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Frank Jackson State Park, Opp

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#32 of 35 in Nature in Alabama
Frank Jackson State Park is a publicly owned recreation area that wraps around Lake Frank Jackson and forms the northwesternmost portion of the city of Opp, Alabama. The 2050acre state park offers facilities for fishing, boating, hiking, and camping.HistoryThe park opened as Lightwood Knot Creek State Park in 1970. It has borne the name of longtime Covington County legislator Frank Jackson since the 1980s.Activities and amenitiesFishing tournaments are regularly held on Lake Frank Jackson, a 1037acre impoundment of Lightwood Knot Creek. Bass, bream and crappie are abundant, if not overly large. The park has of easy walking trails that include a loop trail around an island in the lake that is accessed from a boardwalk/bridge.
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  • July 3, 2017
    We stayed here one night on our way through Alabama. It was nice and quiet. I loved that it had wifi. Most state parks we have stayed in don't. We loved walking around the island. We saw some nirds, s...  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    Most sites are on the Lake. WI-FI was the best I've ever had at a Campground. Nice Bridge to the Island and enjoyable wallk.  more »
  • May 1, 2017
    Great little hideaway on a beautiful lake. If you want some good, Andalusia is a short trip away. We loved David's Catfish House. Great camp hosts too.  more »
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  • June 4, 2017
    Great trails for kids. Small playground. says swimming permitted but Sign says watch for alligators so I wouldnt. Will definitely be going back
  • May 21, 2017
    It's a great place to bring the family for outdoor activities like boating, fishing, biking, walking and camping. We always have our family reunions at the pavilion and love it.
  • April 2, 2017
    Awesome find! Clean bathrooms, warm water showers, good access to hiking/walking. The campground offers wifi and it's very strong everywhere on the property which is helpful if you've been on the road for a while.
  • June 20, 2017
    Nice quiet park, great campsite with awesome WiFi.
  • June 14, 2017
    Very clean pond. Nice bathrooms

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