Choose among six state parks and over 20 campgrounds and parks that welcome guests to enjoy fully immersing themselves in outdoor adventures, whether you’re looking for a primitive campsite with just the basics or spots that offer full or partial hookups for RVs.
See below for summaries and links about our state parks that offer varying levels of accommodations, plus quick links and contact info to campgrounds and parks by county throughout the Black Belt.
Blue Springs State Park in Cilo offers camper cabins and modern and primitive campsites in a wooded, rural setting near its centerpiece swimming hole, which is the perfect place to cool off in Alabama’s summer heat. The park is just as welcoming year-round for anyone looking to slow down and enjoy some peace and quiet in a pretty natural environment.
Choose your style of camping, and Chewacla State Park is bound to have it. The 696-acre park has RV camping with full hookups, cabins, a group camp area, and primitive camping. The park is just a short drive from the Auburn-Opelika area and includes a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playground, picnic areas with tables, grills, and shelters, and hiking and mountain biking trails.
This 520-acre roadside park is tucked away along U.S. 43 in rural Marengo County. It includes a few modern RV campsites and primitive camping opportunities, a wading pool, rental pavilions, playground equipment, and plenty of green space. Chickasaw State Park is perfect for family gatherings or as a base camp for your Black Belt adventure.
Paul M. Grist Park has 11 RV sites with full hookups and primitive sites for tent camping. The centerpiece of this beautiful 1,080-acre park in Dallas County, near Selma, is a 100-acre lake. Visitors enjoy the lake’s relaxing atmosphere, which offers fishing, paddling, and swimming. The picnic area includes barbecue grills and pavilions for family reunions, birthday parties, and other special events. Approximately 15-20 miles of hiking trails offer excursions into the surrounding forest.