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Roland Cooper State Park
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285 Deer Run Dr
Camden, Alabama   36726-3825
(lat:32.0553 lon:-87.2456) map location

Phone: (334) 682-4838
Toll Free: 800-252-7275
Reservations: 334-682-4838
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Rolling along the 22,000-acre Dannelly Reservoir, this 236-acre park features a nine-hole golf course with clubhouse, spacious vacation cottages, modern campground with bathhouse and laundry, and a scenic picnic area with tables, grills, pavilions and comfort station. With fishing so popular in the reservoir, the park also provides boat launching facilities.
Roland Cooper State Park has 6 two-bedroom cabins (one cabin is Handicap Accessible) that are completely furnished, including stove, refrigerator, dishes, cooking utensils, silverware, washcloths, linens, central heat/air, TV and barbecue grills. Rollaway beds are also available for rental. No pets and No Smoking are allowed in the cabins. 72 hours notice required on cancellations for cabins.

Two-night minimum rental on cabins, weekends only.

Three-night minimum rental on cabins on the following holiday weekends

Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

All prices are subject to change without notice; and 4% lodging tax applies.

Deposits: One night?s advance deposit per accommodation is required.

No Pets allowed in cabin.

No Smoking allowed in cabin

Check-in Time: 4 p.m.

Check-out Time: 11 a.m.
Paved campsites have picnic tables, grills, water, 30 amp electrical and sewer hook ups. Dumping stations and trash containers are easily accessible, and bathrooms, showers and laundromat are nearby. There are forty-seven improved and 13 primitive sites. Maximum of one camper per site (there will be an additional charge for over 4 persons if they are 6 years of age or older), maximum occupancy per site is limited to eight persons and two motor vehicles.
Golf Course
Roland Cooper State Park has a beautiful nine hole golf course, 3300 yards, par 36, with all the challenges and hazards of a championship course. Includes driving range.

Flat bottom aluminum Jon boats are available for rent without motors.

Must be 16 years or older to rent a boat.

Each person in boat must have a Coast Guard Approved ?Life Jacket?.

Children under the age of 8 must wear ?life jacket? at all times.

No swimming from boats.
Set in the midst of a majestic pine forest along the 22,000-acre William Dannelly Reservoir (better known locally as "Millers Ferry"), Roland Cooper State Park offers excellent fishing.

Millers Ferry Reservoir is a regionally important reservoir in southwest Alabama that provides quality fishing opportunities. Both largemouth bass and crappie fishing are considered excellent in this reservoir. This reservoir consistently produces bass of three pounds or larger. Results from statewide bass club tournament data in 2000 indicated that Millers Ferry was third best in the percent of anglers who weighed in a bass and ranked tenth best in overall bass fishing quality. This is due in part to high fertility and a relatively stable threadfin shad population.

Crappie fishing is best in the late winter and early spring. At this time of year crappie are concentrated around cover in creeks such as: Fosters, Pine Barren, Chilatchee, and Bogue Chitto.

Channel catfish and blue catfish are frequent targets of local anglers, and blue catfish over thirty pounds are not uncommon. Late winter is an excellent time to catch large blues in the tailwaters below the Millers Ferry dam. The tailwater also produces good fishing, in the spring for hybrid striped bass, striped bass, and bream.

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Roland Cooper State Park offers great outdoor fun for families, clubs, church and social groups. Picnic areas are located in beautiful woodlands overlooking the lake.

Pavilion with tables and fireplaces.

Picnic area has concrete picnic tables and grills at every site.

Lighted Playground

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
June 15 Needs maintenance by Jimmy
park review stars; one to five This park is in a great location and is set up well. But there has obviously been no maintenance performed around the RV campground in quite some time. Tree limbs, leaves and high grass cover the entire area. I had to go to the office and borrow a rake to clean a path around our camper to be able to walk around safely. There is a great opportunity here for a Boy Scout troop or some other community organization to preform a service project and get the area cleaned up. It would be much more appealing to campers with just a little bit of regular maintenance.
January 23
park review stars; one to five
October 13 Great people and atmosphere
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