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History is alive and outside at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson. Here Native Americans, Spanish explorers, French soldiers, English and Scottish traders, American settlers, and modern archaeologists have all left their mark. Frequent living history events showcase a recreated 1751 French fort, recreated Creek Indian houses, and the partially restored 1814 American Fort Jackson. A 3,000-year-old Mississippian Indian mound, the William Bartram Nature Trail, and an early-19th-century house weave even more strands into this colorful tapestry of Alabama’s earliest days.
What to see:
Today visitors can see an A.D. 1100 Mississippian Indian mound, partial re-creation of a Creek Village, recreation of the 1751 French Fort Toulouse, and the partially restored 1814 American Fort Jackson.
What to do:
* Biking(Service roads only), Hiking (nature trails), Camping (Designated 39 - site campground), Boating (Boat ramp), Birding (park-wide).
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Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Reviews
Lynne_WetumpkaSeptember 6, 2017
Beautiful state and federal park. Great history reenactments take place here are couple times a year. Nice trails to explore. Quiet RV park area. more »
Holly IAugust 25, 2017
This is a great place to go whether youre looking to explore some nature trails or learn some history! Take your pets too...on a leash of course more »
Sc00byD00byD00July 28, 2017
Nice park in a very historical location at the confluence of two rivers has a small museum and a recreation of a fort established by the French in 1713. Easy, flat mile-long walk to some uneven ground... more »
Jennifer LassiterMarch 22, 2017
This is one of my favorite places in this area. Full of history and I enjoy walking the dogs there. You can see where the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers come together to form the Alabama river
J.c GriffithMay 28, 2017
Very nice place to Camp good people to visit with and very clean
Susan FoyJanuary 28, 2017
Great fishing . Area to see many different plants and trees . Kids loved going there and exploring .
Tyler MacgilfreyOctober 30, 2016
It is just wonderful and peaceful and also it feels that you go back in time when you put your foot on the ground. I just love it
Sandy AdamsSeptember 3, 2016
They have several activities during the year,educational and fun. For me I love, love, love that I can bring my dog. With the several trails,grassy areas,historical points , great place to walk and unwind with your dog.
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