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Joe Wheeler State Park

4403 McLean Dr., Rogersville, AL 35652
+1 256-247-5466
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We checked in at the campground office with no problems. The office staff were friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annemarie36092
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Wetumpka, Alabama
Beautiful state park

We are traveling to Florida from Ohio and decided to stay overnight at the State Park. Glad we did... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KAKA62
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Harrison,ohio
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Joe Wheeler State Park, located on Wheeler Lake, offers something for everyone; a resort lodge, a restaurant, cabins, camping, fishing, golf, tennis, swimming, convention/banquet facilities, transient slips and a marina. Whether you're looking for a place to spend the weekend or a place to have the perfect wedding, Joe Wheeler State Park can be your dream destination. From small church groups to large conventions, our experienced staff can make your special occasion organized and stress free.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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4403 McLean Dr., Rogersville, AL 35652
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+1 256-247-5466
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in at the campground office with no problems. The office staff were friendly and courteous. However, we arrived at our campsite to find it occupied by an entire family and their kids. No tent or RV, they were just set up at the...More

Thank annemarie36092
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are traveling to Florida from Ohio and decided to stay overnight at the State Park. Glad we did. Our room overlooked the pool and marina. Restaurant was open with a full menu and they also have Happy Hour 5:00-7:00pm. The park has a campground,...More

Thank KAKA62
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Sunday buffet is fantastic. They had fried chicken,prime rib,catfish and BBQ chicken. They have several different vegetables and breads. The deserts are wonderful. They have several different pies,cakes and Ice cream. This is a great place to take the family.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

While looking for an alternative to a beach destination, we came across Joe Wheeler State Park. It was a bit far from our home in South Louisiana but it looked so inviting we decided to take the drive and we are so glad we did!...More

Thank Marti L
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience at Joe Wheeler State Park! This review is definately one our staff is proud to read. I'm so glad you and your family loved our park as much as we do and I hope...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is our second stay at Joe Wheeler State Park's marina -- nearly four months total -- and the second time we hosted family members at the lodge. With comfortable rooms (all of which overlook the lake), a good restaurant, beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and...More

Thank Guy W
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about Joe Wheeler State Park. You are correct, the wifi is currently unreliable, however the staff and facilities are top notch! Bare with us as we work to improve the wifi accessability within the park.

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Enjoyed our stay. The campground is overall nice however, their booking system is really weird. It seems that if you want to be able to get one of the prime spots you need to be in "the click" with the staff. I asked for one...More

Thank ROBERT S
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We have switched to site specific reservations and have found many perks as well as down falls to the system. One of those down falls is that if someone has reserved a site, and then cancels the reservation, we run into issues like the one...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a cottage at Joe Wheeler state park. It was beautiful, quiet and lots of deer roaming around. Cost for a week was around $1600. Full kitchen. Three bedrooms- each room had their own bathroom. They supplied dish soap, dish washer pods, shampoo,...More

Thank Dosie1963
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit! We try to stock our cottages with everything you might need during your stay. Joe Wheeler State Park lakeside cottages should always feel like a home away from home for our guests!

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is the second year we have traveled from Louisiana with five of our grandchildren. They range from ages 10-13. They love coming here and going swimming at the beach area and they think the cabins are great. We all love going to the Coon...More

Thank Vkirb
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

I'm so glad that Joe Wheeler State Park is able to play a small part in helping your family make such special memories. The next time you visit, have someone share the history of the Cabins with you! PS. You will LOVE the park in...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The wide variety of amenities is nice. There's golf, disc golf, fishing, a marina, a beach, a campground, and a lodge with a pool. There are some tennis courts too and playgrounds.

Thank Klee7312
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We also have a group lodge on Elk River and a Cabin Area by Wheeler Dam! Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Made our campground reservation online and it was confirmed via email. When we arrived we were told that we had been assigned another campsite due to a computer glitch. We were there specifically because of the site we had reserved (easy access to water so...More

Thank Moly T
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Joe Wheeler State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

I hate to hear that your experience didn't meet your expectations. Unfortunately, technology does complicate things from time to time but I appologize that you weren't notified of the change prior to your arrival. I'll make sure to bring this issue up to the campground...More

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Atlsteve1
15 May 2017|
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Response from Haley N | Property representative |
The pool is available to Lodge, Lakeside Cottage, Cabin guests and Boat Slip Holders. Unfortunately, campground guests are not permitted to the pool, but do have access to the sandy beach area located in the day use area.
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pamfor03
14 June 2016|
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Response from Haley N | Property representative |
We have a guy who rents them at our Day Use Beach Area. His company is called Fort Hampton Outfittlers, LLC and can be reached at 256-431-8988.
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Robin P
6 August 2015|
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Response from Haley N | Property representative |
There is a boat ramp located in our cabin area, however there are not boat landings at each cabin.
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