Must Visit State Parks in the South

by | May 22, 2021 | Blog

Are you looking for your next getaway destination this summer? If so, you would be surprised how many beautiful state parks the south has to offer. Read some of our favorite state parks.

Cayo Costa State Park

Captiva, FL

A quick ride from Captiva Island, Cayo Costa State Park is only accessible by boat or helicopter. Ghostly tree skeletons, dolphins swimming close to the shore, and white beaches are sights to see upon arrival. Visitors have the option to camp on their boat or in 1 of 30 highly recommended tent sites.

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Spencer, TN

Tennesseans rave about Fall Creek Falls. With an Olympic-sized swimming pool, zip line, and 18-hole golf course, and highest free-fall waterfall east of the Mississippi, people come from all over to enjoy the Fall Creek Falls amenities. If that wasn’t enough for you, the park includes the Rumbling Falls Cave System which is the second-largest cave chamber in the country. Visit today and book a Fall Creek Falls Cabin!

Hunting Island State Park

Beaufort, SC

Being one of the most scenic places in the south, Hunting Island State Park is the most visited park in South Carolina. From its famous lighthouse, magnificent beaches, and crowd-pleasing fishing lagoon, Hunting Island is picture perfect.

Chimney Rock State Park

Asheville, NC

Does rock climbing interest you? Chimney Rock State Park features boulders like Rumbling Bald Mountain that have become one of the best climbing destinations in the region. With the vast amount of trees that cover the 8,000-acre land just outside of Asheville and a 315-foot granite monolith with a flag at its highest point, this park is definitely worth the drive.

Oak Mountain State Park

Pelham, AL

Located just outside of Birmingham, Alabama, Oak Mountain State Park offers 50 miles of weaving trails. From swimming at the base of Peavine Falls, visiting the top of Kings Chair to overlook the terrain, or bike along Alabama’s oldest BMX track this park has something for everyone. Amateurs and professionals travel from all over to use one of the longest wakeboard cables in North America from Flip Side Watersports.

Cloud Canyon State Park

Rising Fawn, GA

Is hiking, biking, or horseback riding a favorite activity of yours? If you answered yes, you must visit Cloud Canyon State Park. With different types of trails that stretch over miles, ponds for fishing, and a beautiful golf course, the fun will never end!

Tishomingo State Park

Tishomingo, MS

Are you on the hunt for a new campsite? Consider Tishomingo State Park as your next destination. This park gets its name from Chief Tishomingo of the Chickasaw Nation and the archaeological sites of past Paleo-Indians who lived there thousands of years ago are remarkable!

Visiting some of our favorite state parks in the south gives you the opportunity to create memories and enjoy some of your favorite hobbies. See Traxion’s website to view how we can turn any outdoor space into a great one!