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Cheaha Resort State Park

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Address: 19644 Hwy. 281, Delta, AL
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+1 256-488-5111

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Great park, just needs some updates

Recently spend the weekend at the Park, camping in one of their improved campsites. This is a great park, but you can tell it's been held back by State budget constraints due... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ocean Springs MS USA
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53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked an improved site but when we got to it thought we were in primitive camping. The campground roads would test an off road vehicle let alone our A class. Bathrooms had yellow caution tape around them!!!! And there was not one single redeeming feature we could see. There is a reason why they charge you a 3 day minimum... More 

Thank Nickshellie
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95 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spend the weekend at the Park, camping in one of their improved campsites. This is a great park, but you can tell it's been held back by State budget constraints due to the fact we have a Governor that has a "love for jet fuel" so he can fly around the state with his Mistress.... .. and had reduced... More 

Thank michael_210
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our weekend on the mountain. The views were stunning and the atmosphere was very relaxing. We hiked a couple of trails, ate breakfast at the hotel, and drove around the surrounding area. The staff was very friendly, knowledgeable, and kind. Our room was dated, but sufficient for our needs. The park itself needs some updating, but overall was... More 

Thank Emily H
Vancouver, Washington
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say that the claim of being the highest peak in Alabama did not impress me, until we stood on the peak in Cheaha Park and took in the amazing scenery of Northern Alabama. The drive in is easy and the road conditions are terrific. Although we didn't stay at the resort facilities, the park is very clean and... More 

1 Thank Andrew W
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This state park is a 2800-acre mountain top resort located in the center of Talladega National Forest. In operation since 1933, it is the oldest operating state park. There are facilities and activities for the whole family or just a good quiet place to get away, hike, etc. I heard of this place with a restaurant on top of the... More 

Thank jfm709
Anniston, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Chaeta park is beautiful any time of year. Autumn the leaves are breathtaking. In the summer the lake is fun and the water cold. Primitive camping sites, cabins and larger chalets. Also a lodge and restaurant.

Thank cjamerson
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83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We like Cheaha because it is not a far drive from Birmingham for a weekend away. We like the deluxe honeymoon cabins, but would prefer they have a king size bed. The hotel does offer kings. The views are pretty on a clear day. Lots of trails to hike. A nice pool for the summer. Cabin sites come with fire... More 

Thank WendyBil
LiviLeBlanc, Manager at Cheaha Resort State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed staying with us! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at campground for 5 nights. Great scenery. Bathrooms were clean. So many trails. We camped in a pop-up with our 3 dogs. Took dogs on some trails. Some trails we went alone as some would have been too rough for dogs. Great views of mountains. We hiked to Cheaha Falls and High Falls- you don't want to miss... More 

Thank Rachel G
LiviLeBlanc, Manager at Cheaha Resort State Park, responded to this review

We love to hear that you had a great time with us during your visit at Cheaha State Park! We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We spent three nights camping at Cheaha, and did some hiking in the park as well as in the Talladega National Forest which is adjacent. Really lovely scenery, and the park boasts the highest point in Alabama, with the views you might expect from such a vantage point. There are also many vestiges of CCC projects that were done at... More 

2 Thank Bearcreek1028
LiviLeBlanc, Manager at Cheaha Resort State Park, responded to this review

We apologize that you found our park in such a state, and thank you for your input. It helps us see where we are lacking and how to take care of theses issues. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit with us, even though you experienced some difficulties. We are working hard to remedy the issues you have brought... More 

Lutz, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The different roads leading to the park are neat, clean and labeled. There are two scenic areas to take photos or just observe their beauty. The trails are easy to climb and the arrival at the highest point, is totally orgasmic.

Thank Thevoiceoftheeagle
Rob G, Assistant Director, Alabama State Park System at Cheaha Resort State Park, responded to this review

So glad you had a great time! Upgrades and improvements will be coming soon! More 

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