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We Welcome Well Behaved Dogs
(Per) Dog charge of $15.00 per night
We understand that with today's traveling expenses the difference in taking a vacation or staying home could be taking your dog, boarding your dog or finding someone to take care of this member of your family. We hope the following information will help your family better enjoy Alabama State Parks.
Dogs assisting the disabled are welcome in all facilities at no additional charge (with proper disability assistance information).
During the Alabama State Parks 75th anniversary, parks staff have implemented a series of improvements aimed at providing visitors with more enjoyable experiences. The expanded dog-friendly accommodations are in response to public interest in more pet-friendly options.
To ensure your visit with us is fun for the whole family please check with the park you plan to visit for park specific information on dogs.
In addition to dogs being allowed in all campgrounds, the following parks have additional dog friendly cabins:
Frequently asked questions about dogs in Alabama State Parks:
Only in the "Dog Friendly" cabins or chalets (unless dog is assisting the disabled). These dog friendly cabins or chalets have been selected to ensure your visit with your dog will be comfortable for all. Kennels are not provided. Management will terminate the dog owner’s stay if found in violation of this rule. The owner will not be refunded for any part of their stay. A cleaning fee will be enforced upon check out.
Yes, in the cabins, chalets and cottages that are dog friendly, $15.00 per night. Please request this rate when making reservations and report the number of dogs when checking in. Owners not reporting dogs will be charge the fee and this amount will be collected at check out. The fee is charged if the dog visits for the day or stays overnight.
Yes. Dogs are allowed in tents/campers with owner. Dog owners are required to clean up after their dog. Dogs may not be left unattended at any time and must be on a 6-foot leash or in a crate. The guest is responsible for any damage caused by dog and may also be asked to leave if dog disturbs other guests. The owner will not be refunded for any part of their reservation. Guest is responsible for ensuring their dog has the most current vaccinations. Guest may be requested to present proof of vaccination.
Yes, in most parks as long as you keep your dog with you and on a leash. Please check with each park for specific information as bike and horseback riding trails may not allow dogs for safety reasons.
No. Dogs must be in a secure riding area and the owner must be near the dog at all times. Dogs left unattended for more than 30 minuets (or in a hot vehicle) may be confiscated by park staff and turned over to proper authorities.
Park management has the right request any dog and owner to leave.