Joe Wheeler State Park

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Joe Wheeler State Park
Joe Wheeler State Park is located in Alabama
Joe Wheeler State Park
Location of Joe Wheeler State Park in Alabama
Type State park
Location Lauderdale and Lawrence counties, near Rogersville, Alabama
Coordinates 34°49′1″N 87°21′5″W / 34.81694°N 87.35139°W / 34.81694; -87.35139Coordinates: 34°49′1″N 87°21′5″W / 34.81694°N 87.35139°W / 34.81694; -87.35139
Area 2,550 acres (10.3 km2)
Elevation 571 feet (174 m) [1]
Etymology After Joseph "Joe" Wheeler
Operated by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Website Joe Wheeler State Park

Joe Wheeler State Park is a state park located in northwest Alabama, USA, along Wheeler Lake. The park contains 2,550 acres (10.3 km2) of land. The park includes a resort lodge, full service convention facilities, restaurant, campground, a marina with 140 boat slips, a 2.5-mile looped trail for hiking and biking, and an 18-hole championship golf course.[2]

The park property adjoins that of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Wheeler Dam. TVA has a scenic overlook of the dam near the state park's cabin area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Wheeler State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Joe Wheeler State Park". Alabama State Parks. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 

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