The State Parks Division operates and maintains 21 state parks encompassing approximately 45,300 acres of land and water in Alabama.
The parks range from Gulf Coast beaches to Appalachian Mountains providing opportunities and facilities from basic day-use activities, to resort convention lodging, restaurant and golfing areas.
The mission of the Division is to acquire and preserve natural areas; to develop, furnish, operate and maintain recreational facilities, and to extend the public’s knowledge of the state’s natural environment.
The headquarters office for Alabama State Parks at 64 North Union St., Montgomery, Alabama, 36130; 334-242-3334.
The Division’s goals are to:
- Manage and operate the state parks system in an economically sound and efficient manner on the most self-sustaining basis possible
- Provide and maintain high quality facilities and services to meet the needs of visitors; to provide an opportunity for personal growth and development of individuals through outdoor experiences; to promote use of State Parks facilities
- Preserve unique natural features and integrity of State Parks for future generations
- Promote good will and enhance the public image of Alabama and the Alabama State Parks through dedicated, courteous employees.
For information on Alabama's state parks, visit www.alapark.com.