Camping near Birmingham with swimming

Just outside of Birmingham, Appalachian mountains, crashing waterfalls, and big adventures await.

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Parksland Retreat

10 sites · Lodging, Tents40 acres · Talladega , AL
Parksland Retreat is a 40 acre forest and nature retreat with off grid facilities and homestead all surrounded by the Talladega National Forest. Parksland is in the heart of Talladega National Forest. Come for a hike on the trails on property, nearby Pinhoti trail or swim in the beautiful creek. Furnished Cabins, Bell Tents and Primitive Camping Available for you, your partner, and/or a group. We have Parking for one (1) car per booking. , and access to the Retreat grounds and waters where we have swimming, and hiking. Clothing Optional Property LGBTQ+ & BIPOC FRIENDLY
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Bohamia - Glamp/RV/Camp

28 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents268 acres · Talladega, AL
Please join us at the land of Bohamia for glamping with luxury beds and private decks, primitive camping in picturesque sites, and RV spots with power and water. Bohamia has an upscale bathhouse with private, hot showers and individual toilet rooms with floor-to-ceiling doors. The bathhouse is within 100 yards of all glamps and RV sites. We also have portalets stationed in the RV/Safari Tent area, at The Barn, and at the pond (0.4 miles from welcome center.) Premium RV spots now available with 30 or 50 amp hookups and water. We do not have sewer hookups or a waste station. Glamp, RV or camp amidst the natural beauty of our 268 acre property; we have open fields, shady spots beneath the hardwoods and pines, and even a five acre pond with plenty of fish if you’d prefer to wake up to a water view or take a morning swim. With miles of trails on our property, easy access to the 392,000 acre Talladega National Forest, and less than ten miles from the Pinhoti trail, you’ll never run out of beautiful places to explore. Be sure to save some time to enjoy the boulder strewn creek just a short walk from our welcome center - it’s a must see! Other local attractions are also within reach with the Top Trails ATV park and the Talladega Marksmanship Park only seven miles away.
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Choccolocco Creek Campground

8 sites · RVs, Tents35 acres · Eastaboga, AL
Convenient stop for the night and get a hot shower - only a easy mile a half from I-20 exit 173 ( Eastaboga - Talladega Superspeedway Exit ) also a good base camp to see Cheaha State Park - bike at Coldwater Mountain- see the Talladega Superspeedway- or other area Activities - I reserve one RV site and two tent sites for hipcamp and rent the other five RV sites at the top of hill on a monthly basis - these hipcamp sites are wooded, shady with woods between the other sites to give some privacy while still not far from the unique showers made from the old chicken house feed bins -these showers are very functional and I have been complimented that they are the best showers on the east coast
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Greensport RV Park

4 sites · RVs60 acres · Southside, AL
Learn more about this land: Welcome to Greensport RV Park! We are a family oriented, pet friendly, peaceful place to get away from the chaos of life! Boasting 112 Full Hookup Sites and all the amenities you could look for, we are perfect for any getaway! Amenities include High Speed WiFi services, fire pits and picnic tables at every site, a well-stocked General Store, over 1 mile of waterfront to enjoy, hiking/biking/walking paths, sandy beach areas, bath house with private showers, laundry, inground pool, 1/4 acre dog park, secured entry, and the list goes on!
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Bug Tussle Creek Bend

1 site · RV, Tent300 acres · Colony, AL
Please search Bug Tussle Creek Bend on Youtube to see the site and details on the drive into the campsite. Thank you! 300 acres of family land since 2000. This area was called Boot's Bottoms growing up and the name stuck. There is a rock wall close to the campsite that was a old grist mill site. Plenty of wildlife, bird watching, wildflowers and creek walking. Some old ATV trails for hiking as well. Very remote and quite! Learn more about this land: Setup camp on the banks of Dorsey creek in Bug Tussle. Wooded area with shade in the warm season. Flat ground for tents or plenty of trees for hammocks. Easy access for vehicles directly to the campsite. Fire ring with grill grates present for cowboy cooking. Peaceful with plenty of opportunity to see wildlife. Primitive toilet present. Rock dam in creek is great to entertain kids, old grist mill site couple hundred yards downstream. Logging and ATV present for hiking and wildlife viewing. Deeper sections in creek present for cooling off in warm weather.
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Acreage on Sipsey

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Arley, AL
Right on an inlet on the water. Lots of trees. Road access right to the property no 4x4 needed. Full Access to swimming pool, private boat ramp and lodge. Others acreages around but very serene and sits right next to the bank head forest where you can hike, hunt or just get in nature. Flat spot for renting or a gravel driveway to park RV
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Rock the South Parking/Camping

59 sites · RVs, Tents13 acres · Cullman, AL
RV and tent camping for Rock The South. 1/2 mile to Rock The South entrance. You can walk or there are shuttles that will take you for a small fee (not us). Bath house for tent campers only. There are cold showers available for everyone on back of the bathhouse. Wal-mart 1.2 miles away you are allowed to leave and return in the mornings we park cars also and it gets crazy.
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Berry Botanical Gardens Resort

1 site · RV, Tent81 acres · Berry, AL
Situated on 81 forested acres, this picturesque Hipcamp property boasts two ponds and three creeks, each spanning approximately one acre. The landscape is adorned with thousands of flowers, numerous berry vines, and grapevines, creating a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. The property features 17 RV spaces, each equipped with 50/30 amp service and power, set on well-maintained gravel lots. My residence is perched atop the central hill, providing a stunning vantage point. Nestled in the heart of Alabama, we relish the beauty and tranquility of our surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you to this idyllic retreat!
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Brookforest Acres

1 site · RV6 acres · Irondale, AL
We bought this property in 2005 and have worked to maximize our space. We created the blueberry field in the midst of the pandemic. We cleared an entire field, burned off debris, and planted 45 blueberry bushes that are prospering next to the tranquil creek. Learn more about this land: Welcome to Brookforest Acres! Our home sits on 6 acres about 1.5 miles from the interstate and includes a pond, waterfall, and a large saltwater pool with natural and calming landscaping. It is a tranquil retreat close to the city and shopping. .On our property, we have several features that are yours to use during your stay. You have access to the 38’ fiberglass saltwater pool, a large fire pit in the middle of the property, a firepit in the clearing below the blueberry field, and our gym equipment in the barn including a Sole elliptical, Diamondback upright stationary bike, 45lb Olympic straight bar with bench for lifting, bumper plates – 45, 35, 15, 10, 2.5 x 4, dumbbells – 50, 40, 30, 25, and 15, heavy bag and speed bag.
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Mt. Doom's Haunted Woodlands

5 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Hanceville, AL
Mt. Doom has over 200 acres of woodlands that have not been cut in nearly a century.  We play paintball on a small part of the property on weekends and you can join in!  However, 90% of the area is totally virgin timberland and you could walk all day without seeing another living soul.  Lots of trails and roadways to hike and views off the mountains at every turn.  Less than 1.5 mi. from Mulberry River with whitewater rapids or swimming access.  Some say spirits roam these woods but not in a malevolent way, just strange noises, sudden winds and leaves moving or the feeling of being watched.  Awesome view of the constellations far from ground light clutter and an eerie quietness prevails.  Crows will follow your movements and talk about you right to your face!  An unforgettable destination stop that you will mark on your map for every visit you take to Alabama.Learn more about this land:Over 200 acres of undeveloped southern woodlands surrounded by corporate owned timber lands that are fully accessible for hiking or mountain biking.  Campsite overlooks 20 miles of unobstructed view from a grassy point on the last mountains in the Appalachian Mountain chains.  Very isolated and quiet with good view of constellations at night.  Miles of woodland roadways and trails where you won't see another person but might catch a glimpse of any number of southern woodland creatures.  A little noisy on weekends as we operate a paintball/airsoft field on part of the property, but otherwise you'd be the only people in the woods for miles around.  Paintball "extra" available if you'd like to try a survival game while you are here!
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Breath of Life Farm

2 sites · RVs, Tents21 acres · Ashville, AL
The Dry Bones Live (Ezekiel 37). The first visit in 2019 to this 21 acres was both a shock and a confirmation. It had everything on our check list and more - nearly flat land, convenient location, but also twice the acreage, a roadbed, diversity, Monarch butterflies everywhere, access to a big lake.....and it was littered with logs!! They were in piles and scattered everywhere. But this particular land was being placed in my hands to steward and to reveal the creativity and loving nature of Yahweh. And that meant not bulldozing or burning the logs. Instead, the task was to breathe life into the logs and the land through gentle stewardship to protect the biodiversity and build good soil. Breath of Life Farm is being regeneratively developed to cultivate elderberries, vineyards, peaches, mushrooms, and small plantations of trees for wood or nuts. My sister, Pam, and I hope that visitors will come to enjoy the seasonal changes of flower colors, watch for foot and hoof prints of wildlife, enjoy the songs of the birds and the frogs, see how many different native mushroom species they can spot, and be marveled by the stars as they sparkle in the dark night sky. Our wish is that through the years, folks return to see the changes and positive impact of regenerative farming practices. To be a witness to the life breathed into this land. We hope you will be inspired, uplifted, strengthened, and energized by the story of Breath of Life Farm. Peace and blessings, SandraLearn more about this land:Drive up to very private site. Beautiful sunsets and night sky. Wildlife, diverse plants, birdwatching. Learn about regenerative farming. Fish/kayak/canoe at lake or creek. Horse Pens 40/Ashville/Springville minutes away (good restaurants). 1 hour to Mentone, Little River Canyon, Lake Guntersville. Video security at entrance.
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1 site · Lodging2 acres · Springville, AL
7 acres total to roam along the creek great mountain hike across the street canoeing, fishing, arrowhead hunting, swimming, and wildlife watching
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Camping near Birmingham with swimming guide

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Looking for the perfect camping spot near Birmingham, Alabama where you can swim to your heart's content? Look no further than Parksland Retreat! With over 415 options in the area that offer swimming, you're sure to find the ideal spot for your outdoor adventure. Whether you're looking for a secluded lakeside retreat or a family-friendly campground with a pool, Hipcamp has got you covered. Check out some of our top campsites near Birmingham, Alabama for swimming: Choccolocco Creek Campground and Bohamia - Glamp/RV/Camp. With popular amenities like pet-friendly accommodations, trash disposal, and potable water, you can focus on enjoying your time in nature. And don't worry, if swimming isn't your thing, there are plenty of other activities to keep you entertained, such as hiking, exploring historic sites, and even snow sports. So pack your bags, grab your swimsuit, and get ready for an unforgettable camping experience in beautiful Alabama!

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