Overview Of Meaher State Park
Meaher State Park is situated on Big Island in Mobile Bay, a large body of water situated in northern Alabama. The park, which is part of Spanish Fort, spans 1,327 acres and is situated on Ducker Bay’s beachfront.
The park has sitting areas, boat launches, fishing piers, two cottages, a campground with 56 individual campsites, and a boardwalk that crosses the marshes, among other things.
History Of Meaher State Park
Moobile Bay and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta meet via Battleship Parkway. Battleship Parkway, a part of ADCNR (Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources). Mobile Bay’s estuarine marshes form a ring.
This park was opened in 1989. Augustine Meaher, for whom the park is named, gave the area to the government so that it may be used by the general public.
Timothy Meaher, who operated a shipping company in 1860, was Augustine Meaher’s descendant.
The park was among 11 Alabama State Parks to get the Traveler’s Choice Award from Tripadvisor in September 2020, which honors establishments and tourist attractions with consistently good customer satisfaction ratings.
Activities Available At Meaher State Park