- With a well-stocked and managed 1000 acre lake, this 2,050 acre park features one of the best fishing spots of the South. A swimming beach, picnic area, campground and playground are also available.
Recreation - Visitors will find swimming, picnicking, camping and excellent fishing and boating opportunities at Frank Jackson State Park.
Climate - The climate of Alabama's lowlands can be described as subtropical with nearly 60 inches of rain each year. The highest amount of rain reaches the region as afternoon thunderstorms in July, August and September. Summers are extremely hot and humid with temperatures frequently reaching above 100 degrees F. Summer nights cool slightly and provide a good time to travel through the region.
Winter temperatures are mild, rarely dipping below 40 degrees with the humidity level at its lowest in November and December. Spring and fall are very pleasant times to visit the region. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming trees and flowers. During the fall temperatures range from 65 to 85 degrees F with low humidity levels. Northern Alabama is generally cooler than the south due to its higher elevations.
Frank Jackson State Park is located just one mile from downtown Opp.