Alabama's National Parks

Explore the Park Sites in the Heart of Dixie


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A staple of the beautiful southeastern United States, Alabama plays host to stunning wooded landscapes, historic military sites, and plenty of American history. The Yellowhammer State features seven national park sites, and welcomes over 750,000 visitors each year.

Explore the massive Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area on the Tennessee River for history, heritage, and outdoor recreation. The Alabama NHA features lakes, trails, and attractions like the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, the Belle Mont Mansion, and much more.

More outdoor fun is found at the Little River Canyon National Preserve – a 14,000-acre park on top of Lookout Mountain. Hunting, fishing, and sights like Grace's High Falls can be found in this northern Alabama playground.

Sweet home Alabama was also instrumental in American military history. Discover the missions of the famous WWII pilots at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, or explore the site of the Creek War of 1812 at the Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.