Where to Go Camping Series – Buck’s Pocket State Park

Buck’s Pocket State Park

Groveoak, Alabama (256)659-2000

This park brings back memories of the fist time I went repelling and climbing. My scout troop took the older boys to Buck’s Pocket to learn this valuable skill. I had just moved up into “high adventure”, the level in which the fun, read that as dangerous fun, began. I remember getting up early and seeing the sunrise over the canyon rim and being a nervous about the activities to came that day. All went without a hitch and we all had a great time. I have been back many times since then but that first trip is the memory that sticks in my mind when I think about Buck’s Pocket.

 

Location:

Located two miles north of Grove Oak in northeast Alabama.

What to do :

Campground with water and electricity, four have sewage; complete with tables, grills, shelters, laundry, comfort station, playground.

20 miles of hiking trails.

Scenic overlooks.

Picnic area.

Fishing at Morgan’s Cove, Guntersville Lake

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