Weiss Lake Property Daytrip to the Joe Wheeler State Park and Resort
From your base on the Weiss Lake property of The Bluffs, you can conveniently escape for a weekend at The Joe
Wheeler State Park and Resort. Joe Wheeler spreads along the Tennessee River, offering everything from a wonderful
and comfortable resort accommodation to teaming fishing holes. Whether you want the excitement of fishing, the joy
of playing golf, or wish to leisurely spend your weekend in the lap of serene nature – the Joe Wheeler State Park
and Resort is the ideal place for you and your family to have a lovely weekend.
Major attractions in the Joe Wheeler State Park and Resort
The Joe Wheeler State Park and Resort occupies three separate locations in North Alabama. Inside this 2550-acre
park you will find exciting games, fun activities, special events and delicious foods.
* Playing golf at the Joe Wheeler State Park: This is certainly a good place for
golfers and golf lovers, greens fees are reasonable and golfers can enjoy playing 18 Holes Golf with cart without
breaking the bank. Moreover, they offer a golf package which includes a room at the hotel, tasty dinner and
breakfast along with the golf.
* Fishing at the Joe Wheeler State Park: People who love fishing can enjoy this
adventurous activity at this wonderful park. Common species like Bream, Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass
and Catfish are available in the lake of the park. You can also access various boat ramps like creek boat ramp,
cabin area boat ramp, TVA, Wheeler Dam boat ramp and Elk river group lodge. The park organizes various water
tournaments throughout the year to attract visitors.
* Camping facilities at the Joe Wheeler State Park: Surrounded by tall pines, the
campgrounds inside the park are the favorite places for campers. There are 116 campsites and among them only 6
campsites are a primitive design without electricity. However, inside the campground, you will find a modern
bathhouse with hot showers. Some of the camp sites even offer you a unique view of the river.
* Picnic at the Joe Wheeler State Park: This wonderful park is a favorite spot
for family and group picnics. Here you will find wide pavilions for picnics with facilities like a swimming area,
basketball and tennis courts, horseshoe pit, and fishing holes for people who love fishing. The beauty of the
Tennessee River is always there with you.
* Spending Eagle Weekend at the Joe Wheeler State Park: The Eagle Weekend
ceremony is held in Joe Wheeler Park in the month of January. Bird lovers and bird watchers enjoy this adventurous
occasion. This spectacular weekend includes informative events on Alabama Eagles (like you will see routinely see
at the mountain property neighborhood of The Bluffs), trip to Wheeler Wildlife Refuge and North
Alabama Birding Trial Tour, and local bird watching from water rides on Wheeler Lake. And when you are hungry,
enjoy various types of delicious foods and continental breakfast.
* Boating at the Joe Wheeler State Park: Joe Wheeler marina is located near the
Wheeler Dam - the place from where you can view the serenity of Tennessee River. The park offers both covered and
open sailboat slips. These boats are typically available to rent. Other than sailboat slips there are small and
large covered docks with boats ranging from 23 feet to 31 feet. For transient boaters, the park has 64 transient
slips. Other facilities include restrooms with shower, washer and dryer, pool, restaurant and a store that offers
snacks, drinks, and fishing tackle, T-shirt etc.