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Alabama State Parks Celebrate 75 Years of Service in 2014
From the beaches of the Gulf Coast to the Appalachian foothills, Alabama State Parks reflect every facet of the state's rich natural landscape and in 2014 the state’s park system will celebrate a milestone — its 75th anniversary. Throughout the year, Alabama’s 22 state parks will host a variety of hikes, nature walks and programs, dining and camping specials and various other events highlighting 75 years of service to the people of Alabama.

Mountain Lakes Tourism

Mountain Lakes Tourism recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. We are proud to announce that the Alabama State Parks won two awards. Brittany Hughes, Park Naturalist at Desoto State Park was given the Northern Star Award and the Park system was recognized into their Hall of Fame.      
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Sep 27, 2014
2nd Annual Trail of Tears

Join us at beautiful Lake Guntersville State Park for our 2nd Annual Trail of Tears Commemoration on Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014.  Call the park office for more details or reservations (256) 571-5444!
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  Oct 03, 2014
Jazz in the Park at Chewacla

Join us for our "Jazz in the Park" event on October 3, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Chewacla State Park.  Park admission is $3.00 and the concert is free!  Call for more details (334) 887-5621.
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Oct 04, 2014
4th Annual Fall Festival

Come celebrate our 4th Annual Fall Festival at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014.  Call the park office for reservations and more details on this upcoming family, fun festival (205) 620-2520!
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  Oct 11, 2014
Baumhower's ShrimpFest Oak Mountain

Come help us celebrate the 2014-75th Anniversary of Alabama State Parks by showing your support for the Parks and Alabama Gulf Seafood.
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Oct 24, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014
Spookapalooza at DeSoto!

Join us at Desoto State Park for our annual Spookapalooza, October 24-26th, 2014.  Call the park office more event details.  Plan to spend the weekend with us, call (256) 845-5380!
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  Oct 31, 2014
"Camp Fear" at Lake Lurleen

Join us at "Camp Fear" to Trick or Treat at Lake Lurleen State Park on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Call the park office for more details or overnight reservations (205) 339-1558.
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The vision of the Alabama State Park System is to be recognized as one of the leading State Park systems in the nation in providing quality outdoor recreation services and resources to the public.

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