Alabama is a state abundant in natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities and many states parks, county parks and even national parks. There are 9 Official national parks in Alabama which are managed by the National Park Service. When we think of national Parks we often think of places like the Smoky Mountains or The Grand Canyon, but a National Park isn’t always that huge park that millions visit every year.
Alabama has a rich history and the NPS has strived to preserve and share the history for all to see. There are enough Alabama National Parks to keep someone busy all summer long. Not only are there 9 national parks, but there are also 3 other NPS managed areas in Alabama.
What are the best National Parks in Alabama?
Two National Historic Sites
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
National Historic Trails
Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail
Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Dallas, Lowndes and Montgomery Counties, Alabama
National Scenic Trail
Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail
Tupelo, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee
The Natchez Trace Parkway
the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee
National Heritage Area
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Fort Payne, Alabama
National Military Park
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
Three National Monuments
Freedom Riders National Monument
Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
Russell Cave National Monument
Visit a beautiful National Park in Alabama today!