Park closure our ‪‎Winter season approaches we want to remind you that the hotel and restaurant at Cheaha State Park will be partially closed December 1st to March 1st. Closings listed below:

Hotel- Dec. 1 to March 1

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 

Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Restaurant- Dec. 1 to March 1

Open Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.  

Both the Hotel and the Restaurant will be open the weekdays of  Monday Dec. 28th , Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th and Thursday the 31st.


Take a trip to the highest point in Alabama. At 2,407 feet above sea level, Cheaha Resort State Park located on top of Cheaha Mountain has breathtaking views and fun recreational activities. This 2,799-acre mountaintop retreat offers visitors a little bit of everything. From quiet surroundings and accommodations to a magnificent lodge that can be used for family and group functions. Named by the Creek Indians “Chaha” meaning high place, Cheaha Resort State Park is truly a magnificent Alabama destination.

Located in the middle of the Talladega National Forest, the park is ideal for access to the Kentuck ORV-ATV Trail. Additionally, the park is home to the Cheaha Trailhead of the Pinhoti Trail, which connects with the Appalachian Trail and accesses the Odum Scout Trail, and the Chinnabee Silent Trail. Here hikers can experience tranquility, native wildlife and beautiful waterfalls.


Delicious country-style food combined with panoramic views of the Talladega National Forest and valley below are found at the park’s restaurant. A traditional Sunday buffet is also available.


In addition to lodge rooms, improved camping in the park’s campground, and primitive camping along mountainside trails, offers campers numerous options for getting close to nature.


The perfect atmosphere for a wedding, Cheaha Resort State Park staff can provide couples with everything needed for their special day.

Area Attractions

Nearby attractions include the Talladega National Forest, the Talladega Super Speedway, the Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure, and the historic Kymulga Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Park.

Day use Park Entrance Fee (Does not apply to overnight guest)

We are increasing the gate/day use admission rates as of Oct. 31, 2015. New rates for ages 12 and older are now $5.00 per person each day.  We believe that our access, facilities, and safe, family-friendly environment provides a positive experience and due to changes in our funding we must make these changes.  Seniors (Ages 62 and over) Children 6 - 11 $2.00 per person - Children 5 and under no charge.