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Recreation

Information about recreational opportunities and area attractions can be found on the Marshall County Convention and Visitor Bureau website.

Parks

  • Lake Guntersville State Park
    Located off of Alabama Highway 227, Lake Guntersville Park spans across 6,000 acres and has a resort facility offering lodge accommodations, cottages, chalets, and a campground. The park has a picnic area, nature center, and hiking trails and available activities include swimming, boating, fishing, golf, and tennis.
  • Cathedral Caverns
    Located near Grant, Alabama, Cathedral Caverns holds six world records, including the widest entry of any commercial cave. Cathedral Caverns has a Big Room measuring 792 feet long and 200 feet wide, and has the largest cave stalagmite forest and frozen waterfall in the world. The cave is a state park and is accessible through guided tours.
  • Buck's Pocket State Park
    Buck’s Pocket State Park is located in Grove Park, Alabama, is a 2,000 acre park with 800 foot point rocks, stunning vistas, trails, camping, and kayaking.

Historical / Cultural Attractions

Marshall County’s historical and cultural attractions span from pre-civil war historical sites to vineyards.

Some of the more popular attractions are:

Outdoor Attractions

Marshall County has an abundance of outdoor attractions to offer residents and visitors, including boating, fishing, and other watersports on Lake Guntersville.

  • Fishing
    Lake Guntersville annually plays host to local and national Bassmaster tournaments. The lake is known for its crappie, bream, and bass. Visit the Fishing Lake Guntersville website for more information.
  • Hunting
    Hunting in Marshall County includes deer, dove, quail and duck. In addition to private lands, there is also TVA-owned land in Marshall County open for hunting. For more information about hunting in Marshall County, visit the Outdoor Alabama website.
  • Birding
    There are 11 birding sites in Marshall County of the 41 total birding sites that are part of the North Alabama Birding Trail. Visit the North Alabama Birding Trail website for more information.
  • Hiking
    There are a large number of hiking trails throughout Marshall County. For location information, visit the Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.
  • Golf Courses
    There are 11 public and private golf courses located in Marshall County. One of the famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Courses, Hampton Cove, is located in nearby Huntsville. More information about golf courses located in Marshall County can be found on the Marshall County Convention and Visitor Bureau’s website.

Shopping

Each town in our community provides an unique shopping experience. From charming antique stores and exquisite clothing boutiques to big name retailers, you can always find what you need right here in Marshall County.

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