Scenic Outdoors

From the foothills of the Appalachians through countless river valleys to the sugar white beaches of the Gulf, natural wonders abound for the explorer in you. From caves and caverns to towering mountaintops, adventure awaits. Marvel in the beauty of our many trails and waterways that is sure to take you off the beaten path. The 22 state parks, which encompass 48,000 acres of land and water, provide endless opportunities to fish, camp, canoe, hike and enjoy the great outdoors. Each season in Alabama brings a beautiful change for adventurers to enjoy all year long.

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Weekend Getaways in Alabama

Are you and your significant other in need of a weekend getaway? Alabama has got you covered. From boutique hotels to luxury beach resorts, there’s a special place perfect for you and your special someone. 

Mentone, AL

Enjoy a rustic getaway in the mountains of Dekalb County. Stay in the Mentone Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast located right in the heart of Mentone. Rest in the rocking chairs on the beautiful porch or feel a million miles away in one of the charming, cozy guest rooms complete with antique furnishings. After indulging in a Southern style breakfast at the inn, breathtaking views of mountains, canyons and waterfalls await you at DeSoto Falls and Little River Canyon. After you’ve enjoyed a...

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Experience Holiday Magic in Alabama

Holiday nights are best spent under dazzling light displays. So, grab the kids, pack the car and get ready to enter a...
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Take in The Fall Foliage in Sweet Home Alabama

As the greens of summer begin to surrender to glittering yellow poplars, scarlet dogwoods and orange maples, Sweet Home...
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Alabama's Seven Natural Wonders

Go for a hike, a bike, or a stroll through picturesque mountains, layered canyons and scenic valleys in Sweet Home...
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Featured Locations & Events

Whether it's bird watching or hiking, Alabama has some of the greatest outdoor experiences waiting for you.

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Alabama's Natural Wonders

From towering mountain ranges to pristine beaches, natural wonders abound here in Alabama.

Gulf Coast Beaches

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Mount Cheaha

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Cathedral Caverns

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The Mobile-Tensaw Delta

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Dismals Canyon

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Natural Bridge

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Gulf Coast Beaches

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Mount Cheaha

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Cathedral Caverns

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The Mobile-Tensaw Delta

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Dismals Canyon

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Natural Bridge

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Find an Alabama Outdoor Experience

Explore outdoor locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Campground
3588 Alabama 117
Mentone, AL 35984
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Hotel Or Motel
3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail
Opelika, AL 36801
Adjacent to RTJ Golf Trail's Grand National course. Refurbished in 2006 with 15,000 sq.-ft. of meeting space, 50,00 sq.-ft. ballroom, 54 holes of award-wining golf, outdoor and indoor pools, health club, hiking trails, lakeside ...
Museum
25521 U.S. Hwy. 98 E
Elberta, AL 36530
20,000-sq.-ft. museum on five acres of grounds, house, 1908 church, blacksmith shop, vintage tractors and more.
Outdoor Recreation Site
County Road 27
Rockford, AL 35136
Coosa County's primary public boat launch on Lake Mitchell. The site offers restrooms, grills and picnic tables
Outdoor Recreation Site
1300 Bradley Avenue
Bay Minette, AL 36507