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Chewacla State Park

124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830
334-887-5621
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Auburn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First visit back in Feb, 2014. Stayed in a near-by hotel for the weekend. This time we came for 2 days & rented a cabin in the park. Cabin was perfect. Clean, spacious & well stocked. Our interest is hiking the trails & finding geocaches along the way. We managed to find a dozen or so & left a few... More

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Tallassee, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised at the beauty of this park right off I85 in Auburn. Hiking trails, swimming, stone cabins to rent for about the same as a hotel. Boats for fishing and a campground and picnic area. Staff is mostly volunteers but everyone we encountered was friendly. Park is well kept and clean. Would most definitely recommend you visit.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

great place for hiking. A little bigger, lots of things to explore. Good clean park, worth visiting whenever

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Spent the day here during the July 4th weekend. Very few people at the beach area. Quiet and peaceful. BBQ pit available for cooking also. Good tree cover to get in the shade. shower houses and restroom is "old-skool", but probably what is on-par in the deep south. Nothing like in Ohio. Plenty of parking close by.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place is great. I've been going here since I was a baby. They have great campsites. Its so beautiful and nice here. Its great for all ages. The beach is so pretty and the water is so nice. For those who are interested in hiking, they have many options. They're is also a secret swimming hole that's very secluded.... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I've been camping and visiting here for years. If it's just for a day trip of hiking to the rocks or swimming, or a week-long camping adventure, you're going to love the amenities at Chewacla. Close to convenient shopping and about 4 miles from the Auburn University Campus. Feels like you're in the middle of nowhere!

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Auburn, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My family lives in Auburn and we enjoying hiking at Chewacla when it is cool. The hardwoods and streams are my favorite. The waterfall is fun but the lake not so much. Don't know much about the camping since I only live five minutes away. Not much money being put into state parks in Alabama so expect it to look... More

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This a typical State owned park. Beautiful natural setting but is in serious need of upgrade . Staff was very pleasant and helpful . Lake and waterfall is the drawing card and it's worth the time and effort to see this part of the park. RV campground needs some serious work.

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Trussville, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We spent five days camping at Chewacla State Park and loved it so much, we're ready to make another trip! The campsites are large and private with lots of hardwood trees growing all around for shade. Some of the pull-through sites are a little more in the open, but we had a back-in site and it was awesome! Each site... More

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McCalla, Alabama, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This state park has some awesome hiking trails and some the one to the Waterfall trail is a hike! Its straight down the mountain with a lot of roots and rocks. There is resting areas alone the trail to stop at. But the trail to the waterfall is only longer then 5 mins long. .25 a mile. But it is... More

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