3 reasons you need to visit Alabama’s new campground at Cathedral Caverns

Walking Around The Campground
Explore all day long. (Alabama Outdoors)

Spring in Alabama is in full swing and summer is quickly approaching. What better way to take advantage of the beautiful weather than camping at an Alabama State Park? Keep reading for 3 reasons you must to take a trip to the new campground at Cathedral Caverns.

1. Take advantage of the State Park

Station For Gem Mining
Gem mining is fun for the whole family! (Alabama Outdoors)

With the opening of the new campgrounds, visitors can spend more time at the beautiful Cathedral Caverns.

“This new campground definitely provides a fantastic way for visitors to enjoy northeast Alabama and visit the amazing sights at Cathedral Caverns, now more visitors can explore the caverns, hike the trails and enjoy multiple days of great outdoor recreational opportunities at this beautiful park.”

Chris Blankenship, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Cathedral Caverns State Park is full of ways to spend your stay:

  • cave tours
  • gem mining
  • 5 miles of hiking trails
  • park events all year long

2. Easy to book

Entrance To The Park
Take a walk on the many trails at Cathedral Caverns. (Alabama Outdoors)

It is so easy to secure your spot at the new campground. Reservations are simple to make online and recommended to make sure you get the perfect spot! While you’re at it, the new reservation tool allows you to book your stay at any Alabama State Park all from the same website. Looks like we’ve made our summer plans!

3. Convenient location

The Cathedral Caverns location is perfect for anybody in your group. The campgrounds are a short drive from Lake Guntersville, Monte Sano, Desoto and Buck’s Pocket State Parks, Scottsboro and Huntsville.

You can catch a Trash Pandas game, take a break from the outdoors with a good cocktail or grab a coke float from Payne’s. The opportunities are endless. For $5 a night, you might want to extend your stay…so many places to see (and eat, duh)!

We are so excited to get outdoors and experience this new campground as well as all the other camping options our state has to offer!

Where are your favorite camping spots in Alabama? Let us know by tagging us @thebamabuzz!

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Callie Puryear
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