Bluffs of Weiss


Weiss Lake Property Daytrip to the Point Mallard Park

Enjoy Adventurous Life And Natural Splendors

Point Mallard Park is hidden amidst North Alabama’s wooded pines and offers you a pristine natural setting. The park is a 750-acre family park, which welcomes all tourists to enjoy its natural setting and entertaining facilities. Point Mallard Park is not only popular for its wooded beauty but also for its facilities for families and children. This is a great outing for you and your family and is convenient to your Weiss Lake property at The Bluffs.

Point Mallard Park hosts festivals and unique events including the popular Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic during the Memorial Day Weekend, Spirit of America July 4th Birthday bash and Decatur Daily Hooters Tour golf Championship in June.

Aquatic Centers Located on the bank of the Tennessee River and skirting through the Flint Creek, the Point Mallard Park offers several magnificent facilities, which make holidays worthwhile for every tourist visiting the park.

Following are the most popular facilities available in Point Mallard Park:
* Wave Pool – is a fan-shaped pool, which is 180-feet long and 75-feet wide at the deep end. This pool is great fun for all as it allows you to splash in its continuously bubbling waves.
* Olympic Pool – is a sister facility of the wave pool and is known for hosting events like National AAU Outdoor Dive Championships and Junior National Diving Championship.
* Water Slide – is an 1100 feet high three-flume ride, which starts on the top of a 50-foot high hill, carrying the bathers down a twisting and curving water-spray to a 1200-square-foot pool.
* Sky Pond – is a 40-foot tall tower, which allows thrilling inner tube riding to adventure seekers at up to 50 miles per hour.
* Duck Pond – is an 11-inch deep, 4600 square feet water play area that is specially designed for children. It also includes six miniature waterslides along with fountains and rocking figures.

Other recreational facilities

The Championship golf course has facilities like a natural stone clubhouse containing a fully equipped pro shop, restrooms and shower facilities, patio with picnic tables overlooking the 18th hole, a lounge area, public telephone, grocery stores, dump station, picnic tables, laundry and the 19th Hole Coffee Shop, which offers excellent snacks and sandwiches.

The hiking/biking trail is a three mile long trip, which begins at the miniature golf course, fringes along the wooded banks of the Tennessee River and culminates at the Championship golf course. The recreation center includes a fully equipped racquetball court, game room, weight room, basketball courts, meeting rooms, and concession areas.

Here are other recreational facilities in Point Mallard Park:
* Three baseball diamonds
* Al Fresco Prayer Chapel
* Outdoor open air stage
* Six tennis courts

Ideal time to visit Point Mallard Park

Point Mallard Park is owned and operated by The City of Decatur. The weekend hours are offered around mid-August through Labor Day Weekends. The opening hours of Point Mallard Park are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays are special for the park authority allows half-price admission from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Each Thursday, on the other hand is special half-price admission night from 5p.m.-9 p.m. Individual season passes are $65, adults $15 (12 and above); children $10 (5-11 years old); children under 4 accompanied by an adult will have free entries.