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Florala City Park
Florala State Park - Lake Jackson.JPG
Lake Jackson viewed from Florala City Park
Location Florala, Covington, Alabama, United States
Area 40 acres (16 ha)
Elevation 256 ft (78 m)
Established 1909
Governing body City of Florala
Website Florala City Park

Florala City Park, formerly Florala State Park, is a 40-acre (16 ha) public recreation area in Florala, Alabama. The park wraps around the Alabama side of Lake Jackson, a 500-acre (200 ha) lake that straddles the Alabama-Florida state line.

History

The park was established in the early 1900s and was a city-run facility in 1909. Management was turned over to the state in 1971. The park reverted to local ownership in 2015 after the state closed five of its 22 state parks in response to funding issues.

Activities and amenities

The park offers boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, and camping. Facilities include a 200-foot pier, picnic pavilions, a walking trail to Florala City Wetlands Park, and the 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) Rodney J. Evans Conference Center and Amphitheater.

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