Alabama Attractions

Alabama attractions are listed below in alphabetical order.

Alabama Adventure

Alabama Adventure is a 200-acre entertainment complex formerly known as Visionland.

Located outside of Birmingham, it opened its doors for the first time in May of 1998 as the first theme park in Alabama and is the number two tourist destination in the state.

Alabama Adventure includes two parks - Magic Adventure Theme Park and Splash Beach Water Park.

Magic Adventure Theme Park comes complete with more than 25 classic rides that include a skylift, swings as well as great roller coasters. It receives rave reviews from roller coaster enthusiasts who tout Alabama Adventure as being the best roller coaster theme park in the Southern United States.

Some of the most popular rides include the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Alabama called “Rampage”, a 185 foot launching tower named "Space Shot", and a boomerang style roller coaster named "Zoomerang". New additions include a new ride called "Vertigo", which flips passengers upside down and spins around as it rises through the air.

Splash Beach Water Park is a 7-acre park with the centerpiece being the impressive Castaway Island play area where the beach is comprised of 1,200 tons of white sand from the Gulf Coast. Features include a lazy river, wave pool and a 90-foot free fall slide called the “Acapulco Drop”.

In addition to new rides in the existing theme park and water park, plans are in the works for an animal park, RV park, a sports complex and stock car racing area.

Alabama Adventure offers separate admission tickets to each park or you can purchase a ticket that includes admission to both Magic Adventure and Splash Beach.

For more information on this Alabama theme park, please contact:

Alabama Adventure
4599 Alabama Adventure Parkway
Bessemer, AL 35022
205- 481-4750

Emerald Falls

Emerald Falls is a small amusement park that is open year-round and includes an arcade, Go-Karts, paintball, batting cages, bumper boats and a miniature golf course.

For more information on this Alabama amusement park, please contact:

Emerald Falls
1321 S. Memorial Drive
Prattville, AL 36067

J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center

J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center is a small water park located within Point Mallard Park in Decatur. Built along the banks of Flint Creek, it is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. It features America’s first wave pool as well as an Olympic-size pool.

Slides include the two towering slides of the “Sky Pond”, as well as a three-flume waterslide and the “Pro Bowl”. Little ones can enjoy the “Squirt Factory” water sprayground and the “Duck Pond Kiddie Pool” with mini-slides, waterfall umbrella and rocking frogs.

For more information on this Alabama water park, please contact:

J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center
1800 Point Mallard Dr SE
Decatur, AL 35602
256 341-4900

Southern Adventures Amusement Park & Adventure Island Water Park

Southern Adventures is a medium-sized amusement park and water park located in Huntsville.

The amusement park is open year-round and includes two miniature golf courses, go-carts, bumper cars, a rock climbing wall and a roller coaster simulator.

Carnival rides like “Sling Shot”, “G-Force” and “Twister”. Other attractions include an arcade and batting cages.

Adventure Island Water Park has four flume slides and other children's slides and is open
Memorial Day through Labor Day.

For more information on this Alabama theme park, please contact:

Southern Adventures
2150 Leeman Ferry Road
Huntsville, AL 35801

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