RV Parks in Tuscaloosa, AL

RV Parks in Tuscaloosa, AL
RV campers looking for convenient access to outdoor activities in Alabama will find that Tuscaloosa provides them with a central location. The Black Warrior River runs through the city, Lake Tuscaloosa and Lake Lurleen lay to the north, and part of the Talladega National Forest sits due south. Between them, these sites offer RV campers hiking, biking, nature watching, canoeing, fishing and more.

Deerlick Creek Campground

Deerlick Creek Campground is set on the shores of Holt Lake, just a short drive north of Tuscaloosa. The lightly wooded campground has 40 RV sites, all with electrical and water hookups. There are also a small number of tent-only sites. Deerlick Creek's other facilities include a dump station, coin laundry, shower house, playground, boat ramp, fishing piers, swimming beach, hiking trails and a paved bike path.

Deerlick Creek Campground
12421 Deerlick Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 759-1591

Lake Lurleen State Park

This 1,625-acre dog-friendly state park is located on the banks of 250-acre Lake Lurleen. There are 91 RV campsites overlooking the lake. All of the sites have water and electrical hookups, and 35 have sewage hookups as well. The campground's facilities include a shower house and dump station. Other features include a boat ramp, canoe and boat rental, fishing, lakeside swimming beach and almost 20 miles of hiking trails.

Lake Lurleen State Park
13226 Lake Lurleen Road
Coker, AL 35452
(205) 339-1558

Payne Lake Recreation Area

Set in the heart of the Oakmulgee District of Talladega National Forest, Payne Lake is less than 30 miles south of Tuscaloosa. The 110-acre recreational area has 56 RV sites, as well as tent camping sites. The RV sites have electrical and water hookups, and the campground's facilities include a shower house and dump station. There are also picnic tables, hiking trails, lake swimming and fishing at Payne Lake.

Talladega National Forest, Oakmulgee District
9901 Hwy. 5
Brent, AL 35034
(205) 926-9765

Article Written By Edwin Thomas

Edwin Thomas has been writing since 1997. His work has appeared in various online publications, including The Black Table, Proboxing-Fans and others. A travel blogger, editor and writer, Thomas has traveled from Argentina to Vietnam in pursuit of stories. He holds a Master of Arts in international affairs from American University.

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