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.