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Cheaha State Park

19644 Highway 281, Delta, AL 36258-8702
+1 256-488-5111
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Beautiful views, nice hiking

We stopped at all of the observation views on our drive up. Once we entered the park, we climbed to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
4PamelaDee
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Great Camping for the whole family

I took my grandchildren ages 3-11 to camp in the upper campground. It was peaceful and a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sueylt
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Munford, Alabama
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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19644 Highway 281, Delta, AL 36258-8702
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped at all of the observation views on our drive up. Once we entered the park, we climbed to the top of the observation tower. We had a lovely picnic at one of the tables. We then walked over to Bald Rock, where the...More

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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Pamela, Thank you for visiting Cheaha State Park and for taking time to share your experience. Your visit sounds lovely and we hope that you will come back to see us this fall when the leaves become a brilliant calico quilt of colors spread across...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my grandchildren ages 3-11 to camp in the upper campground. It was peaceful and a great place for the kids to play. It is also very close to some great trails for walking.More

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

Sue, Thank you for bringing your family to Cheaha State Park and for this great review. Our staff team is passionate about providing peaceful adventures for our guests. We hope you will visit us again...I highly recommend camping in November for the incredible leaf color!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I originally booked the primitive campground, but ended up camping alone, so I switched to the lower campground as the primitive campground was too deserted. I ended up in Site 44 which was a pretty nice site, especially since nobody was in Site 45. It...More

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

Thank you so much for your support of Cheaha State Park and for this detailed review. We will use your descriptions to work with our trail partners and improve the markings on the Cave Creek Trail. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in AL all my life, never had been to this beautiful place. What a treat! Amazing views!! Impressed with boardwalks on trails. Had reserved "honeymoon cabin" but swapped out for lodge after finding rock path leading to cabin and no view. Staff at...More

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

Gail, Thank you so much for your support and review. Your input helps us improve our services and facilities. We will pass your kind words along to our staff. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in Bluff cabin. Be sure to not request cabin #1. There are 35 rocky steps down to cabin. Great for younger couple but not for us. Not but a small view though it is a beautiful view. Cabin very small. Kitchen...More

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

Gwen, Thank you for your visit and your review. We apologize for the issues you had with our 1930 CCC Historic cabin. They are comfortable but rustic. We are refreshing them and working to maintain a balance of “era and charm” with “modern convenience.” Now...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

What an incredible place!!! The quaint stone cabins larger lodge and chalets are the bomb! Camp store Adorbs. I’m all about state parks! Had lunch at the lodge what a view!

1  Thank Cocktails_at_Seven
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reneeraney, Public Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

This made our day! Thank you so much for your review and for your support toward Alabama State Parks. Cheaha hopes you will visit again soon. Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a great day trip for anyone who might live close to the area. If not you can stay in one of the rooms or camp or rent a cabin on top of this beautiful mountain! The view is worth the drive for us....More

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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you had a good experience at Cheaha State Park. We are in the process of improving our restaurant. We plan to launch a new menu for this summer: delicious options ranging from simple sandwiches, healthy...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place is nice. Bathrooms are awesome, park attendants are friendly. We will definitely go back!

Thank Natalie M
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reneeraney, Public Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Natalie, Thank you so much for taking time to review Cheaha State Park and for your five star rating. The park is very peaceful and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Renee

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We enjoy Alabama State Parks because of their accommodations and concessions that we don't have at home. Our on-line research resulted in an overnight stay in one of their stone cabins. These cabins were made by the CCC in the 1930s and offer a taste...More

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reneeraney, Public Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you for taking time to review and assess your Cheaha State Park experience. We thank you for the five stars and your kind comments. We appreciate input tremendously and will add your suggestions to our improvements list. We hope to that you will visit...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

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

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reneeraney, Guest Relations Manager at Cheaha State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

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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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
14 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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