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Monte Sano State Park, AL

423 RV rentals

Situated on the northern edge of Alabama near the state’s border with Tennessee lies Monte Sano State Park. This park covers over 2,140 acres and offers breathtaking views of Monte Sano Mountain. The land was once a sought-after destination during the 1800s due to many believing that its fresh air and mineral springs had impressive health benefits.

Temperatures tend to be warm year-round, although they can start to drastically dip in the winter. Monte Sano State Park is about an hour away from Birmingham, AL.

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You’ll discover many outdoor activities to do at Monte Sano State Park. One …

Blue Springs State Park, AL

1300 RV rentals

Just under a two-hour drive from Montgomery, Blue Springs State Park in Clio is the perfect place for a slower paced vacation. Search for an RV in Barbour County and head over to Blue Springs State Park for a restful weekend or a fun-filled week of hiking and swimming. This isn't just a park for summertime fun -- Alabama’s weather allows for camping with an RV most of the year, which gives you the opportunity to take in some of the festivals in nearby Eufaula.

When most people think of Blue Springs State Park, they will usually think …

Lake Guntersville State Park, AL

549 RV rentals

This nature lover’s paradise in Northeast Alabama is home to its namesake Lake Guntersville-one of the largest lakes in Alabama. Sprawling over 69,000 acres this lake offers vacationers a nice place to enjoy water sports. A crazy mix of birds from osprey, pelicans to bald eagles inhabit this 6,000 acres park. Besides the birds, deer are prevalent to the park.

When it comes to recreational activities, is an outdoor lover’s favorite, especially to RVers. For a truly authentic experience, don’t hesitate to book an RV in Guntersville. Located in Guntersville on the banks of Tennessee River on top of …

Chickasaw State Park, AL

105 RV rentals

Located just four miles north of the town of Linden and around 12 miles south of Demopolis, Chickasaw State Park is a lush 520-acre expanse. Modern RV campsites, playgrounds, a lovely picnic area, pine-oak forests, and diverse wildlife make the park an ideal place for a family vacation. You won't find any long hiking trails or water sports here, but if you're looking for a spot to relax and enjoy nature, Chickasaw State Park is the perfect place.

The recreation area is what gives the place a truly cozy vibe, as there are multiple large pavilions where groups of …

Paul M. Grist State Park, AL

100 RV rentals

Paul M. Grist State Park, located in central Alabama, lies between the towns and cities of Montgomery, Selma, and Clanton. Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s, Paul M. Grist State Park was originally called Valley Creek State Park but was renamed after a local YMCA and community leader.

Paul M. Grist State Park acts as a great escape from big cities such as Montgomery and Clanton, with its park lake and grounds campers can come for a day or weekend to soak up all the great Alabama outdoors has to offer. With its recreational …

Lakepoint State Park, AL

125 RV rentals

Lakepoint State Park is located on the northern edge of Eufaula, Alabama. The park was founded in 1968 when the state of Alabama purchased nearly 800 acres along the Walter F. George Reservoir. The reservoir is an impoundment of the Chattahoochee River and would be a great place for a family adventure.

Eufaula has a humid, subtropical climate, which means that the summers are hot with lots of humidity. The winters are moderate. Freezing temperatures are common, especially overnight. The area also has snowfall in most years. However, the snowfall is generally very light and does not stick to the …

Florala State Park, AL

223 RV rentals

Florala State Park is located in southern Alabama, near the Florida state border and the towns of Opp, AL, Andalusia, AL, and Crestview, FL. Florala State Park is most famous for straddling the shores of Lake Jackson, a five hundred acre lake that is bisected by the Alabama - Florida state border. Many come from miles around the enjoy the fantastic lakeside recreation Florala State Park has to offer. This takes the form of fishing, boating, swimming, and water skiing in the lake. Hikers may enjoy the park’s walking trail to Florala City Wetlands Park; there is …

Gulf State Park, AL

197 RV rentals

Take some time off work, book an RV in Baldwin County, Alabama, and head toward Gulf State Park for a fun-filled getaway. Gulf State Park is home to over 6,500 acres and two miles of beaches where you can watch the seagulls swooping through the air and waddling on the sandbars. During the heat of summer, Gulf State Park is an ideal place to unwind and laze in the sun, sinking your toes into the sand and searching for seashells.

Gulf State Park is also an excellent base camp to explore the nearby area, including Orange Beach, Foley …

Lake Lurleen State Park, AL

126 RV rentals

Just to the west of central Alabama is Lake Lurleen State Park, which is named for former Alabama Governor Lurleen Wallace. When you camp in an RV near Tuscaloosa, you’ll be near Lake Lurleen State Park. Tuscaloosa is the hometown of Lurleen Wallace, who was instrumental in helping pass funding for Alabama State Parks. Visiting this state park will reward you with gorgeous scenery and plenty of outdoor activities, and when you book an RV in Tuscaloosa County, it is easy to see everything in the area.

Lake Lurleen State Park covers over 1,600 acres and surrounds the 250-acre …

Cheaha State Park, AL

575 RV rentals

Cheaha State Park covers over two and a half thousand acres of lush mountainous forest. Located almost exactly halfway between Birmingham and Atlanta, this park serves as the perfect weekend getaway for those renting an RV to escape the big cities of Alabama and Georgia. At the southernmost tip of the Appalachians, Cheaha State Park overlaps two counties; Clay County and Cleburne County, making it easily accessible from anywhere in Alabama.

As the highest point in the state of Alabama, Cheaha lives up to its Muskogee name, meaning “high place.” With its strong historical connection to the Native-American Creek …

Oak Mountain State Park, AL

193 RV rentals

Chances are if you visit Alabama, you’re going to visit Birmingham, one of the state's largest cities. If you travel only 20 miles south, you’ll be well rewarded for your effort with Oak Mountain State Park. Its proximity to a metropolitan area means conveniences are within easy reach should you have an emergency or simply need to restock, but you'll also find plenty of other natural wonders nearby. Thirty miles to the west is the 1,500-acre Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. Fourteen miles north is the 350-acre Moss Rock Preserve. Ruffner Mountain, Columbiana Mountain, Lake Purdy — the …

DeSoto State Park, AL

799 RV rentals

With a spectacular waterfall, thick woodland, and vibrant wildflowers, DeSoto State Park has plenty to offer to nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Found just eight miles northeast of Fort Payne, Alabama, this 3,502-acre park sits atop Lookout Mountain in the state's northeast.

From swimming, kayaking, and fly fishing to hiking, mountain biking, and wildflower watching, DeSoto State Park offers a huge range of recreational activities to choose from. And with 94 full-hookup campsites available, it's also a lovely spot to spend a few nights in a rental RV.

If this Alabama gem sounds like your ideal destination for a …

Wind Creek State Park, AL

225 RV rentals

Set on the western shores of Lake Martin and forested by whispering pines, Wind Creek State Park showcases the natural beauty of Alabama. The park occupies more than 1,400 acres and offers exclusive public access to Lake Martin, a man-made reservoir that lures flocks of sunseekers during the summer. Bask on the sandy beach, enjoy a picnic on the shoreline, or rent a pontoon and spend the day soaking up the Alabama sunshine.

At one hour from Montgomery and two and a half hours from Atlanta, RV camping at Wind Creek State Park is always popular with city dwellers in …

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