Blue Springs State Park RV & Campground Guide


Blue Springs State Park is located seven miles east of Clio in Blue Springs, Alabama. The publicly owned recreation area is most famous for its clear-blue, natural underground spring. Visitors can bathe in one of two concrete pools, while the spring pumps 3,600 gallons of water per hour into each. While Blue Springs is a great summertime spot, it’s welcoming year-round, and offers additional recreational activities such as hiking its picturesque trails, fishing, biking, picnicking, and enjoying a game of volleyball.

Due to its proximity to the Choctawhatchee river, Blue Springs State Park is also home to species including squirrels, deer, turtles, snakes, opossums, armadillos, coyotes, and more. The region also has a moderate climate, with temperatures reaching lows of 45° in winter and highs of 91° during summer.

If you’re planning a trip to this popular state park, you’ll first want to find out all there is to know about the area – including camping information, things to do, how to get here, and more.

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Spring 51-86 F
Summer 70-91 F
Fall 53-89 F
Winter 45-72 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Blue Springs State Park

While the park’s stunning blue pools draw visitors to the region, it is also the camping opportunities (including both within tents and RVs) in and around Blue Springs State Park that have people flocking here. We recommend visiting this stunning place in an RV and if you don’t own one, you can easily rent an RV fromRVshare.com to suit your budget and needs. All rentals come with nationwide insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a world-class team dedicated to helping you succeed.

There are 47 campsites in the state park containing water and electric hookups and 7 of these also have sewer hookups. There are modern and primitive sites available and rates start at $21.50 per night.

Some other campgrounds and RV parks within the vicinity of the state park include:


Ozark / Fort Rucker KOA Journey

Located just 30 minutes’ drive away isOzark / Fort Rucker KOA Journey, which features a wide range of RV-friendly campsites. The beautiful grounds feature a pool, koi pond, waterfall and gardens, among a long list of on-site amenities for your convenience.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: restrooms, showers, laundry facilities, camp store, pet area, swimming pool, cable TV, dump station, playground, picnic tables, game room.

Engineer Beach RV Park

Situated on the stunning Lake Tholocco is theEngineer Beach RV Park, a Military FamCamp which offers 43 campsites, as well as easy access to a boat ramp, and a great mix of outdoor activities to include hunting, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Rates for short-term and long-term stays range from $16 - $18 per night.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: no

  • Wifi: no

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: dump station, playground, bathhouse, recreation room, laundry facility, boat ramp.

Hardridge Creek

Hardridge Creek Campground is situated on the shores of Walter F. George Lake on the Georgia and Alabama border. This recently upgraded campground offers 74 sites, 55 of which have electric and water hookups. Guests can also partake in a bunch of fun, outdoor activities here, including boating, swimming, and fishing.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: no

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: showers, picnic tables, fire pit, BBQs, flush toilets, dump station, drinking water, laundry facilities.

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What to Do at
Blue Springs State Park

Inside Blue Springs State Park

While Blue Springs State Park is popular due to its camping, it’s also a widely-visited region because of the number of fun recreational activities on offer. With its famous blue springs, picturesque trails, and more, you certainly won’t be bored during your time here.

Swimming : There’s no doubt that swimming is the most popular activity here at the state park. Blue Springs pumps 3,600 gallons of water per minute into two swimming areas and the water temperature is 68 degrees year-round. The spring is crystal clear with a sandy bottom and swimming is allowed at your own risk, as there is no lifeguard on duty.

Pedal boats : You can enjoy a cruise around the fishing pond by renting a pedal boat for just $3 per hour. No fishing is permitted from the pedal boats, but it’s a scenic and relaxing way to enjoy the park.

Volleyball : Blue Springs State Park's volleyball court periodically holds tournaments throughout the summer. Teams are 5-6 players, with a cost of $5.00 per player, and the winning team will be awarded half of the overall pot. Volleyballs can be rented from the park office.

Hiking : The state park is home to the 2.1-mile Magnolia Trail, which offers an easy to slightly moderate hike through the southeast Alabama forest, providing scenic views of the west fork of the Choctawhatchee River. Along the trail, visitors may also spot birdlife such as blue jays, owls, cardinals, martins, and more.

Fishing : Blue Springs State Park features a small fishing pond stocked with catfish, bass, and bream, or visitors are able to fish in the Choctawhatchee river. An Alabama fishing license is required, and visitors are limited to 6 catfish, 6 bass, and 30 bream.

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How to Get to
Blue Springs State Park

The state park is located six miles east of Clio in southeast Alabama. From Montgomery, take Highway 231 South to Troy, then to Brundidge, before following signs directly to Blue Springs State Park.

Entering Blue Springs State Park

Visitors can enter the state park from 7 a.m. until sundown, with rates starting at $1 for children, senior citizens, and disabled citizens or $2-3 for adults, depending on whether it is a weekday or weekend. Children 5 years and under are free to enter.

We’re very excited that you’re planning a trip to Blue Springs State Park. Once you’ve finished exploring all that the park has to offer, there are also some incredible opportunities waiting for you outside of its gates! During or after your stay, we encourage you to tag us in any of your social media posts, or why not share your photos and experience with us at [email protected]? We may even feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!

Frequently Asked Questions About Blue Springs State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Blue Springs State Park?

Early spring is the best time to visit Blue Springs State Park because it gets warm early in Alabama, but the springs stay at a cool 68 degrees. Even the extreme heat of summer is offset by the constant cool temperature of the springs.

What is the climate of Blue Springs State Park?

The climate is very warm and humid with extreme heat in the summer. Early spring and fall are moderate, though fall can be wet due to hurricane season. Winter can get cold but is typically quite comfortable.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Blue Springs State Park?

Blue Springs State Park has alligators, armadillos, coyotes, bears, and many varieties of snakes. Bird-watchers will enjoy the migrating birds crossing over the Gulf of Mexico in spring and fall.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Blue Springs State Park?

Blue Springs State Park has 47 RV sites with water and electrical hookups among many other amenities. The sites vary in size but are well-kept and spacious. The camping sites are also spread out to give visitors some privacy.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Blue Springs State Park and what is the cost?

You do not need reservations for a campsite at Blue Springs State Park, but they are strongly recommended, especially on the weekends. You can make a reservation online, over the phone, or in person.