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Great Family Friendly Campsites Across Central Alabama

Summer is here and for a lot of families that means enjoying the weather and getting out in nature. If you’re itching to blow the dust off your camping gear and spend a night under the stars, then this is the list for you. Below are some amazing places you can take your children for a fun, family adventure!

Oak Mountain State Park

Alabama’s largest state park is an incredible place to go camping with the family this summer. Nestled in a large cul-de-sac which borders Beaver Lake and surrounded by rolling hills topped with majestic Longleaf Pines, their campground is perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. You can reserve a spot on their website here but they expect walk-ins too!

Birmingham South RV Park

Want to get outdoors but don’t like staying in a tent? Birmingham South RV Park is the place to go! Their camping cabins are perfect for families that want to do a little glamping. The park amenities include a heated swimming pool and a game room with cable TV, foosball table, & ping-pong. They also have outdoor activities such as horseshoes, basketball, a fenced playground! Check out their site here to see what they have to offer!

Blue Creek Campground

Located in Bessemer, this park has amazing views overlooking the river and dam nearby. While this is a smaller park, they still have helpful amenities such as showers, electrical hookups, and they’re pet friendly. To contact Blue Creek Park, call (205) 230-5333.

Parksland Retreat

Parksland Retreat is a 40-acre forest and nature retreat with off grid facilities and homestead all surrounded by the Talladega National Forest. Come for a hike on the trails or swim in the beautiful Blue Hole. They furnished cabins, canvas bell tents, and primitive camping available for you and your family! Click here for more information!

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