Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks

Blue Springs State Park
Cathedral Caverns State Park
Cheaha State Park
Chewacla State Park
DeSoto State Park
Frank Jackson State Park
Gulf State Park
Joe Wheeler State Park
Lake Guntersville State Park
Lake Lurleen State Park
Lakepoint Resort State Park
Meaher State Park
Monte Sano State Park
Oak Mountain State Park
Rickwood Caverns
Wind Creek State Park
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:00am to 11:00pm

The Alabama State Parks Division will celebrate 200 years of Alabama statehood on the 200th day of 2019 – Friday, July 19 – by declaring it Bicentennial Day at Alabama State Parks. On that day, Alabama’s state parks will offer free admission, free parking and a 20 percent discount on overnight accommodations (some exceptions apply). 

4Th of July Celebration

Joe Wheeler State Park
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 3:30am to 7:30am

4th of July Schedule of Events

July 3rd
5:00- Patriotic Campsite Decoration Judging

July 4th
3:30pm- Children’s Popsicle Eating Contest for ages 0-12 on the Lodge Patio
7:00pm- Children’s Bike & Golf Cart Parade Will Start and End at the Campground Country Store
7:30pm- Announcement of the Campsite Decoration Contest Winners at the Campground Country Store

Patriotic Campsite Decoration Contest

Rollin' On The River

Joe Wheeler State Park
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

July 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

HandyFest Event at Joe Wheeler State Park

Concessions and bar available
(no outside food or coolers will be permitted)
Bring your lawn chair

5pm-9pm Prime Rib Buffet will be served in the dining room.

Make your room reservation today at 256-247-5461!

70's Dance Party

Joe Wheeler State Park
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 8:00pm

Join us for a 70s Dance Party with DJ CC Entertainment playing your favorite disco hits and more! Prize for BEST DRESSED!!!


$115 Package Includes:

  • Standard Lodge Room for Two on Friday Night
  • Two 70s Party Tickets

$199 Weekend Package Includes:


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