DeSoto State Park is a park and outdoor wedding venue located in Fort Payne, Alabama. This venue is conveniently situated near big cities such as Chattanooga, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Huntsville. Local couples as well as couples hosting destination weddings will find it easy to get to. Additionally, due to its location in Northeast Alabama, your entire wedding party will be able to enjoy plenty of scenic views and exciting activities during your stay. Guests can enjoy water activities ranging from kayaking to fishing. You can also get up close and personal with nature through picniking, hiking, and embarking on wildflower expeditions. While the property was originally developed back in the 1930s, it has been carefully maintained and complemented by these kinds of activities and many more to provide you with the most magical wedding experience imaginable.
Facilities and Capacity
DeSoto State Park is located on 3,502 acres. The park itself is also situated right on Lookout Mountain so you will have plenty of scenic backdrops when you exchange your vows. In fact, there are waterfalls, rushing creeks, lush woods, and wildflowers all throughout the property. You will find sites perfect for hosting all stages of your wedding, such as the rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal shower, ceremony, and reception. Depending on your needs and style, there are indoor as well as uncovered outdoor sites to choose from. After your wedding is over, you and your guests can continue your stay and spend some more time adventuring. There are mountain chalets, log cabins, and campground options available for you to choose from. There are even options for full-hookup tent and RV sites.
When you host your wedding at DeSoto State Park or spend the night, you will be able to enjoy a wide range of amenities such as trails, picnic pavilions, and tours. Parking and wheelchair access is also provided to the entire wedding party. To make planning for your wedding a breeze, the team can assist with event planning. Couples can choose from all-inclusive packages along with rentals such as tables, chairs, and lighting/ sound.
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