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DeSoto State Park

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Beautiful place to spend time.

We stopped by DeSoto State Park for a few days and had a wonderful time. There are so many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue L

Enjoyed our stay at Desoto Sate Park Campground. Easy access for all types of RVs. Roomy sites... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Athens, Alabama
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“picnic area”(8 reviews)
In the rustic tradition of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), mountainous Desoto State Park is accented by many rushing waterfalls and fragrant wildflowers. The park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930s and the...more
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7104 Desoto Pkwy NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-7909
+1 256-845-0051
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by DeSoto State Park for a few days and had a wonderful time. There are so many opportunities to do so much or nothing at all if you choose. We chose to get in all we could. Hiking, cooking and taking in the...More

1  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay at Desoto Sate Park Campground. Easy access for all types of RVs. Roomy sites, full hookups. Clean bath houses. Check in was simple. Small camp store. Some paved sites but most were small grit like gravel. We had a little difficulty getting...More

1  Thank talk2planes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been RVing now for about 1 year, mostly in Georgia State Parks. We visited DeSoto based on recommendations. It wasn't our favorite and the person checking you in certainly was not the friendliest. We enjoy parks where we can be near water so...More

1  Thank KQ22017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stopped in at the falls to take in the sights. wow what an amazing view from the falls . not a lot of water going over the falls but very beautiful.

Thank Terry W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My group and I came to swim little river canyon, but the water level was to high to swim the day we came. Did some looking and found this place. Walk the trail with my friends and each waterfall keep getting bigger and better. Nature...More

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Living near here is a plus. Nice campsites, a little high for a state park. Good hiking trails. Weather you cap here or just come for a hike you will have a good time.

Thank marlaine2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Hiking trails abound here. Trails are clearly marked. Lodging us plentiful in several different types, hotel, cabin and camping. Camp store and restaurant available. Huge pool fed by springs so prepare for cold water! Lovely park with beautiful scenary.

Thank Kathi M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice little park tucked away in the woods of Alabama. Nothing TOO spectacular but it was fun. We swam a bit and just enjoyed the weather. Many people said there was great hiking as well.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This park is beautifully maintained and somewhat large. Activities range from boating, camping, hiking, bike riding, as well as others. They could place more signs about, especially in identifying trails to different areas of interest, such as waterfalls.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Love the Desoto Falls Area our 4th visit to the area and we visit every time we are here! Have been during every season and fall is the best with The changing of the leaves!

Thank OnAir556598
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August 29, 2018|
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Response from DeSotoStatePark | Property representative |
Hi! We have two motel rooms that are pet friendly.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
Recommend to contact the park directly!
April 22, 2018|
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Response from DeSotoStatePark | Property representative |
hello! Both the improved campsites and primitive campsites are wooded, none near any water. most are shaded. you can check out pictures of the specific sites on our website, ALAPARK (click on DeSoto State Park, then online... More