5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Alabama

By Sarah Baumann

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Alabama

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Pitching a tent with the family is a great way to truly immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Alabama. The Yellowhammer State is home to an abundance of parent-approved, kid-friendly campsites with boundless activities to keep everyone in the family active. Whether you love spending time in the water or you’re interested in exploring the woods, there is something fun to look forward to at these family-friendly campgrounds in Alabama. 

1. Lake Guntersville State Park, Guntersville, AL

Lake Guntersville offers the perfect opportunity to share your love of the water with your kids. Lake Guntersville has a lovely campsite that is perfect for kids of all ages, with access to hiking, fishing and boating. For older kids with a sense of adventure, the park has a zip line that zooms through the gorgeous greenery.

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2. Lake Jackson RV Park at Florala, Florala, AL

If you’re looking to camp a night on your way to Florida, stop by the Lake Jackson RV Park on the border. Your kids will love the spacious play areas and fresh swimming water. The campsite is close to a number of Victorian-style mansions and restaurants with classic southern cooking for more family fun.

3. Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, AL

Looking for a compromise between kid-friendly and beach haven? Gulf State Park campsite is the spot for you. With wide open beaches for kids to run free, build sandcastles, look for sea shells, and catch some waves, you can happily relax on the beach knowing your kids are having a fun day. 

4. Lakepoint State Park, Eufaula, AL

Whether you’re eight or 38 years-old, there truly is something for guests of all ages at Lakepoint State Park. Lakepoint features playgrounds for the kiddos, and is the perfect spot for kid-friendly activities such as swimming, hiking, and fishing. Not to mention, the scenery is simply stunning! 

5. Blue Springs State Park, Clio, AL

If you want a kid-friendly campsite that is a little more low-key, check out the beautiful Blue Springs State Park. This hidden gem off the beaten path in Clio has long been a site for locals to cool off in the summer. The park has a well-sized playground for younger kids, and has several scenic hiking trails to wander.

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