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4654 Montgomery Highway
Dothan, AL 36303
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Built in the era of the Great Depression, it was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Located along the Irwin's Mill Creek, this state park offers plethora of activities to its visitors. Hiking, fishing , swimming, camping and much more can be enjoyed here.
Among the biggest and most ancient Woodland period mound complexes in the Southeastern United States and also the biggest in Georgia, the Kokomoi Mounds were built from 350CE to 600CE. They got listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1964. Tourists can visit the museum and view the artefacts on display and watch a short movie on the civilization. The region also has 24 campsites and plenty of recreational options like biking, hiking, fishing etc. There are plenty of activities for children too.
Just over an hour north of Panama City, this park sets itself apart from the rest. One of the few of Florida's state parks with dry caves, Florida Caverns is the only one to offer tours of its caves. Don't forget your good walking shoes for this “moderately strenuous” 45 minute tour and get up-close-and-personal with some stellar stalactites. In addition, Florida Caverns offers numerous outdoor activities and camping, as well as stables for overnight horse camping, although horses are not available for rent. Stop by the visitor's center for audiovisual tours of anything you may have missed. Please note open flames, including campfires, are prohibited in all Florida State Parks. Daily entrance fees are $4 per vehicle and $1 for additional passengers and pedestrians. Cave tour fees vary by age, and campsites are $17 plus tax. It is open daily from 8 am onwards.
Experience Florida's forest at this state park just over an hour from Panama City. Located three miles south of Chipley, Falling Waters is home to Falling Waters Sink, the state's highest waterfall. Take the beautiful Sink Hole trail to see water cascade into a stream that plummets 73 feet to the bottom, after which the water's destination remains a mystery. Don't miss the butterfly garden, featuring both indigenous and non-native species. Take a swim in the lake or have a picnic. The park features full-facility campsites as well as pavilions that seat dozens of visitors. Admission fees are $4 per vehicle, $1 for each additional passenger or for pedestrians or cyclists. Check the website for information on reserving a large pavilion space. It is open daily from 8 am onwards.
A 30,000 seat stadium, renovated in 2003, is home to Troy University's football team. Visit the website for schedule and ticket information.
Frank Jackson State Park is located at Covington County, near Opp, Alabama. This state park has facilities for fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking and camping. It covers an area of 2,050 acres (830 ha)and is operated by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.