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Attractions in Washington County

Healing Springs at Millry, AL

Healing Springs, located near Millry, AL, was a thriving resort in the early 1900s. Located at this site were 33 overflowing springs and the water from these springs was supposed to have “healing” powers. People from far away came by train and other means seeking cures to all types of ailments. The healing powers of […]

Emmet Woods Lake

The Washington County State Public Lake (or Emmet Wood Lake) is a 84 acre lake located 2 miles west of Millry, Alabama. Clean public restrooms and concessions are available, including a wide variety of fishing tackle, live and artificial baits, and other fishing supplies, as well as drinks and refreshments. An accessible fishing pier makes […]

Long’s Horse Park

The horse park is located 4 miles west of Millry on County Road 34 and hosts Walking & Racking Horse Shows on the fourth Saturday of the month.  Quarter Horse Shows are held on the first Saturday of every month.  All Horse Shows start at 7PM.  The Harness Racing starts on the third Saturday in […]

Old St. Stephens


There are many recreational activities available for visitors, including fishing, RV camping, primitive camping, biking, birdwatching, sightseeing, picnicking, and hiking. A 100-acre quarry lake provides visitors with a fine place to swim, fish, boat, and relax. Take a hike through the woods to view the town ruins, or cool off on the sugar-white beach on […]

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