33707 Hwy 225, Spanish Fort Alabama 36527
This is largest national historic register site east of the Mississippi River - encompassing 3800 acres nestled beside the Tensaw River. This park is full of prehistoric Indian mounds. This is also the site of the last major battle of the Civil War that was fought here at Fort Blakeley and engaged nearly 26,000 soldiers. The park offers 15 miles of magnificent nature trails, bicycle and horse paths, and the South's most beautiful Ghost Town - 1814 City of Blakeley.
Other Alabama State Parks nearby:
(Atmore) Claude D Kelly State Park
(Gulf Shores) Gulf Shores State Park
(Spanish Fort) Historic Blakely State Park
08/09 Coming to The Spanish Fort area
Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach FL April19-21 Musical Echoes Flute Festival hosts the largest Native American Flute and Art Festival in the USA. Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of Fort Walton Beach/Destin Florida, the festival offers a garland of exqusite sights and sounds.
Pensacola Repticon Show Pensacola FL April27-28 Features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!
Pensacola Crawfish Festival Pensacola FL May4-6 The festival is one of the largest crawfish boils in the state and is always held in downtown Pensacola on the beautiful waterfront of Bartram Park. The Pensacola Crawfish Festival brought a little of the Louisiana bayou right here to Pensacola Bay.
Gulfport Music Festival Gulfport MS May10-11 Huge weekend music festival featuring headliner entertainment, food booths, and more!
Hangout Music Festival Gulf Shores AL May17-19 Located directly on white sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, the festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival Fort Walton Beach FL May30-June1 Watch Capt. Billy and his Krewe invade the city, while the FWB mayor works hard to protect his fair city and citizens. There's entertainment, grog and grub aplenty for sailors and landlubbers alike. This is the Chamber's signature event, and is always held the first weekend in June. (Up to 20,000 visitors over the course of two days.)