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Alabama State Parks provide a wide variety of superb venues to meet any need!

We have facilities for virtually any size meeting!

When planning your next meeting or conference, wedding or family reunion look no further than an Alabama State Park. Let our qualified meeting coordinators handle all the details from seating and catering, to entertainment and audio/video needs.

Give your child the best birthday party ever. A birthday at the park is a birthday that your child will remember for a lifetime!

Conduct important business meetings with no interruptions!

Does your event need catering? The parks can provide catering for virtually any size group. Several of the parks employ world class chefs and kitchen staff to provide your party with an excellent dining experience

Click the red links below for more information on excellent meeting facilities that are convenient to any area of the state.
  • Cheaha
    Cheaha State Park offers many choices for conferences, weddings, family reunions and other group meetings and gatherings. From the Cleburne Room, Al Alexander Activities Building and four Picnic Pavilions to the Bald Rock Group Lodge; all are perfect for your group, family or business “get together.”

    Cheaha’s Bald Rock Lodge offers the perfect getaway for any group. When renting the Lodge, everything your group needs is in one place. Full-service catering is available, with the Lodge Manager assisting in coordinating the on-site catering of refreshment breaks, breakfast, lunch, dinner or our specialty themed banquets.

  • Desoto
    DeSoto Resort State Park Lodge has three meeting rooms available. The DeSoto Room, with its stone fireplace, will accommodate up to 25 guests. The Canyon Room will seat up to 40 guests, while the main dining room will seat up to 60. The Meeting rooms are great places for birthday parties, family reunions, and wedding receptions. There is also an outdoor deck available for meetings & events located just outside the Main Dining Room.

  • Joe Wheeler
    Looking for a tranquil setting to hold your next convention? Or perhaps the perfect place for the perfect wedding? Joe Wheeler has a variety of accommodations to meet your needs, from small intimate meetings to large conventions, meeting space for 15 to 500. Let our staff make your next event relaxed and stress free.
    The Cedar Room: Seats up to 30 for a banquet and 35-40 with chairs only.
    The Willow Room: Seats 50-60 people for a banquet and up to 100 with chairs only.
    The Cypress Room: Seats up to 150 for a banquet and 200 with chairs only.
    The River Room: Offers a view of the lake along with a huge stone fireplace. Capacity is 150 for a reception, 100 for classroom style and 100-125 for a wedding. Can also be used in conjunction with the patio.
    The Convention Center: The combination of the Willow Room and the Cedar Room combined with the Cypress Room creates the Convention Center. The Convention Center seats up to 300 people for a reception or banquet setting, 200 for a classroom setting, and 500 for theater seating.
    Joe Wheeler’s Elk River Group Lodge is a unique facility, which enables several members of a group to stay in the same dwelling. It is especially attractive to family reunions, church retreats and fishing clubs. The setting for the lodge is within a cove off of Elk River. It is a facility of Joe Wheeler Resort State Park but is located approximately 10 miles from the main park area. A boat ramp is available in this area to access Elk River.
  • Lake Guntersville
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    Welcome to your premier destination for church retreats, corporate meetings, weddings and receptions, family and class reunions, and other special occasions. Here, one will enjoy beautifully appointed hotel rooms and suites, cabins, and chalets, and over 13,900 sq. feet of meeting and banquet space. Pavilions are also available for rental. Did we mention the view? Gorgeous views of the 69,000-acre Guntersville Reservoir will take your breath away!

  • LakePoint
    Lakepoint Lodge has nine separate areas for meetings, banquets, weddings, receptions and reunions. Several of them overlook the water. Our facilities can accommodate from 10 – 500 people in total comfort. One addition is the beautiful Lakeside Terrace that overlooks the water and will be an outstanding place for weddings and receptions. Pavilions are also available for rental. Our Sales Office will be glad to assist guests in planning that special function. For Information or Reservations, call Lakepoint Resort State Park Office at 1-800-544-5253 or 334-687-8011 or 1800-ALA-PARK.

  • Monte Sano
    The Monte Sano Group Lodge offers a serene mountain setting that is ideal for a variety of meetings and gatherings including weddings and family reunions and also is an excellent location for business meetings. Pavilions are also available for rental This superb facility has modern internet connections and state of the art meeting rooms that will make any business meeting a success.

  • Oak Mountain
    Oak Mountain State Park has a meeting room for classes and groups as well as numerous pavillions that are ideal for family gatherings.

  • Rickwood Caverns
    Meet at the Rickwood snack bar before you experience the thrill of Rickwood's miracle mile of underground caverns! Rickwood Caverns is an ideal spot for school outings and family gatherings!

  • Lake Lurleen
    Lake Lurleen's activity room is available daily from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Pavilions are also available for rental.

  • Gulf Park
    Gulf State Park has a beautiful new beach pavilion that has a large concession stand open on a seasonal basis. Air conditioned bathrooms with showers are open throughout the year for beachgoers and picnic tables are also available for use under the pavilion.

    The beach pavilion is perfect for family and group outings, reunions, beach parties and sunset weddings. Rental is available 7 days a week, except major holiday weekends during the summer. Rates are: $400 for 100 persons, $500 for 100-200 people, and $600 for 200 or more. For more information on pavilion rentals or to have a wedding on our beaches (permit required) call 251-968-7296 or 968-7245 Wednesday - Sunday.

    Gulf Park also has pavilions available for rental on Lake Shelby.

  • Picnic Pavilions are available for rent at all of our parks. These pavilions may be reserved for your group by calling the park offices.