Historic Blakeley State Park

Spanish Fort, Alabama
Fort Blakely State Park
Image courtesy of Historic Blakeley State Park and U.S. Army Warrant Officer Career College, Fort Rucker.

Step into History at Historic Blakeley State Park

Historic Blakeley State Park is a stunning 1,400-acre nature preserve located in Baldwin County, Alabama. This unique park is home to a wide variety of wildlife and plant species, including an abundance of native wildflowers, trees and shrubs. The park is most noted as the site of the 1865 Battle of Fort Blakeley. Visitors to Historic Blakeley State Park can enjoy hiking along scenic trails, fishing in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, canoeing or kayaking along the river system, or biking on its various biking trails. Additionally, visitors can explore several interpretive sites such as Confederate earthworks and remains of 19th century structures like an old road bridge and railroad trestle. Camping is available year-round at one of the five primitive campsites located within the park which provide a tranquil setting for birdwatching and other wildlife activities. In addition to its natural beauty and historic importance, Historic Blakeley State Park has many outdoor recreational opportunities as well such as picnicking areas with grills and tables, playgrounds for children, swimming areas in summer months and plenty more activities for families or individuals alike!

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34745 Alabama 225
Spanish Fort, Alabama
Lat: 30.73, Long: -87.8
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Last Updated On: 2/19/2023 12:18:53 PM
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