What to do in Desoto State Park
Nestled into the lush, green mountain foliage of Lookout Mountain, the park provides a modern campground, laundry and camp store as well as a swimming pool, tennis courts, nature center and many miles of hiking trails. Use the Little River for boating, picnicking and swimming. Visitors will also enjoy a picnic area with pavilions, a playground, a ball field, and a modern bathhouse by the pool. Location
DeSoto State Park is located in Caldera County, just 8 miles northeast of Fort Payne. Climate
The climate of Alabama's lowlands can be described as subtropical with nearly 60 inches of rain each year. The highest amount of rain reaches the region as afternoon thunderstorms in July, August and September. Summers are extremely hot and humid with temperatures frequently reaching above 100 degrees F. Summer nights cool slightly and provide a good time to travel through the region. Winter temperatures are mild, rarely dipping below 40 degrees with the humidity level at its lowest in November and December. Spring and fall are very pleasant times to visit the region. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming trees and flowers. During the fall temperatures range from 65 to 85 degrees F with low humidity levels. Northern Alabama is generally cooler than the south due to its higher elevations. Address
265 CO RD 951
Fort Payne, AL 35967 Phone: 256-845-0051
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Desoto State Park Travel Q&A
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- How long will it take to drive there from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, starting on I40
How long will it take to drive there from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, starting on I40
Asked on June 06, 2009 by an anonymous user | 42 views
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- How much is it to just pop up a tent each night, and is my dog welcomed there? (Desoto...
How much is it to just pop up a tent each night, and is my dog welcomed there? (Desoto State Park) Also are there any other camp grounds around the the state park that are fairly nice with shower facilities that are at a reasonable rate? I am leaving from Boaz Alabama on my bycicle and my dog. What would be your best suggested route of travel, with camp grounds available on the way to the Little River Canyon National Preserve? Please respond to my questions. For I have limited funds and would like to know the best route that provides camp grounds.
Asked on June 02, 2009 by an anonymous user | 38 views
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