Lauderdale County Commission Parks & Recreation
Lauderdale County offers two campground sites: Wheeler Campground and Brush Creek Park (Parks are open from late March until mid-October)
Wheeler Campground is located on Alabama 101 in Elgin near Wheeler Dam and overlooks Wheeler Lake. The park features 28 camping sites with water and electrical connections, a bathhouse with showers, a fishing pier and free waste disposal station for campers. The cost of camping is $15 per night (tax included) and $10 per night for senior citizens (age 60 and over). There is a $5 fee, per occurrence, for use of waste disposal station for non-campers. There is a maximum 30-day stay allowed.
Brush Creek Park is a 50-acre park located on Lauderdale County Road 14 near Waterloo along the Tennessee River. The park features a boat launch, picnic pavilions and individual picnic tables. The campground has no fee and offers limited-stay, primitive camping with no electrical hook-ups. There are public restroom facilities with cold showers and a waste disposal station. There is a maximum 30-day stay allowed.
For information on either campground, please call (256) 760-5878. Sites are managed by the Lauderdale County Solid Waste office.