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.

Contact Us

Office Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1059
Florence, AL 35631

(256) 760-5878

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8-4

Tom Smith
(256) 760-5878