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 Programs & Events at DeSoto State Park

DeSoto State Park is proud to team up with park partners like One World Adventure Company, Jacksonville State University Field School, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Russell Cave National Monument, and others in order to bring you a series of interpretive programs, hikes, classes, and workshops intended to educate and entertain the public.
We hope that you can join us sometime!

There are 4 ways you can get current info on DeSoto State Park’s events:
1. See www.Alapark.com/events to search for events within 10 miles of DeSoto State Park

2. See DSP’s Facebook Page (You do not have to be a member on Facebook to see page)

3. Check out this list(PDF file-updated 5.22.14)

4. Subscribe to DSP’s Email Event List. When you subscribe to the mailing list, you will receive a weekly newsletter on current events and programs in the DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon area.

(Past newsletters)

Please note that your email will NOT be shared with any other source - this is for our friends interested in DeSoto State Park programs and events only.

And of course, you can always contact us for any information you may need.
Contact Info:
Brittney M. Hughes,
Park Naturalist at DeSoto State Park
7104 DeSoto Parkway NE Fort Payne, AL. 35967
Office: 256.997.5025 OR Fax: 256.845.8286
Brittney.Hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov
www.facebook.com/pages/DeSoto-State-ParkFort-Payne-Alabama/353666125257?ref=nf

   

In addition to DSP’s guided hikes, events, & workshops……..
DeSoto State Park's Campfire Talk Series

Campfire Talks are a series of educational & entertaining programs located in the great outdoors. Campfire programs are held almost every Friday & Saturday evening (May –October) in DeSoto’s James L. Wynn Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground. All programs are open & free to everyone.
Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable chair if you wish. In case of bad weather, programs are moved inside.

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(Even more photos can be seen on our Facebook page)
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DeSoto State Park would like to thank all of our supporters.

Without you, we don't prosper!
 

   

Alabama State Parks operates and maintains 22 State Parks encompassing approximately 48,000 acres of land and water. These Parks rely on visitor fees and the support of other partners like communities to fund the majority of their operations.

Alabama State Parks have endured adverse situations over the past few years and we are proud to have our visitors and supporters that have helped us meet those challenges head on. Alabama State Parks offer ideal places to stay: resorts, hotels, cabins and cottages, camping; and fun places to play: hiking, biking, golf, fishing, paddling, swimming, birding and wildlife viewing or just relaxing. See www.Alapark.com for details on our sister parks in Alabama.

Access to Alabama State Parks and State Park Programs is available without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disabilities