The Charles E. Bailey Sportsplex Park offers five baseball fields, three softball fields, gymnasium, veterans memorial, amphitheater, football stadium, archery club, horse-riding area, senior citizen center, playground, splashpad, track and soccer fields, gazebos, and pond with walking track.

1685 Arena Road
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

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(256) 329-6736

Six miles west of Dadeville, down the wooded, rolling Young’s Ferry Road, hides a sandy beach cove known as D.A.R.E. Power Park that is dotted with shaded pavilions, picnic tables and open charcoal grills. Despite its seclusion, the park is a popular spot for locals and in-the-know passersby – both by vehicle and vessel – to take a break, stretch their legs and enjoy the serene nature that envelops the Lake Martin shoreline.

The 30-acre park is one of the largest managed by Alabama Power and boasts a number of amenities, including a beach, boat launch, public restrooms, an amphitheater, grills, picnic tables, pavilions and docks.

For more information about D.A.R.E. Power Park or to reserve park pavilions, contact the park office at 256-825-8386 or the Lake Martin Shoreline Management Office at 256-825-0053.

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Horseshoe Bend National Military Park is a U.S. national military park managed by the National Park Service that is the site of the last battle of the Creek War on March 27, 1814.

A museum is on-site along with walking trails, picnic areas, and scenic views.

11288 Horseshoe Bend Road
Daviston, Alabama 36256

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(256) 234-7111

Keebler Park is located in walking distance of downtown Dadeville. This park has a walking trail, park benches, a pavilion, beautiful scenery, and accessible restrooms.

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Pennington Park is a beautiful park located in downtown Dadeville that is hosts to many events. Owners Leigh and Kurt Phitzner built this park to create a place where people could go to enjoy music, entertainment, arts, farmer's markets, weddings, and much more.  With a gazebo, picnic tables, and many shaded pecan trees, this certainly is a great place to go and enjoy the outdoors.

121 N Spring Street
Dadeville, AL 36853

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The Veterans Park located at the Charles E. Bailey, Sr Sportplex is a park honoring veterans from Tallapoosa County that served in the United States Military. There are war planes and tanks on display, a display of all the flags that represent each branch of the military, and a veteran's wall that list every Veteran from Tallapoosa County that served in the United States Military.

This park is adjacent to many more park features, trails, and athletic fields.

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Wind Creek State Park, your public access to Lake Martin! This park spans 1,445 acres along the shores of scenic Lake Martin, which is a 44,000-acre clear water reservoir perfect for fishing, swimming, and boating. Park facilities include over 500 campsites, many of which are waterfront allowing campers to fish, swim and boat right out their back door. Other facilities include a marina/camp store, with boat rentals and wetslips, fishing pier, hiking, biking, and horseback-riding trails, playground and picnic areas with tables, grills, and shelters. Enjoy camping cabins at Wind Creek where all you bring are your cooking utensils and linens. Pet-friendly cabins are available.

4325 Alabama Highway 128
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

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(256) 329-0845