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Camping is back at Joe Wheeler State Park

Camping is back at Joe Wheeler State Park

Camping at Joe Wheeler State park is back!

Officials announced today that beginning Monday, February 21, 2022 you can once again make reservations for both RV and primitive camping at one of North Alabama’s most beloved camping destinations.

“The tornado that passed through Joe Wheeler State Park on December 16, 2019, devastated our beloved campground and day-use/picnic area, forcing the park to close these areas and cancel all camping reservations. Since then, park officials have worked tirelessly, wading through proper channels and protocols to ensure the very best future for both the Joe Wheeler State Park Campground and Day Use Area.”

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Many of the campsites are right on the water and all have a lovely view.

What to expect at Joe Wheeler State Park Campground

  • New ADA accessible bathrooms and showers
  • Bigger camping spots
  • Brand new water & electrical hook ups
  • Paved roads
  • Beautiful water views

How to reserve your spot

Reservations open at 8AM on February 21 and the first available weekend you can check-in is February 25. You can make reservations by calling 256-247-1184 but since they are expecting A LOT of phone calls, officials are encouraging campers to use their online system or email them at   For more details or to make reservations visit their site here.


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