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Most Recent Fairview Camping Reviews
Peaceful and Pristine

We were blown away by how peaceful Burchfield was. Lot 17 felt like we were all alone. There was adequate place between us and the neighbors, a peaceful creek separating us. The bath house was super clean. The camp host were active and extremely friendly.

Tight sites

We loved the history and beauty of THSP. Everyone was so friendly, but we felt like we were on top of the people beside us.

Amazing, Enjoyable Experience

Lake Lowndes is simply a place that every camper (primitive or RV) has to visit.  The staff from the ranger to the park host to the manager and everyone else is friendly and ready to help in any way.  The sites are paved, large and very easy to back into.  We have stayed at #43, #41, #1, #31 and #35 and we love them all.  31, 41, and 43 are the best.  There used to be an ant problem but the staff has fixed that tremendously - good job.  The park has a beautiful small lake for Boating, fishing, and other water sports as well.  Other things to do include an amazing frisbee golf course, tennis courts, softball fields, children’s playground, hiking, biking, and a huge admin building with many indoor games like pool and ping pong. The scenery is magnificent and we fell in love with the ducks, geese, and deer families that run around every night.  Picnic tables, grills, and fire pits at every site.  Do yourself a favor and visit this camp ground.

Very nice sites on the Black Warrior River

Very nice campground with super hosts!!!!!  The sites are spacious!!!  Very clean and well maintained.

Tombigbee Barges Up Close

Site 129 is directly on the water with a front row seat for watching the boats and barges. Another pleasant COE campground with friendly and helpful staff. Our stay from 3/14-17/21 is overcast with the threat of tornadoes the evening after we depart. The weather discourages us from paddling, but we enjoy walking through this 176 site campground. Bathhouses and grounds are clean.

Planes, Barges, Motor Boats and Paddlers

Our stay at site 82 from 3/12/21-3/14/21 is filled with the sounds of people working and playing. Sites are nicely spaced. During the week, we enjoy watching pilots from the Columbus Air Force Base honing their skills. The barges, more frequent during the day, have the occasional after dark run. They are fascinating to watch and quite pretty at night.

We paddle in the area by the campground. Almost all motor boaters are very thoughtful in reducing their wake. Many people are fishing, some are catching and some families are out in pleasure boats cruising on the waterway.

If you enjoy hiking make sure to grab a map and walk around Kennedy Lake (more like a pond) and the primitive sites.

Amazing

We come here every so often and I absolutely adore this place.

AWESOME

This is a GREAT campground. We camped in a tent on site 88. Right on the tombigbee.

Barges and Planes

We enjoyed campsite 89 from 3/9/21-3/12/21. We launch and paddle from our site. The walking path is about 3 miles round trip from the the day-use boat ramp and playground to the campground end. Camp hosts are friendly and campsites are well maintained.

Boating, Fishing, and Walking

Our visit (3/6/21-3/9/21) falls during a busy school vacation week. We are on the water at Site 74. The site is small, without trees, and very close to site 73, offering no privacy. Some larger sites have trees, and offer water access. The water along this stretch of the Tombigbee Waterway is very shallow and even kayaks can run aground in the mud.

The walk from the campground to the picnic area offers a quiet (~ 2 mi round trip) and views of the lock and dam.