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Paul M. Grist State Park

1546 Grist Road

The centerpiece of this beautiful 1,080-acre park is a 100-acre lake. Visitors enjoy the relaxing atmosphere surrounding the lake, which offers fishing, paddling and swimming.

Paul M. Grist is a featured site on the Alabama Black Belt Birding Trail. In the park, you are likely to see a wide variety of waterfowl, song birds, raptors, and both migrating and resident species. Other wildlife you might see include White-tailed deer, Eastern wild turkey and a varity of amphibians and reptiles.

Day use opportunities include picnicking and barbecue grills are available throughout the picnic area. Pavilions are available for family reunions, birthday parties and other special events. 15 to 20 miles of hiking trails offers excursions into the surrounding forest. 


Johnny Jul

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Great place to camp easy level lots with lake view!!! Good fishing, hiking trails, swimming, has a spill way like a water fall, park rangers was very nice, we went stay one night stayed a week, some of our employees came camped !! Our kids loved it cant say enough about the place!! Johnny J. Tree Services will be back with all our crew soon to stay !!!!

Russell Brooks

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Had a wonderful and relaxing weekend. My only problem was all the Geese droppings around the camp site and the playground. The kids that were their Saturday had to walk through the droppings on the grass to get to the play are .

Joshua Perry

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Its awesome. Great place to have family get togethers and reunions. The water is kinda muddy.

Earl Lakia

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Liked site, but narrow road to get there. Wouldn't want to meet another 5th wheel on road.

Wes Kelly

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
Can't say enough about the park. Was there as a child and looking forward to taking my child there soon. It was clean and we'll kept. Had a blast

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