Attractions

Explore nature, museums, art, and even the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Southeast Alabama

BIRD DOG MONUMENT

Prairie Street
Union Springs, AL 36089
A life-size bronze statue of an English Pointer sculpted by Robert Wehle was unveiled in Union Springs, Alabama, on February 21,1996. It pays tribute to Bullock County’s unexcelled upland hunting bird dogs and the Bullock County residents elected as members of the Field Trial Hall of Fame in Grand Junction, Tennessee. Located at the intersection of Prairie Street and Hardaway Avenue, the statue is situated atop an 8-foot-tall granite pillar. The names of the twelve Bullock County men inducted into the Field Trial Hall of Fame are engraved on the south side of the monument. Donors’ names, including memorials by family members, are engraved on the north side of the monument.

FIELD TRIAL MURAL

140 N. Prairie Street
Union Springs, AL 36089
The larger-than-life Field Trial mural on the north side of the building located at 140 N. Prairie Street was dedicated on February 9, 2017. It was commissioned by the Tourism Council of Bullock County with donations from field trial enthusiasts from all over the United States. This classic field trial scene represents the competitive and social events that highlight Bullock County field trials.

Frank Jackson State Park

100 Jerry Adams Drive
Opp, AL 36467

Frank Jackson State Park is a publicly owned recreation area that wraps around Lake Frank Jackson and forms the northwesternmost portion of the city of Opp in Covington County. The 2,050-acre park offers fishing, swimming and camping.

George Washington Carver Interpretive Museum

305 N. Foster St.
Dothan, AL 36303

The G.W. Carver Interpretive Museum is on the pulse of creativity and culture in the heart of Dothan. The museum is a community museum focused on educating individuals of all ages, races and creeds on the rich historical contributions of African-Americans. The museum aims to provide a welcoming environment that allows you to be inquisitive and enlightened. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to providing visitors with an uncommon (and unforgettable) experience that will compel them to return time and time again.

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Landmark Park

430 Landmarks Drive
Dothan, AL 36303

Alabama’s Official Museum of Agriculture, Landmark Park is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. The park is a 135-acre facility dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Wiregrass region. Come visit its Wiregrass Farmstead, complete with heritage animals, heirloom plants, historic buildings and more. There’s a beautiful boardwalk, nature trails, a playground and planetarium to view the stars.

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PAULY JAIL

120 Hardaway St. West
Union Springs, AL 36089

One of the oldest surviving jails in the state, the Pauly Jail, erected in 1897 and used as a film set in 2004, is a three-story red brick structure. The Victorian Gothic style building is almost square in plan and looks like a small donjon or brooding house.

Peanuts Around Town

Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority
(334) 793-3097

Peanuts Around Town is a unique way to showcase local businesses around Dothan with unique and custom designs. There are currently over 40 peanuts around the city and each giant 5-foot-high peanut sculpture is as unique as the individual organization itself.

To view the full interactive map of all the Peanut locations, visit https://mapfling.com/q46mwrw
Maps are also available at the Visit Dothan headquarters, 3311 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL.

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Pioneer Museum of Alabama

248 Highway 231 N
Troy, AL 36081

The museum is centered in a 19th-century farmstead with old buildings and artifacts, including a steam train and horse-drawn jail.

Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Highland Oaks

904 Royal Parkway
Dothan, AL 36305

Located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Highland Oaks offers three nine-hole championship courses a nine-hole Short Course in Dothan.

The United States Army Aviation Museum

6000 Novosel Street
Fort Rucker, AL 36362

The U.S. Army Aviation Museum houses exhibits telling the history of Army Aviation ranging from a replica of the B-model Military Flyer built by the Wright Brothers to the latest in helicopter technology.

Water World

401 Recreation Road
Dothan, AL 36303
Water World is a municipal water park offering a giant wave pool, a triple flume slide, a sidewinder slide and a kiddie pool. Picnic areas and a concession stand are all part of the fun. Cabanas are also available for birthday parties and special occasions on a limited basis for up to eight people.

WEHLE NATURE CENTER

4819 Pleasant Hill Road
Midway, AL 36053

The Wehle Nature Center, located in easternmost Bullock County, is a facility designed to promote and foster educational opportunities pertaining to conservation in Alabama. The Wehle Nature Center is staffed and run by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, State Lands Division. The 25-acre grounds support several hiking trails of varying lengths, where visitors may observe and learn about plants, animals, and their respective communities.

Wiregrass Festival of Murals

Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority
(334) 793-3097

The folks in the Wiregrass area have always grown up hearing about the adventures, exploits, and achievements of our forefathers, and felt these larger-than-life histories would be a wonderful thing to share with the world. Needing a venue as big as the stories themselves, the Historic Downtown District of Dothan, Alabama, has been transformed into an eco-museum of history and local culture.

Walking among these giant works of art, you get a sense of how these people, places and events shaped our area, and leave with a feeling of how very important their contributions are to the people of our community. Guided mural tours available upon request, or you can download a free mural guide for a self-guided tour.

Wiregrass Museum of Art & Conference Center

126 Museum Ave
Dothan, AL 36303

The Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires a lifelong appreciation for the visual arts by providing innovative educational programs that engage diverse audiences through the collection and exhibition of quality works. As a cultural anchor, the Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires creativity to enhance the everyday lives of its community and leads the regional conversation on the importance of the arts.

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Yoholo Micco Trail

333 E. Broad Street
Eufaula, AL 36027

Enjoy 3.2 miles of an abandoned rail bed that is now a beautiful walking trail with picturesque scenes, waterviews and many other hidden jewels along the way. Treehugger Park for an enjoyable picnic lunch, bird watcher's alley for the avid watcher and a fitness site.

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