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Summer time is right around the corner, and that means lots of outdoor activities! Check out these awesome parks located just down the road!
Snow Hinton Park
Snow Hinton Park is home to a 38-foot slide and climbing tower! The “spacenet,” which is a three dimensional rope climbing challenge, is meant to promote the development of strength, coordination, and balancing skills. Once a child (or adult) reaches the top of the “spacenet,” they crawl across a secure bridge and onto the platform leading to the slide.
If you are the athletic type of person then you should check out Bowers Park. This expansive park is located at 1600 James I. Harrison Jr. Parkway E. here in Tuscaloosa. Bowers Park has a plethora of activities for visitors to partake in. The park features a disc golf course, lighted athletic fields, lighted tennis courts, an indoor walking track, a sports court gym, volleyball nets, a wood floor gym, and fitness equipment. You can really work up a sweat at Bowers Park! Aside from great sports facilities, Bowers Park also has electricity, grills, picnic tables, a playground, rentable facilities, and water. Don’t sit around bored this summer, go to Bowers Park and get your fun on!
Bobby Cardinal Park
Bobby Cardinal Park is a lovely park located at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport. This park opened in 1981 and is named after Robert A. Cardinal Jr., better known as Bobby Cardinal. Cardinal served as the airport manager from 1968 until his unexpected death in a plane crash. Cardinal was a huge contributor to the development of the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport. Bobby Cardinal made a lasting contribution here in Tuscaloosa. You can spend a lovely afternoon at this park watching the planes come and go and enjoying the scenery. The park has electricity, restrooms, grills, and a playground for the kids. Get out this June and visit Cardinal Park, especially if you’ve never been! It’s a great place to spend a nice sunny day. Cardinal Park is located at 7325 Robert Cardinal Airport Road here in Tuscaloosa.
Faucett Brothers Park
Faucett Brothers Park and Activity Center is a great place to visit this June. Just a short drive to Northport, this park and activity center has it all. The park features an outdoor walking trail, three shelters, and an archery park. If you prefer to hang out the air conditioning, there are a ton of things to do inside the activity center also. The activity center includes workout equipment, a lap pool, and a heated therapy pool. The center also offers childcare and the workers are friendly and amazing. The facility is large and clean with a very knowledgeable staff. The activity center also offers a ton of classes from a cycling class to a water aerobics class, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Faucett Brothers Park. The park is located at 13040 Eugenia Faucett Drive in Northport.
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If you are looking to spend a nice day outdoors, then get out and visit these great local parks. And if you’d like, you can stop by and visit us at Tuscaloosa Hyundai. We would love to see you today!