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McDill Point Backcountry Campground

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State Park

Start hiking at Cheaha Trailhead, located at the far end of a parking area just before you get to Cheaha State Park on Highway 281. Follow the Cave Creek Trail until you reach the Pinhoti connector, and hang a right to take the Pinhoti Trail northbound. Look for a sign that points to McDill…

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
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For Campers

  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Pets
  • Fires


4 Reviews of McDill Point Backcountry Campground

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Nancy C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2022

A room with a view!

When searching the top backpacking sites in AL, I came upon this location. I wanted an amazing place to take my 12-year-old grandson for his first backpacking trip. I hoped he would fall in love with it. This site delivered. The trail to McDill Point was rocky, but clear, well marked, offering…

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Isaac K.
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2020

Beautiful spot

Visited this site on a one-nighter trip. We parked at the Cheaha trailhead; the trail splits a couple of hundred feet from the parking lot. Going right will take you to the Pinhoti Trail, which is the most direct route to the camp site. Once you reach the turn off, there are multiple places to camp…

Ethan K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2017

Amazing site and great views!

This is the nicest of all the campsites at Cheaha by far! While it definitely is a bit of a trek to get to, I promise you it is worth it! The views from this campsite are truly incredible, especially if you are lucky enough to have a clear sky for sunrise/sunset. The site is pretty primitive and…

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McDill Point Backcountry Campground is located in Alabama


33.454614728182406 N
85.8215011901461 W

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