Nearby attractions

We have listed some attractions in neighboring towns that are near the park.

Plan your stay in advance, there are things to do for the whole family.

These are just a few attractions, there are too many to list

  • Isom's Orchard - 259 acre farm. It doesn't matter which season you visit theres always fresh fruit ripe for the picking. 14 miles from the park.

  • Joe Wheeler State Park - 18 hole championship golf course, hiking trails, fishing, mountain biking and more. 13 miles from the park.

  • Point Mallard Water park - Wave pool, flume slides, a scenic lagoon, lazy river and a man made beach. 28 miles from the park.

  • Southern Gayles Golf Course - Par - 72 course over 6700 yards of golf, driving range and putting green. Open to the public. 19 miles from the park.

  • Houston Memorial Library & Museum - was once the home of Governor George Smith Houston. 9.7 miles from the park.

  • Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge - Over 300 documented species present at the reserve. 32 miles from the park.

  • Birthplace of Helen Keller - Tour the home, during summer months you can see the play "the miracle worker." 38 miles from the park.

  • Florence Indian Mound & Museum - Hosts a rare collection of pipes, soapstone carvings, woven textiles, spears, fish hooks, clay pots and more. 33 miles from the park.

  • Popes Tavern - Originally serving as an inn & stagecoach stop to being converted into a hospital during the American Civil War, a must see. 33 miles from the park.

  • Insanity Complex - Multi-purpose family entertainment center with 2 roller rinks, rock climbing wall, arcade games, laser tag arena, skateboard park, mini golf course and batting cages. 26 miles from the park.

  • Civil Axe Throwing - Huntsville, AL 41 miles from the park.

  • Huntsville Escape Room - Huntsville, AL 43 miles from the park.

  • Top Golf - Huntsville, AL 28 miles from the park.

  • Mall Jump - Huntsville, AL 44 miles from the park.

  • Early works Childrens History Museum - Designed for children as a hands on, interactive museum. 43 miles from the park

  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center - A Smithsonian affiliate and the official visitor center for NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. 39 miles from the park.

***Go see the Athens, AL Limestone tourism group while your here (100 N. Beaty St. Athens) and/or their website listed below for all up-to-date calendar of events happening in our area.