South of Alexander City on Alabama Highway 128 you’All find one of the largest state-owned campground in the United States, Wind Creek State Park. However, that distinction is not the only thing that makes Wind Creek special. Wind Creek State Park is the public's access to Lake Martin.

Wind Creek’s 1,445 scenic acres hug the shoreline of beautiful Lake Martin making the park an angler’s paradise. Crappie, bluegill and striped bass are just a few of the species the lake has to offer. Several fishing tournaments are scheduled at the park each year.
 
 
Accommodations
The park’s 586 campsites are spread over 320 acres and offer ample opportunities to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Campsites include 157 waterfront sites ,39  premium sites, which have 16 ft wide concrete pads.  Site amenities include; water, sewer, 50 amps electrical, water front access, and TV service.  Three of the newly renovated sites are handicap accessible. In addition, 16 sites are available for horse camping. Bathhouse and playground facilities are conveniently located throughout the park. 
 
For guests who prefer to stay in a cabin, the park has seven camping cabins to choose from, one of which is handicap accessible. Each air conditioned cabin has a kitchenette and a private bathroom. Guests will need to bring their own bed linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils. 
 
Nature
Winding over rolling ridges, through tall pines and down to the lake’s shoreline, the park has 28.5 miles of hiking trails.  All park trails offer a stunning view of wildflowers, blooming dogwoods, and provide various wildlife viewing opportunities. All trails are for hiking, cycling, and horse riding.
 
Wind Creek is also a stop on Alabama’s Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail www.alabamabirdingtrails.com. All trails offer a variety of waterfowl, raptors and songbirds that are common in the park. Bald eagle and osprey can be seen throughout the year.
 
Area attractions 
Lake Martin, Lake Martin Amphitheater, Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail, Smith Mountain Observation Tower, Flag Mountain, Coos Wildlife Management Area, Forever Wild Coos WMA hiking trail, Forever Wild Goatherd/AF Yates Lake Wildlife Management Area, Coon Creek Forever Wild Tract near Tallahassee, Children’s Harbor, Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, various local restaurants and downtown Alexander City.
 
For a site seeing tour of Wind Creek State Park, go to park location and click on the Google map link, then click on the red dot under the location pin and select street view.