DeSoto's Olympic-size pool is fun for the whole family! Olympic-size pool complete with diving board and ADA-lift. Pool is located close to DeSoto State Park's picnic area, and within 1/2 mile of the Country Store & Information Center.

Pool Opens For the Season on May 25th, 2019

Pool Hours: 11:00 to 6:00

  • $4 per swimmer-cash or cards taken
  • Individual and Family Season Pool Passes Available 
  • Free swimming 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Complementary Access for Lodge & Improved Campground Guests
  • Lifeguards on duty
  • No refunds or rainchecks
  • Pool may close due to bad weather, mechanical problems, or minimum occupancy.
  • Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pool closes for the season Monday, September 2, 2019

Season Pool Passes
Individual Pools Pass - $88
Family Pool Pass - $198 for up to six family members

Call 256-845-0051 or download application here

After-Hours Pool Party $137.50

Party hours are 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
One lifeguard is provided--Up to 25 people
Additional lifeguards are $27.50 each 
To reserve your party call 256.845.0051


Swimming & Wading is allowed in the West Fork of Little River, which runs through DeSoto State Park. Accessed by the yellow trail in DeSoto State Park (DeSoto Scout Trail)-Water Level varies. No Lifeguard--swim at your own risk. 


There is also a swimming area located above A. A. Miller Dam, in the West Fork of Little River(above DeSoto Falls near Mentone, Alabama) The DeSoto Falls Picnic Area is located 7 miles from the main park area.

No lifeguard--swim at your own risk. Kayak & Canoe Rentals are also available in this area


Desoto State Park: Kayaking and Canoeing




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