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The 20 best camping spots in Alabama.

Salty coastlines, dense forests, miles of marshland, and a whole lot of history.

Sandbar Camp North
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1. Sandbar Camp North

100% Recommend (7 Responses)

Spend the day and night at the largest and most private sandbar at Coldwater Gardens. Take the short hike through beautiful cypress and pine...

Ranan
Ranan: Coldwater Garden was amazing! Beautiful location to get away and enjoy some peaceful time in nature. The entire staff was...
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Paul M Grist Campground

2. Paul M Grist Campground

Looking for some lakeside camping? Paul M Grist Campground offers RV enthusiasts a little slice of paradise on a sparkling 100 acre lake. Imagine...

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Camping in Alabama has something for everyone, from the weekend warrior to the history buff. Down south, explore the ecological diversity of the coastline, which includes maritime live oak forest, freshwater marsh, small stream swamp forest, and wet longleaf pine savanna. Wildlife abounds, especially if you're a fan of exploring the water...keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, Read more...
Camping in Alabama has something for everyone, from the weekend warrior to the history buff. Down south, explore the ecological diversity of the coastline, which includes maritime live oak forest, freshwater marsh, small stream swamp forest, and wet longleaf pine savanna. Wildlife abounds, especially if you're a fan of exploring the water...keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, sea turtles, and manatees. Visit Wind Creek State Park, just north of Montgomery, for fishing and kayaking along Lake Martin, and amazing cabin camping. Within 45 minutes of Birmingham, you can canoe and camp along the Cahaba River. In Birmingham, Montgomery, and many other points throughout the state, make sure to take some time from the trail to visit civil rights landmarks like the Rosa Parks Museum.
Oak Mountain Campground

3. Oak Mountain Campground

100% Recommend (3 Responses)

Escape the hustle and bustle of Birmingham and camp out in the sweet home Alabama country! Oak Mountain Campground is nestled beside the recreation...

Dana
Dana: Best place to stay is Area A. I don't recommend Area B
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Roland Cooper Campground

4. Roland Cooper Campground

If you like the sound of a pristine reservoir, excellent fishing, and a nine hole golf course to swing your worries away, roll on over to Roland...

About 100 rare species can be found living in Alabama’s coastal environments, including the Alabama beach mouse and the gopher tortoise.
Payne Lake Recreation Area

5. Payne Lake Recreation Area

Like a mosaic of stained glass, Payne Lake Recreation Area is refracted by rays of differentiating colors—”colors” being recreational activities in...

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Chickasaw Campground

6. Chickasaw Campground

If you think black belt is just for karate kids, it’s time for a trip to Chickasaw! This campground is the perfect access point for Alabama’s...

Home to nearly 5,000 species, Alabama ranks among the top five states for plant and animal biodiversity.
Wind Creek Campground

7. Wind Creek Campground

Wind Creek Campground will blow you away with its rolling ridges, tall pines, stunning wildflowers, and beautiful lake. It will also recharge your...

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Frank Jackson Campground

8. Frank Jackson Campground

Anglers arrive in herds to Frank Jackson Campground, eager to settle down next to Lake Jackson’s 1,000 acres of freshwater fishing paradise. Bass,...

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Weighing in at 120,000 pounds and standing 56-feet tall, the world’s largest cast-iron sculpture can be found in Birmingham, Alabama.
Lake Lurleen Campground

9. Lake Lurleen Campground

Find your inner athlete ASAP, because Lake Lurleen has 23 miles of trails that wrap around the shores of the water, and they’re perfect for a hike,...

Drew
Drew: A small state park centered around a lake with forests surrounding. The park is most popular with mountain bikers and rv ers. ...
Chewacla Campground

10. Chewacla Campground

If you’re a sucker for masonry (and who isn’t, eh!) you’ll be blown away by the majestic stone bridges and cozy stone cottages available for rent...

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Harper Lee drew inspiration for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird during visits to the Monroeville Courthouse, now the Monroe County Museum.
Bladon Springs Campground

11. Bladon Springs Campground

Bladon Springs was once a mecca to those who believed in the healing power of springwater. Even though the spa has been defunct for some time, the...

Open Pond Recreation Area

12. Open Pond Recreation Area

Whether you gravitate more toward a rod-and-reel or a pair of well-used hiking boots, Open Pond Recreation Area will please any type of outdoor...

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Blue Springs Campground

13. Blue Springs Campground

You might have come for the natural springwater pools, but the campgrounds at Blue Springs are more than just a place to dry your suits and towels....

Alexander
Alexander: Best time to visit any Florida springs is during the week after schools have begun. We be had many all to our selves.
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Florala Campground

14. Florala Campground

Florala’s main attraction may be Lake Jackson, one of the best places in the state for clean and clear freshwater fun, but most impressive is this...

Blackwater River Campground

15. Blackwater River Campground

Nestled beneath longleaf pines, the 30 campsites at Karick Lake South are close to all the action, with the Juniper Lake hiking trail leading right...

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F.D. Roosevelt State Park Campground

16. F.D. Roosevelt State Park Campground

Nestled along the beautiful Lake Delanor, F. D. Roosevelt State Park Campground sees that cottages get a VIP view of the water, while campers may...

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Lakepoint Campground

17. Lakepoint Campground

Let’s be real: Lakepoint State Park might boast that the best thing about it is the “resort lodge,” but we all know that no fancy lodge can...

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Rickwood Caverns Campground

18. Rickwood Caverns Campground

Ever been inside a cave with 260-million-year-old geologic formations? If not we recommend adding camping out at Rickwood Caverns State Park to...

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Florida Caverns State Park Campground

19. Florida Caverns State Park Campground

100% Recommend (4 Responses)

The 35 campsites here all have water and electric; most of the sites also have sewer hookups for RVs (three sites are tent-only, the rest are for...

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Florence Marina State Park Campground

20. Florence Marina State Park Campground

Tee off your mini golf experience with waterfront views of the Walter F. George Reservoir, where plenty of boat slips and even a fishing pier play...

Brian
Brian: crowded, tight, noisy at 4 am ( Fisherman's heaven) but great lil town 2 blocks away.
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