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Wind Creek State Park
Wind Creek State Park
4325 AL Hwy 128
Alexander City, Alabama   35010

Phone: 256-329-0845
Toll Free: 800-252-7275
Reservations: 256-329-0845
Wind Creek State Park

Wind Creek State Park

Wind Creek State Park

Wind Creek State Park

This park spans 1,445 acres along the shores of scenic Lake Martin, which is a 41,000-acre clear-water reservoir perfect for fishing, swimming and boating. Park facilities include the largest state-operated campground in the United States with 625 sites, many of which are waterfront sites allowing campers to fish, swim and boat right out their back door. Other facilities include a marina, campstore, fishing pier, hiking trails, playground and picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters. Ten camping cabins are currently under construction at Wind Creek State Park, three of which are now open to the public.
Seven cozy camping cabins are available year-round. Reservations are recommended.

CAMPING CABINS #1 and #3 Cabin size is 16 x 24 and is furnished with two double bunk beds, queen sleeper sofa, table and chairs, 3 bar stools, one bath and kitchenette with microwave, coffee maker, toaster, sink and small refrigerator. It has central air and heat and sleeps up to 6 people.

CAMPING CABIN #2 (Handicapped Accessible)Cabin size is 14 x 24 and is handicapped accessible, furnished with one twin bed, two bunk beds, table and chairs, and one bath with accessible shower. The kitchenette has a microwave, coffee maker, taoster, sink and a small refrigerator. This unit sleeps up to 3 people.

CAMPING CABINS #4, #5, #6 and #7Cabin size is 20 x 32 and is furnished with two queen beds, a sleeper sofa, table and chairs, and one bath. The kitchenette has a microwave, coffee maker, toaster, sink and a small refrigerator.

All rental rates are plus 9% lodging tax. RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN MONDAY-FRIDAY FROM 8 A.M- 4 P.M.

No more than 6 persons per camping cabin.The camping cabins are furnished with a microwave, sink, coffee maker, toaster and small refrigerator.There are no bed linens, bath linens, pillows, cooking or eating utensils provided.

2-Night Minimum on Weekends and 3-Nights on Holiday Weekends.

Check In Time: 4 p.m.

Check Out Time: 11 a.m.

72 hour cancellation notice required.

Open flame cooking devices are not allowed in cabins.

No pets are allowed in cabins.

All cabins are non-smoking.

Tents are not allowed in cabin area.
With 626 modern campsites spread over 320 acres, Wind Creek State Park has the largest state-operated campground in the United States. Campfires, outdoor grilling, bicycling and hiking are all part of the camping experience at Wind Creek. Fully equipped, modern campground; each site provides picnic table, grill, water and electricity. Bathhouses are located throughout the sections of the campground with a playground centrally located.

An additional 16 sites are now available for visitors that are horse camping. Please call and check for overnight availability.


The camping area at Wind Creek is operated on a first come-first serve basis. Night registration is provided after hours. The person registered must occupy the site immediately with bonafide camping equipment. Those sites not occupied will be considered vacant. Campsites are assigned during registration. All changes must be made at the camper registration office. Persons who deliberately occupy the wrong site or change sites without prior notification of the registration office, will be asked to leave the campground.


Only motor bikes with license plates and operated by a licensed driver may be operated on park roads. Helmets and shoes must be worn at all times.


Please place household garbage only in dumpsters located throughout the park. Do Not leave garbage at your campsite when you leave.


Persons visiting a registered camper must obtain a visitor?s pass from the registration office. An Entrance Fee Per Vehicle is Charged for Visitors. If there are two vehicles already at the campsite, the visitors must walk in to the site or be picked up by the camper. All non-campers must leave by 9 p.m.


At no times may there be more than 2 vehicles at any one site. Additional vehicles must be left outside the campground.
Live bait, tackle, game and fishing license, firewood, some RV and boat supplies, variety of floats and other supplies are available at the marina store. Boat slips are available for rent on a daily or monthly basis. Store hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come by boat or land. Gas dock available.
The beach area opens at 7:00 a.m.withvolleyball, bathhouse and picnic tables available.
Non motorized Flat Bottom Jon Boats are available to rent. Life jackets are included. (Includes life jackets and paddles).

Motorized Flat Bottom Jon Boats (8 hp motor) are available. (Includes life jackets and paddles).

Pontoon boats are available to rent. Will hold up to 9 people. Must fill with gas.

All prices are subject to change and there is a 4-hour minimum on some boats.


Lake Martin is located in east central Alabama about 40 miles northeast of Montgomery. This Alabama Power Company reservoir encompasses 39,100 acres and has more than 700 miles of shoreline. Numerous public access areas, marinas and Wind Creek State Park are available to facilitate boating and fishing. The water level is lowered about 10 feet each winter but most access areas are designed to accommodate this annual drawdown.

Wind Creek State Park has a 210-foot fishing pier and sells bait and tackle at the Marina Store.

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Wind Creek State Park offers the perfect setting for family recreation and relaxation. The park provides something for all ages, from fishing, picnicking and hiking to just relaxing beneath the whispering pines. Picnic tables and grills are available on a first come-first serve basis. Picnic pavilion rental is available.
At Wind Creek State Park, two hiking trails offer the visitor everything from the beauty of wildflowers and blooming dogwood to white-tailed deer. The trails wind over hardwood ridges and through tall pines down the shoreline, offering spectacular views of Lake Martin. Also there is a horse trail, offering riders a scenic view through the hardwoods and tall pines.


This trail begins and ends in the northern section of the Park. Rated primarily moderate with several steep areas, this trail is approximately 1.8 miles in length and marked by a yellow trail blaze. The three connectors, blue, white and orange, are approximately 1/5 mile each. During the spring, white dogwood, buckeye and oak leaf-hydrangea paint the hardwood ridges with brilliant color. This trail traverses both mixed hardwood forest and intermittent pine. Midway up the trail, a series of rock outcroppings occurs bordered by an abundance of ferns. Toward the end of the trail, a small stream bisects the path leading south.


This moderate to difficult trail is approximately 3.8 miles in length and traverses both hardwood bottoms and pine forest. The trail is bisected by highway 128 and marked with red blaze its entire length. The trail is actually a loop with its beginning and end in close proximity. Several natural features can be noted, which include an old home site on the northern half, picturesque hardwood bottoms, stands of pine, beds of fern and an abundance of bird and animal life.The North Side is approximately 1.95 miles and the South Side is 1.8 miles.


Approximately 10 miles long. Offering multiple views of wild life, the Jeff Reed Horse Trail takes riders through a vast forest of mixed hard wood, pines, ferns, along a stream and views of Lake Martin. For visitors that are horse camping, an additional 16 camping sites are available in our overflow area. Please call and check for overnight availability.
Area Attractions
Lakewinds Golf Course

This 18-hole public golf course is located 5-6 miles from WInd Creek State Park.Directions: Going towards Jackson's Gap Alabama, on 280E, turn right a short distance past Lake Hill Restaurant after you cross the bridge. (on County Road 40). Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

The 2,040 acre National Military Park is dedicated to the memory of U.S. Soldiers and Creek Nation Indians who died in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend on March 27, 1814. The visitor center and museum depicts the period of the battle and explains the equipment used by the soldiers and Creek Indians. The park is located between New Site and Dadeville on Highway 49 South. Lake Martin Amphitheater

The Amphitheater is formed on a bluff overlooking Lake Martin, just off of Highway 63 near Kowaliga Point by Russell Lands. The site has a stage area and grass seating with a capacity of more than 2,500 patrons. As an open-air site, the Amphitheater overlooks the Big Kowaliga Basin, one of the most beautiful areas on Lake Martin.

Children's Harbor

The beautiful campus located 15 miles south of Alexander City, Alabama, on Highway 63, is built around a picturesque New England seaside village motif and features the Plymouth Lighthouse and a charming little early American church, Children's Chapel. A replica of the Plymouth Lighthouse which is located on Providence Point at our Lake Martin campus, symbolizes our goal of helping children and families find their way through the treacherous waters in which they sometimes find themselves.

Lake Martin provides excellent sport fishing for largemouth bass, salt water striped bass, white bass, hybrid bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. Lake activities include water skiing, boating, swimming and canoeing. Fishing Tournaments are often held.

Campsites directly on the water allow campers to enjoy swimming and docking boats at their own campsites.

Fishing from the pier, picnicking.

Playgrounds to play on aswell.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
February 21 Great camp ground family by the florida gang &one Alabama
We have been coming for more then fifthteen yrs we come with about 15 family s kids boats have a big tent we use for get together old memorys have been made new kids born and grew up camping and everyr at spring break at dec everone starts getting ready for our trip here we love the park rangers and all the worker jack and betty have became part of our family the fla gang we are called see you march
July 11 our favorite camp park by heather james
My family has been going to Wind Creek State Park to camp out for many years. we love to swim and cook out and we enjoy the entertainment during the summer. we love everything about Wind Creek
April 18 Could be a great park... by Greg sad to see this beautiful setting being so neglected...come on...a little maintenance please!!

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