- Rolling along the 22,000-acre Dannelly Reservoir, this is a 236-acre park features a nine hole golf course with a clubhouse, spacious vacation cottages, a modern campground with bathhouse, laundry facilities and a camp store. Visitors will also find a scenic picnic area with tables, grills, pavilions and a comfort station. With fishing so popular in the reservoir, the park also provides boat launching facilities and bait & tackle amenities.
Recreation - Recreational activities at Roland Cooper State Park include golfing, lodging, camping, picnicking, fishing and boating.
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.
Roland Cooper State Park is located six miles northeast of Camden, in Wilcox County. The Park sits along the portion of the Alabama River known as Dannelly Reservoir.