams. The Canal Section of the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway stretches North from Amory, Mississippi to Jamie L. Whitten Lock and Dam n...


Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (228)-475-0765 Email: pon_dixson@fws.gov Distance: 126.68 miles

Grand Bay NWR is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Grand Bay NWR was established in 1992 under the Emergency Wetlands Resources act of 1986 to protect one of the largest expanses of undisturbed pine savanna habitats in the Gulf Coastal Plain region. The refuge is located in Mobile County, Alabama and Jackson, County Mississippi, and w...


Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

7 Activites Phone: (228)-475-7047 Distance: 127.12 miles

The Grand Bay Reserve is one of the most biologically productive estuarine ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico and includes part of the Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Located between Pascagoula, MS and the Alabama state line, the Reserve's habitats support rare and endangered plant and animal species, important marine fisheries and archeological sites. The 18,400 acre Reserve encompass...