Rules, Policies, and Discounts

Alabama State Parks Rules and Regulations

Following these rules and regulations will help ensure that all park visitors have a safe and pleasant experience. 


Dog-friendly policies  

We love dogs and we understand that our visitors travel and vacation with their entire family, including their dogs. They are always welcome on a leash and we offer some dog-friendly overnight accommodations to make your stay more enjoyable. Learn more: Specific park dog rules and dog-friendly overnight facilities

Pets may not be left unattended while visiting or staying in an Alabama State Park. 



Overnight Accommodation Discount

Alabama State Parks offers a 15% daily discount on overnight accommodations managed and operated by the State Park System for the following:

  • Senior citizens age 62 and older
  • Veterans and active military personnel
  • People with disabilities as defined by the ADA
  • State of Alabama employees*

Identification is required at check-in for all reservations. Discounts are based on the reservation system’s day rate for the amenity selected and are not available in conjunction with other group rates, employee pricing, special packages, weekly or monthly rates, or discounts.

*State Employees –Alabama State Parks also offers a special rate for State of Alabama employees on business travel (Sunday – Thursday, Standard Lodge Room only). Please call 1-800-Ala-Park to make reservations utilizing this $50 rate. State ID is required at check-in. This cannot be used in conjunction with other group rates, special packages, weekly or monthly rates, or discounts.