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.
Parks Release RFP for Adventures
In an effort to offer our customer new and exciting park adventures The Alabama State Parks Division is now soliciting Request For Proposals (RFP) from ecotourism guided adventure sports/entertainment activity concessionaires.
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.
The National Geographic Society has developed a guide and website that features the Gulf Coast region. This Gulf Coast States Geotourism guide and website showcases the culture significance of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. All of our 22 State Parks are featured on the interactive website at www.usgulfcoaststatesgeotourism.com and on their mobile App.
The Alabama State Parks would like to thank all of our supporters. The Parks have endured adverse situations over the past few years and we are proud to have our visitors and supporters that have helped us meet those challenges head on. Without you, we don't prosper.
The Alabama State Parks participated again this year on "Ladies Night" at the Alabama National Fair held in Montgomery, AL. This year's "Ladies Night" winner was Pinkie Lamar shown in picture with Randy Jinks. She won a three day, two night getaway to one of our 22 Alabama State Parks.
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. Read more >>>
Nov 08, 2014
Blue Springs Boogie 5K Run/Walk
Join us at Blue Springs State Park on November 8, 2014 as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Alabama State Parks with a 5K Run/Walk. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. with the Race to begin at 8:00 a.m. Call the park office for more details or overnight reservations (334) 397-4875. Read more >>>
Nov 15, 2014
Vulcan Orienteering Club
Vulcan Orienteering Club to be held at Wind Creek State Park on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Call the park office for more details (256) 329-0845 or visit www.vulcanorienteering.org . Read more >>>
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.