Located on the original Natchez Trace, this park was created during America’s Bicentennial year, 1976. Several points of interest in the park: dirt mound with dirt taken from Krakow, Poland, Daughters of the American Revolution marker, and statue of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Enjoy a quite morning or afternoon at this park while watching the gazing […]
Whippoorwill Park, 1201 N. Montgomery Ave., Sheffield, AL 35660. This 44-acre, wooded park is accessed within the historic downtown residential district and was laid out in the original town of Sheffield in 1884. Home to many species of wild flowers and plants, it is a bird sanctuary. Walking trails go all the way to the […]
Riverfront Park, 1416 Alabama Avenue, Sheffield, AL 35660. This park boast one mile of inviting shoreline on Pickwick Lake. Variety of recreation available, including boat launch, fishing piers, docking facilities, picnicking, walking trails, splash pad, playground and restrooms. Kiwanis Boundless Playground located here. Park used for hosting major fishing tournaments and youth fishing rodeos. (256) […]
Hawk Pride Mountain Off-Road Park, 144 Mountain Side Road, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. This privately owned park offers a wide variety of offroading spread over 1,000 acres. Over 40 trails to accommodate everyone from the most sophisticated rock crawlers to simple 4X4s and ATV’s. A mud bog, food vendors, merchandise, wheelchair accessible shower house and restrooms, […]
“Rock of Ages Trail” Take a driving tour past 18 cherished churches of Colbert County. These church buildings are at least 100 years old with the congregations in most cases being even older. The architecture ranges from simple log, to primitive wooden, to rock and brick. Of varied denominations, a brochure presents these churches as the […]
LaGrange College Site Park, 1461 LaGrange College Rd., Leighton, AL 35646. Established in 1830 as Alabama’s first college, LaGrange soon became known as “The West Point of the South.” The college was destroyed by Union forces led by Colonel Florence M. Cornyn and his “Destroying Angels.” Today, the historic site has been recreated with a […]
Pathways: Walk through the History of Muscle Shoals, 2010 E Avalon Ave. Muscle Shoals, AL 35661. The early history of the City of Muscle Shoals, including Wilson Lock and Dam and Muscle Shoals Music, is showcased through visual displays and exhibits located along a special corridor within City Hall. (256) 383-5675. www.VisitMuscleShoalsAL.com. Hours: 8 am […]
This camp is beneath 50 year old oaks in Volunteer Park across from the Wayne County Welcome Center. Picnic areas and scheduled activities during summer months.
The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.
Mineral Springs Park is a world famous mineral springs named after Chickasaw Chief Iuka.
Pickwick Lake and Bay Springs Lake are famous for scenic beauty such as 50 foot Cooper Falls located on Pickwick Lake just north of J. P. Coleman State Park.
A great place to picnic!
A hiking trail with beautiful scenery.
Recently named a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists, Ridgeland’s multi-use path is a perfect setting for bikers and walkers alike. The Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail, in honor of the area’s significance as the homeland of the Choctaw people, is a 7 mile scenic trail traveling among wildlife and abundant foliage near […]
With the largest buffalo herd East of the Mississippi River, you can get an up close and personal look on how and where buffalo live.