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Chewacla State Park

124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830-0600
+1 334-887-5621
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Relaxation

We enjoyed the day here. My daughter 8 and friend paddle boarded and kayaked here. It was nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joy N
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A little gem buried in Auburn

Although Alabama charges you for admission to their state parks, the parks are well-maintained and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
DeWitt65101
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Auburn, Alabama
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“swimming area” (8 reviews)
“diving board” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830-0600
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+1 334-887-5621
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"mountain biking"
in 9 reviews
"swimming area"
in 8 reviews
"diving board"
in 8 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 5 reviews
"great waterfall"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 5 reviews
"short hike"
in 3 reviews
"annual pass"
in 3 reviews
"great place for families"
in 3 reviews
"camping spots"
in 2 reviews
"get away"
in 5 reviews
"large lake"
in 2 reviews
"tree roots"
in 2 reviews
"only bad thing"
in 2 reviews
"picnic pavilions"
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"decent shape"
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"hook ups"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the day here. My daughter 8 and friend paddle boarded and kayaked here. It was nice, relaxing and fun..they have lots of trails and biking.. there dud seem to be a lot mountain bikers and they went pretty fast though the area so...More

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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting! Come back and see us.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Although Alabama charges you for admission to their state parks, the parks are well-maintained and offer a little something for everyone. The day we were there the park was full of Auburn University students in various stages of dress enjoying the creek, the lake, the...More

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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks for visiting. There is an easier trail to the waterfall, we can tell you about it next time.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Took a break on a long road trip as it was convenient to stop and hike some trails.The Spring wild flowers were beautiful. It is a 1930's CCC construction project and the buildings and facilities are still rather quaint.The Park has expanded its user base...More

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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you for visiting. Most of the sedimentation in the creek and lake are from our upstream neighbors, construction sites and a golf course. Our trails are built using best management and design practices.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

great for picnics, hiking, camping, or mountain biking. feels like you are miles away from anything, but it's right on the edge of town

Thank W1882NUkevinc
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thanks for the review. Come visit again

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Swimming, camping, canoeing, paddle boats, cabins for rent, hiking, biking, playgrounds....so much to do. Pay attention though, because mountain bikes and people share the paths. Get a map at the guardhouse and you can see the variety of paths. Several convenient parking spaces. Cool area...More

2  Thank MACVirginia
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for your visit! We look forward to seeing you.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Chew used to be the same po-dunk experience as any other Alabama State Park, but the committed biking community in the area has made it one of the greatest attractions in the southeast. Lots of trails - from beginner to white knuckle teeth grinding...More

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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thanks so much for taking a ride around the park.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this park today while in town for a short spell and it was very lovely. Bathrooms were clean and the lake was serene. We took the short but challenging hike to the falls and relaxed for a few minutes. It was a nice...More

Thank Kimberly C
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for supporting our Parks!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We like State Parks and this one was no exception. Hook-ups could have been a little better placed. They assign your site but you can choose another. So just be sure to check before taking site. Apparently a great place for mountain biking. Convenient from...More

Thank Gloria T
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for staying with us on your travels.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This place is great - and has been for decades - as a place to get away from studying inside a building and getting outdoors for fresh air and sunshine! Great place for a day out walking and hiking. Good for walking dogs.

Thank Jeff H
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

We love seeing the dogs come in the Park. Thanks for visiting.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic park to visit for the day or to camp for the weekend. Lots of things to see and do...especially for the 🚴! Cabins are neat and the primitive grounds are fun too.

Thank Stacey S
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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you so much for visiting.

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$4 for adults, $2 children, $1 seniors
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
The park entrance is on the south side of the city limits. You are 5-10 min from downtown Aunurn.
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Response from Phil C | Reviewed this property |
Easiest route to falls is drive to top of park on Loop road. Park on right just as you enter park area at top. Then find the trail just to right of outhouses. Straight down to lake and hang a left. You'll run right into top... More
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