A prominent feature along historic North Eufaula Ave., Shorter Mansion is perhaps Eufaula’s most identifiable feature. Originally built in 1884, the mansion was once home to Governor John Gill Shorter. This pristine example of architecture was featured in the motion picture “Sweet Home Alabama”.
Open for tours: Mon – Sat 10-4
340 N. Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula, Al.
Antebellum Italianate home built by Edward and Ann Young between 1856 – 1860. This home to 5 generations of Youngs is now owned by the Alabama Historical Commission. A home museum and even venue where visitors may explore from the porches to the crowning cupola and hand painted murals that still remain.
Open for tours: Mon – Fri 10 – 4; Sat appt. only
917 W. Barbour Street, Eufaula, Al.
– 1861; This antebellum Octagon House in Clayton, Barbour County, is one of the few of its architectural type remaining in Alabama. The structure is owned by the town and can be viewed by appointment only.
Al 103 North Midway St, Clayton, Al.
Was established in 1964 creating a protected habitat for endangered and threatened species and migratory species. Spanning 11,184 acres on both sides of Chattahoochee River, the refuge includes wetlands, croplands and grasslands that are home to such animals as bald eagles, American alligator and much more.
Open daily during daylight hours Phone:
367 Highway 165 Eufaula, AL
Yohollo Micco Trail
3.2 miles of an abandoned rail bed is now home to a beautiful walking trail with a gorgeous water view and many other hidden jewels along the way. The trail begins in the heart of downtown Eufaula and ends up at Old Creek Town Park.
Dawn to Dusk – no fee
406 E. Broad Street Eufaula, AL
This 205-acre public park is located directly on Lake Eufaula and includes a baseball-softball complex, boat launch, sandy beach, bath house, nature trail, picnic area and the community built, “Playground of Dreams” (which has recently been updated). The 40 foot fishing pier is handicap accessible. Plans for Disc Golf are in the works.
A picturesque, 1220-acre state park is located just 7 miles North of Eufaula on Hwy 431 adjacent to the National Wildlife Refuge. A wide array of activities includes something for everyone. Facilities include: Resort Motel, Conference Center, Cabins, Cottages, Campgrounds, Marina, Hiking, Picnic, Swimming Pool, Restaurant and Lounge. Home to multiple Largemouth Bass fishing tournaments, conventions, family reunions and the list goes on.
Blue Springs State Park- The centerpiece of this unique, 103-acre park is a swimming pool fed with crystal clear water from an underground spring. At all times of the year the water remains at a cool 58 degrees, which is particularly comforting in a hot Alabama summer. Located in the western portion of Barbour County, the park also offers picnic table, tennis courts, campgrounds, etc…
Newly opened, memories for free! Open summer months 10:00 – 7:00.
Lots of shaded areas, playground equipment, picnic tables or you can bring your own chairs. Restroom and changing facilities will be completed this year.
provides the community with a variety of recreations and business services. Amenities such as a 25-yard, 8 lane indoor swimming pool, sauna, walking/running track, racquetball courts, fitness room, meeting rooms, something for everyone.
14 Community Drive (off of Lake Drive) Phone:
334-687-1246 Daily passes available
Barbour County, founded in 1832, is home to over 700 structures on the historic register, 45,000 acre with 640 miles of shoreline, known as Lake Eufaula, and a simply charming historic downtown Eufaula. The tour of homes is held every Spring to kickoff the floral season, two house museums open year round, a multitude of fishing tournaments are held every year including national and professional, and the most unique boutiques and restaurants are nestled in the beautifully landscaped downtown.
Leroy wasn’t any ordinary fish, he was something special. Tom Mann’s legendary monument located in the median in Historic Downtown Eufaula at 111 E. Broad Street. Find full story on Leroy’s facebook page.
For over 100 years, the library has served the community in the same historic structure. In addition to being one of the original Carnegie Library’s, they maintain and extensive genealogy information area and provide modern computer technology for patrons.
Mon through Saturday 10-6
Facebook – Eufaula Carnegie Library
217 N. Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula, AL
Whitlock Jewelry Store – Eufaula’s Historic Business, Alabama’s Oldest Jewelry Store. Jewelers, Goldsmiths, Diamond Merchants. “For gifts that last! 124 E. Broad Street 334-687-4806
Cotton and Kudzu – A garden style florist with a sparkle of fun. Fresh flowers, unique gardening tools, accessories, bath and body indulgencies and gourmet treats! 140 E. Broad Street 334-687-4363
Buy Rite Drug Store – Come by and see our huge selection of home décor and accessories. We will also be glad to assist you with any of your pharmacy needs. 146 E. Broad Street – 334-687-3591
Harlow South – Different, unique trendy and classic with a tad bohemian flair 334.695.5973 118 N. Randolph Avenue.
Eufaula Country Outdoors, LLC – Come visit Eufaula Country Outdoors for all your outdoor needs. We have Guns/accessories, Fishing Gear, Bows, Arrows, and more. We are a licensed FFL. 227 E. Broad Street; 334-232-4245
Satterwhite’s Furniture – A variety of trendy furniture, a huge selection of beautiful accessories & a new fresh “Flower Corner” for all homes of every décor. 215 E. Broad Street 334-687-2717
Johnston’s Jewelry – Not just a jewelry store but lots of great pewter, Christmas Collections, the trendiest fine China and one of a kind items. 141 E. Broad Street 334-687-8253
Pampered Belle – Tons of ladies clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, rain wear and furniture paint parties! Seasonal gifts and men’s wear are must see! 137 East Broad St. 334-232-4623
Superior Pecans – Serving up a vast selection of candies, nuts, gourmet foods & unique gifts. Large Mouth Coffee and an ice cream bar sets the Tone for a southern tradition since 1934. 117 E. Broad Street 687-2031
Southern Charm – Stop by and get a feel for true Southern Charm. A friendly place to pick up the newest trends of unique gifts, fine apparel, t-shirts, stationary, invitations and much more. E. Broad 334-687-6770
Red’s Boutique/Chattahoochee Outfitters – Spectacular boutique for any gal or guy! Southern Marsh, Southern Shirt Co., Collard Green line, Yeti and more. Cute accessories, gifts and sales! 107 E. Broad Street 334-232-4533
Just Another Shop – Ladies clothing, collegiate wear, handmade candles, monogramming, wood art, handbags, and the list goes one! 101 E. Broad Street 334-232-4401
Magnolia and Lace – Family owned boutique located in Dogwood Court Shopping Center. M&L carries the latest trends and timeless pieces while Keeping prices affordable and ever changing. Stop by to find the perfect outfit, gift, or just to be in good company. We can’t wait to see you! 1560 South Eufaula Avenue 334-232-4555
Eufaula Pilgrimage – April (always 1st weekend in April, if Easter then it will be held last weekend in March– Alabama’s Oldest Tour of homes
Independence Day Celebration – Vendors, Food Truck, Entertainment and Fireworks at Lakepoint State Park. Festivities begin at 5, fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
Eufaulafest – Arts and Crafts always 2nd weekend in October
Downtown Trick or Treat & Trunk or Treat – Both held downtown on Broad Street; free event
Downtown Christmas Open House = 1st Monday in November
Veteran’s Day Recognition – Parade or Ceremony November 11th
Black Friday/Small Biz Saturday = Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving downtown
Mistletoe Market– 1st Saturday of December
Christmas Parade – 1st Tuesday of December
The Wiregrass Resource Conservation and Development (WRC&D) Council serves the following Southeast Alabama counties: Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Pike and Russell.