PAUL M GRIST STATE PARK
Tranquility prevails in the beautiful 1,080-acre park as visitors enjoy the relaxing atmosphere around the park's 100-acre lake. Recreational opportunities include swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking and camping.
Located in Selma, Alabama, the park was established in 1974. It spans over 1,080 acres and includes a large lake. Named after Paul M Grist who served as State Director of Conservation from 1939 to1942. The area offers various recreational activities including camping, fishing and hiking trails.
Located on the 100-acre lake, the campground provides 11 RV sites with sewer, water, and 50 amp. service. A bathhouse is located nearby that is ADA accessible. The bathhouse is cleaned daily.
Primitive camping sites are also available.
A designated swimming area with grassy banks is available and is included in the park admission price. There are no lifeguards and swimming is at Your Own Risk.
Rental boats are available for your enjoyment.
Must be 16 years or older to rent a boat.
Each person in boat must have a Coast Guard Approved ?Life Jacket?.
Children under the age of 8 must wear ?life jacket? at all times.
Boats not allowed in swimming area.
No swimming from boats.
Paul M. Grist State Park centerpiece is a 100 acre lake stocked with bass, bluegill, redear sunfish and catfish. No gasoline motors are allowed, but electric trolling motors are welcome. Jon-boats are available for rent and a launching ramp is provided for privately owned boats.
Public restrooms and picnic tables are located within the lake area. Fishing tackle, supplies and artificial bait, as well as drinks and refreshments are available at the park.
Also in the Dallas county area is Dallas County Lake. Dallas County Lake is a 100-acre lake located 11 miles south of Selma off Alabama Highway 41 in Sardis, Alabama.