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Cheaha State Park

19644 Highway 281, Delta, AL 36258-8702
+1 256-488-5111
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We are over 50. We took two walks. One was Bald Rock which was very easy on a decked pathway... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charon W
Breathtaking views

We stopped by Cheaha State Park on our way to Anniston, AL. It’s a beautiful park with breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Christinenordin
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Take a trip to the highest point in Alabama. At 2,407 feet above sea level, Cheaha Resort State Park, located on top of Cheaha Mountain, has breathtaking views and fun recreational activities. This 2,799-acre mountaintop retreat offers visitors a little bit of everything. From quiet surroundings, unique restaurant, and accommodations to a magnificent lodge that can be used for family, outdoor enthusiasts, adventurers, solitude seekers, and group functions. Named by the Creek Indians "Chaha" meaning high place, Cheaha Resort State Park is truly a magnificent Alabama destination.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fire pit” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19644 Highway 281, Delta, AL 36258-8702
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+1 256-488-5111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are over 50. We took two walks. One was Bald Rock which was very easy on a decked pathway. The end provided a beautiful enjoyable view. The other was Pulpit Rock which was a challenge. It was very difficult to go down Pulpit since...More

2  Thank Charon W
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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing this important information and for visiting Cheaha State Park. We are in the process of developing an Elder Adventure Guide (similar to the popular Elderhostel programs nationwide) which will include some of the information you have provided in your review (thank...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped by Cheaha State Park on our way to Anniston, AL. It’s a beautiful park with breathtaking views. There are trails for all level of hikers & even a handicap accessible platform.

Thank Christinenordin
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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Isn't Cheaha wonderful? I not only work there, but I have lived nearby most of my life. Thank you so much for visiting and for your review. We hope you will visit again soon. Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Cheaha is an absolutely beautiful park with many events and facilities to attract visitors. Every season is beautiful and the trails are worth the trip. My only complaint is lack of good management. The other staff could not be more friendly.

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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for this review. It pleases me to tell you that we have a new leadership team and new management. We are making improvements to the park on many levels. We do have an amazing staff team, too. Please visit again. Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Annual winter escape from MICHIGAN had Cheaha State Park on the list. So glad we made the effort to land here prior to the 9 week Florida coastal adventure. Striking views from a 2,400 ft altitude. Campground atop the mountain was interesting to access...many steep...More

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Management response:Responded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your visit and your review. We are so glad you found our mountain interesting and friendly. We are making improvements daily and have plans to pave the campground roads soon. We appreciate your support and hope that if you do pass this...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We took our small grandchildren to the park, they loved the trails and "rockhounding" the weather was to cool to swim but they have a great pool. the Lodge has a restaurant that we and the kids love. If You plan a trip here and...More

Thank Ann C
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Management response:Responded 23 February 2018

We are so happy that you and your grandchildren enjoyed your adventure. We hope to see you again soon! Renee

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a beautiful park. The mountain views are breathtaking.We visited the park this last weekend and we watch the sunset from the highest point in Alabama 2,407 feet.It was truly beautiful.

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Management response:Responded 8 February 2018

Thank you for this kind review. We hope you will visit again soon. Renee Raney, Cheaha State Park

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had about 4 hours to hike while visiting the area so explored the Cheaha State Park. It was a crumby day so we pretty much had the park to ourselves. First we drove up to the Bald Rock area and took the short boardwalk...More

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Management response:Responded 2 February 2018

Thank you for visiting Cheaha State Park. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip and hope you visit “again and often!” -Renee Raney, Cheaha State Park

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My experience at Mt. Cheaha was quite interesting. First, if you are going to stay at the resort, then I recommend CALLING and making your reservation instead of doing it online. Here's why. I made an online reservation for December 27-30, but apparently, there was...More

1  Thank Mollie W
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Management response:Responded 3 February 2018

Thank you so much for this review and for your patience with the issues you encountered. We hope you will visit again soon! Sincerely, Renee Raney

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We stayed the Christmas 2017 holidays at a chalet at the State Park paying a premium for the nightly rental. The atmosphere was good and the sunset beautiful but the interior of the chalet was lacking in cleanliness and repairs, having been negelected for a...More

Thank Bobbie M
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Management response:Responded 3 February 2018

We apologize for your experiences and we have made drastic changes to improve in all areas. We hope you will visit again and find Cheaha to be a delightful resort. Thank you for supporting Alabama State Parks.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Lovely park with many places to hike. The trails were nice and many had great views! Will definitely visit again.

Thank Shana H
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Management response:Responded 3 February 2018

Thank you so much! We hope to see you again soon. Renee Raney, Cheaha State Park

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MRSJRollins
3 March 2018|
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Response from reneeraney | Property representative |
Thanks to Alabama's Amendment 2, every dollar you spend in the park stays in the park for upkeep and improvements. So the parks do require a $5 gate fee for all guests who plan to enjoy the park. If the trails are located... More
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Chris H
26 October 2017|
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Response from srtate277 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Chris! It is so nice to you are looking at visiting Our state of Alabama and Mt. Cheaha State Park. It is a wonderful destination. We have visited very often. My husband and girls have even hiked the highest point in... More
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shepherdsrestmom
15 December 2016|
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Response from LiviLeBlanc | Property representative |
Actually, if you go to our website, you can book a campsite online, and we have photos of all of the campsites available as well.
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