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Chewacla State Park

124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830-0600
+1 334-887-5621
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Nice park but could use some improvements

Nice park for overnight although our pull through gravel site was a bit tight, probably normal for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SATraveler_11
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San Antonio, Texas
Dated and Unfriendly

My husband and I visited Auburn for a football game and decided to visit this park to canoe as a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie B
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn, AL 36830-0600
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice park for overnight although our pull through gravel site was a bit tight, probably normal for a state park. Lots of great trees. We walked toward the lake and found that it was closed with no explanation as to why. We heard the waterfall...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Auburn for a football game and decided to visit this park to canoe as a Sunday excursion before we headed home. First and most importantly this park is four dollars per person to enter the park. Not four dollars to...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good trails (hike & bike), lake, waterfall, cabins, campground (full hookup & primitive), boats, canoes, paddle boats, etc. My wife and I hiked some trails, saw the waterfall, drove through the campgrounds, saw the cabins, beach, and the swimming platform with diving board. The park...More

Thank Toby1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the park on a Sunday with children and grandchildren. We hiked, fished, played in the water, and did a little geo caching. Lots of hiking and mountain bike trails. Park also has a campground with cabins to rent or places for tents, campers...More

Thank 130marlenes
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Chewacla is a great place for families to go enjoy a picnic lunch and some fun outdoors or if you're just looking for an easy hike. I loved seeing all the beautiful fall leaves. The waterfall is a great place to just sit and relax....More

Thank EShep125
Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your visit to our local oasis.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Sites were okay, but nothing extraordinary. The bathhouse was no up to par. Didn't seem to get cleaned the entire time we were there (3 nights/4 days).

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Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your visit. We have more natural sites (not paved) as to limit the heat in the campground and the impact of campers and runoff. We have spoken to staff about bathroom cleaning policies. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My family and dogs enjoy hiking to the water fall and kayaking in the lake. Lots of mountain biking trails, as well. Staff is friendly. Annual pass is a good purchase for us.

Thank thewolaneks
Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This was such a fun day of hiking. The views are beautiful!! The waterfall is gorgeous. A must for people that like the outdoors. The hiking is easy too.

Thank JenC1977
Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place to do a quick hike if you have less than an hour. If drive or bike all the way around the road, you'll come to a parking lot with a pavilion there. You can follow the sign for the falls and it's less...More

Thank Jennifer H
Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Luckily, we have several trails to the water fall. Thanks for your visit.

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in one of the cabins. I wish I could give five stars, but the cabin was a bit musty. We stayed in the Pet-Free cabin however it smelled like wet dog. The staff could have done a bit more cleaning: cobwebs on the...More

Thank Valerie H
Amanda W, Front Office Manager at Chewacla State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

We appreciate your business. Please come see us again.

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Fatima M
14 October 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
$4 for adults, $2 children, $1 seniors
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Pat902
24 August 2016|
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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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