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Day-Use Area:
7 a.m until sundown

 

Country Store & Information Center Hours

Open 7 days a week-9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Campground Registration, Camper Check-in, Information, Camping Supplies, & Gift Shop

Note for campers:
If the store is closed or it is after-store hours, stop in at DeSoto State Park’s Lodge or call 256.845.5380 to register for camping.
Contact email: DeSoto.Campground@dcnr.alabama.gov

 

DeSoto State Park is the place to camp in the great outdoors!  DeSoto State Park features improved & primitive campgrounds, with campsites located in a wooded, mountainous setting.

Primitive Campground

Primitive Campground Map (PDF)

DeSoto State Park Map(PDF)

DeSoto State Park's Primitive Campground is comprised of 21 individual wooded campsites and 3 large group sites. Each individual campsite has a fire pit and enough room for two tents. A vaulted toilet, picnic tables, trashcans, picnic shelter, and a water faucet are centrally located in the campground. Campers are allowed access to the Improved Campground (roughly 1 mile away) to use comfort stations & showers. 

For reservations, please call 1-800-ALA-PARK or 256-845-5075

Make an Online Reservation

 

Primitive Camping Rates
 
13.00 per night*
For one tent and up to 8 people
$5.00 for one extra tent*
 
 
*Prices do not include 11% Lodging Tax
 
 
Please note tents must be within 20 feet of the fire pit on site.
    • A deposit of one-night's rent is required to hold a reservation. Fees subject to change without notice.
• Cancellation of a reservation has to be within 72 hours of arrival.
• Campsites chosen at time of check-in.
• Check out time: 11:00 AM
       
    For information on reserving one of the group sites, call the Country Store at 256.845.5075. Group rates are for scout groups, church groups, school group, etc.

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For reservations, please call 1-800-ALA-PARK or 256-845-5075

Make an Online Reservation  

 

DeSoto State Park Contact Info

Country Store - Call for Reservations!
Improved & Primitive Campgrounds
256.845.5075 OR 800.252.7275
DeSoto.Campground@dcnr.alabama.gov

Lodge - Call for Reservations!
Chalets, Rustic & Log Cabins
1299 Blalock Drive NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256.845.5380 OR 800.568.8840
DeSoto.StateParkLodge@dcnr.alabama.gov

Headquarters
7104 DeSoto Parkway NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256.845.0051
DeSoto.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov

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

 

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.