Wind Creek State Park is an Alabama state park located 7 miles (11 km) south of Alexander City. The park occupies 1,445 acres (585 ha) of shoreline along the northern portion of Lake Martin, a 41,000-acre (17,000 ha) clear-water reservoir on the Tallapoosa River. Wind Creek offers camping, swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, playgrounds, and trails for hiking and equestrian use.
Camping: Wind Creek lays claim to managing the largest state-owned campground in the United States, with over 600 camping sites, nearly one-third of which are on the water. There are also seven cabins available year around.
Fishing: The park hosts fishing competitions such as the American Bass Angler Association Fishing Tournament and Georgia Glenn AT&T Pioneer Fishing Tournament.
Events: Other events include Indian festivals and skiing/wake-boarding shows.
Playgrounds and activities: The park contains six playgrounds, a lighthouse and other sights. Children's activities, such as crafts, are sometimes available.
Geocaching: There are a number of geocaches around Wind Creek on Lake Martin.
Hiking and biking: Two hiking trails total 5 miles (8.0 km) in length.
Cliff jumping: Chimney Rock is about 20 minutes south of Wind Creek and is only accessible by boat. There are many other places to cliff jump within 30 minutes of Wind Creek.
Children's Harbor: The campus located 12 miles (19 km) south of Wind Creek is built around a New England seaside village motif and features the Plymouth Lighthouse and an early American church, Children's Chapel.
Lake Martin Amphitheater: The amphitheater is home to the Alex City Jazz Fest, the Russell Family Fourth of July fireworks show and other events.