There's an adventure waiting for you and your family, just on the outskirts of Dothan, at Landmark Park. A 135 acre park built to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of southeast Alabama's Wiregrass Region. Landmark Park is more than just a place to look. It is a place to participate and experience.
Experience history on an 1890's living history farm, complete with an old farmhouse, smokehouse, cane mill, syrup shed, and sheep, mules, cows, chickens, goats and pigs. Drift back in time in a Victorian gazebo, a one-room schoolhouse, a drugstore and soda fountain, a country store or a turn of the century church.
Experience nature with a walk through the woods on an elevated boardwalk, stroll nature trails, visit our interpretive center and planetarium, see wildlife exhibits and have a picnic in our picnic area.
Experience the excitement of annual special events like folklife festivals, antique car shows, traveling exhibits, concerts and workshops.
Experience the heritage of the Wiregrass Region and experience an adventure!
Fed by a crystal clear underground spring, the park's spring pool is the center of attention in this 103 acre park in southeast Alabama. Facilities include modern and primitive campgrounds, picnic shelters, tables, grills, comfort stations, and playground. Blue Springs is open 7 a.m. to sundown, year round.
Adults (Weekdays): $2
Adults (Weekends): $3
Child (6 years -11 years old): $1
Child (5 and Under): Free
Seniors (age 62 and older) & Disabled Citizens: $1
Designed to foster education on conservation in Alabama, the center, operated by the State Lands Division, provides a habitat for migratory waterfowl and other birds, endangered species, and nature lovers alike. Covering 25 acres, the center is located on the Barbour/Bullock County line.
Open: Sat. 10a.m.-4p.m. & by appointment
Lumpkin, GA - 28 miles
The breathtaking colors of Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" span 1,109 acres and feature hiking and backpacking trails, pioneer campgrounds, and an Interpretive Center that explains the unique rock formations. 1.800.864.7275 or (912) 838.6202
"Where it's Always 1850"
Lumpkin, GA - 28 miles
This living museum transports its visitors back in time to an authentic Georgia town from the 1850's. Meander through thirty restored buildings in the company of craftsmen who just may let you try your hand at making candles or soap. Closed Mondays. Call for days and hours. 1.888.733.1850
Spanning 1,294 acres, this archaeological marvel surrounds seven Indian mounds constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries by Swift Creek and Weeden Island Indians. The park also offers camping, swimming, fishing, and boating, along with miniature golf, picnic facilities, a playground, and nature trails. Open: 7 days/week 7a.m. - 10p.m. EST. (229) 723.5296