Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 10:00am

The adult trapper education workshop gives landowners and land managers the opportunity to experience and to be educated in an outdoor skill that helped to settle this country. 

Held at Southern Sportsman Lodge northside of Highway 80 between mile marker 104 and 105, west of Montgomery and east of Selma. Registration fee required.

Registration and more information

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am

The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board will hold its second meeting of 2017 at Lake Guntersville State Park in the lodge.

If you wish to speak at the meeting, please sign up between 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Please bring 18 copies of all documents you wish to distribute to the Board to the Registration Table. Make sure your name and organization is on the each document.

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Get your boating license through this class at Lake Guntersville State Park.

This class is free (subject to state fees if adding endorsement to license).

Meet in the Azalea 3 room at the lodge

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:30am

10K, 5K and Fun Run  with prizes

Pre-register before March 7 to be guaranteed a t-shirt on race day.

Race Day Registration - 6:30-7:30 am
Extreme 10k & 5K Start - 8:00 am
Fun Run - 9:00 am
Awards and brunch to follow races

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The annual expo features a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals, educators and enthusiasts.

Free admission

Food vendors available on-site

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 3:00pm

This annual event features hikes through beautiful DeSoto State Park to view blooming plants.

A Social on Friday night kicks off the free event.

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

This event is part of HandyFest.

Concessions available, but bring your own lawn chair.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

More than 300 scarecrows are spread along the trails at Frank Jackson State Park.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

The 14th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest is Oct. 4-7, 2017.

Alabama Coastal BirdFest is an annual event with guided trips, speakers, dinners, and free activities on the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast.

Trips and evening events require advance registration. Registration opens in early August.

Visit to learn more.