Alabama is a state found in South east USA. This state is bordered by Georgia to the east, Tennessee to the north, Mississippi to the west, and Gulf of Mexico to the south. Alabama is the 24th most populated state and ranked 30th in size. Birmingham, which is among the most industrialized cities in the country, is the largest city in Alabama. This state is diversified when it comes to geography.
The nothern region is dominated by Tennessee Valley (mountainous) while the south has Mobile Bay, one of the most historical ports. Alabama is generally an exciting state with plenty of captivating locations. When it comes to state parks, Alabama has plenty of them. Discussed below are some of the state parks in Alabama.
Bucks Pocket State Park
After a period of 5 years of renovations, this state park was officially reopened in January 2021. The new Bucks Pocket State Park now has an attractive camping area and reconstructed ORV trail. There are also several amenities that create lucrative environment for off-road enthusiasts, campers, and vacationers.
The improved state park has become an instant attraction in Alabama thanks to extensive renovations. The construction of numerous picnic tables and fire rings creates an environment for overnight camping.
Buck Pocket State Park has a total of 23 campsites with 13 of them being hook-up sites. 4 of those campsites are pull-through sites. All the 23 campsites are connected to water and electricity.
Furthermore, each campsite has a picnic table, camper pad, fire ring, and grill. You will also have access to 11 primitive campgrounds located in the southern part of the campground.
Other Attractions Close to the Park
Some of the nearby attractions include the Walls of Jericho Forever Wild Tract, High Falls Park, DeSato State Park, Lake Guntersville State Park, and Mentone Camping Area.
- Phone: 256-659-6288
Adress and Directions
- Address: 393 County Road 174 Grove Oak, AL 35975
- GPS Coordinates: 34.47083145
How to Make Reservations
You can make reservations by calling the park office or use their online platform. This state park requires you to make a reservation with payment for the total stay, plus taxes. The total amount will be paid when the reservations are made.
If you want to make a reservation for tent camping, call directly because this reservation is not yet available online. Similarly, primitive camping is only reserved through calling. The best time to visit this state park is in December.
Main Activities and Attractions
- Equipment Rentals
- Mountain Biking
- Zip Lines