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Lakepoint State Park
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104 Old Highway 165
Eufaula, Alabama   36027
(lat:31.9808 lon:-85.1018) map location

Phone: 334-687-8011
Lakepoint State Park is located on the banks of the 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula, also known as The Bass Capital of the World. Lakepoint offers a variety of amenities such as afull service restaurant and lounge, marina, hiking trails, modern campground, swimming complex, tennis courts and playgrounds.

The showpiece of the park is Lakepoint Resort Lodge and Convention Center. Accommodations include 101 hotel rooms. Each room is beautifully furnished and includes a 32-inch flat screen television, a small refrigerator, coffee pot, iron and ironing board and a hair dryer.

In addition to the lodge rooms, Lakepoint offers 29 cabins and 10 lakeside cottages. Handicap-accessible and dog-friendly units are available.

Lakepoint campground features 192 improved campsites. Deer Court has pull through sites including water, electricity and sewage. Barbour and Clark Loop sites include water and electricity. Tent camping is welcome and pets are allowed on a leash.
Nature of the Area
A variety of wildlife viewing opportunities await you at Lakepoint including possible American alligator sightings. Lakepoint Resort State Park is also a stop on Alabamas Wiregrass Birding Trail. Various songbirds and raptors including osprey are common in the park.
History of the Area
Located in Eufaula, Alabama, the park was established in 1968. It spans over 1,220 acres along Lake Eufaula's shoreline. The area is known for its diverse wildlife and recreational activities such as fishing and camping.

In addition to outdoor pursuits, it offers lodging facilities including a resort inn and convention center built-in 1974. These have been popular destinations for conferences or family vacations since their inception.

The park underwent significant renovations from late-2017 through early-2020 improving amenities like campgrounds and picnic areas while adding new features like an indoor pool at the lodge.

Today it continues attracting visitors with its natural beauty combined with modern conveniences making it one of Alabama's most visited state parks.

1. Lakepoint State Park offers 192 improved campsites with water, electricity and sewage services.
2. Primitive camping is also available for a more rustic experience.
3. The park provides bathhouses and laundry facilities at the campground area.
4. Campers can rent RV sites equipped with full hookups including cable TV access.
5. There are picnic tables, grills, playgrounds near each campsite for family:friendly activities.

Anglers can enjoy freshwater fishing from the pier or their boats, targeting largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish.

Lakepoint State Park offers scenic picnic areas with tables and grills overlooking Lake Eufaula. Covered pavilions are available for rent.
1. Lakepoint Trail: A 4-mile loop trail, offering views of the lake and wildlife sightings; suitable for all skill levels.

2. Barbour Wildlife Nature Trail: Approximately 3 miles long with interpretive signs about local flora and fauna along its path.

3. Deer Point Overlook Pathway: Short half mile hike leading to a scenic overlook point where deer are often spotted at dusk or dawn.

4. Lakeside Fitness Loop: An easy one-mile circuit around the park's main facilities, perfect for morning jogs or leisurely walks by the water's edge.

5. Birdwatching Walkways : Numerous short trails branching off from main paths specifically designed for bird watching enthusiasts.

6.Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge Trails : Located near Lakepoint State Park, these offer longer hiking options ranging between 7-9 miles each featuring diverse ecosystems like wetlands & forests

7.Waterfront Boardwalks - These aren't traditional hikes but provide beautiful strolls alongside marinas providing stunning sunset views over Eufaula reservoir

8.Nature Center Paths - Small network of educational pathways surrounding nature center focusing on plant identification & ecological awareness

9.Picnic Area Footpaths- Scattered throughout picnic areas allowing visitors quick access to secluded spots amidst pine trees overlooking lake

10.Campground Loops - Easy walking routes within campgrounds ideal for families staying overnight in RV sites/tent camping area
Be mindful when planning to cycle here, as dedicated bike trails may not be extensive. Check for multi-use path availability. It's wise to confirm current trail conditions and any cycling restrictions before visiting. Always wear a helmet and follow safety guidelines while riding in the area.

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1. Start by heading southeast on Dexter Ave toward Bainbridge St.
2. Turn left onto S Lawrence St.
3. Use the right lane to take the I:85 N ramp.
4. Merge with I:85 N and continue for 43 miles.
5. Take exit 22 towards Union Springs/US Highway 82 E/Tuskegee University.
6. Turn right onto US Hwy 231 S (signs for Troy).
7. Continue straight to stay on AL:87S / US:231 South.
8: After about an hour, turn left at McDonald's into Lakepoint Resort State Park.

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