Outdoor Activities

Civitan Park

A 5+ acre tree-shaded park with a paved walking track located at 1500 Main Ave.

Lake Lurleen State Park

Named after the late Governor Lurleen Burns Wallace, Lake Lurleen State Park is a scenic state park located on a 250-acre lake approximately 15 minutes from downtown Northport.  

Richard L Platt Memorial Levee Trail

2.5 mile paved trail atop the levee.  Access is from 3 trailheads:   Oliver Lock & Dam recreation site, end of Bridge Ave and Rice Mine Road.  Click here to see a trail map PDF.

Tuscaloosa County Parks & Recreation Authority

TCPARA manages a variety of parks, centers and green spaces including the Van de Graaff Park & Arboretum, Mason’s Place All Inclusive Playground, and the Northport Community Center.