Paul M. Grist State Park

View from the spillway

This Alabama State Park is located in Dallas County, approximately 15 miles north of Selma, AL. It is a tranquil 1,080-acre park that includes a beautiful 100-acre lake that is surrounded by hardwood and southern pine woodlands. The park has modern campsites located on the edge of the lake. There are also primitive campsites for those who are more adventurous. Visitors can rent a canoe or small boat for fishing or exploring. The park has playgrounds and several picnic areas with tables and barbecue grills for day users. Pavilions are available for family reunions, birthday parties and other special events. The park also has several miles of hiking trails winding through the forest that surrounds the lake. Bring your binoculars and enjoy the beauty of Alabama’s outdoors.

The GPS coordinates for the park entrance are N32.591528,W86.999583. For an interactive map showing the location of this park, go to n&msa=0&l….

For additional information about this park, go to aulGrist.pdf.

Source: Roger Nichols (Paul M Grist State Park Manager)

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