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family having a picnic

What could be better than spending a sunny Sunday afternoon having a good old fashioned picnic? We’ve compiled a list of some of the greatest parks in the Southeast to have a picnic. From the banks of the Mississippi River to the white sandy beaches of Miami, there are tons of neat spots to throw down your blanket and take in the sights.

Have you picnicked at any of these? Let us know in the comments below!

  1. Vulcan Park – Birmingham, AL
  2. Gulf State Park – Gulf Shores, AL
  3. Murray Park – Little Rock, AR
  4. Oleta River State Park – Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL
  5. Hollis Garden – Lakeland, FL
  6. Fort De Soto Park – Tierra Verde, FL
  7. Stone Mountain Park – Stone Mountain, GA
  8. Piedmont Park – Atlanta, GA
  9. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park – Kennesaw, GA
  10. Grand Isle State Park – Grand Isle, LA
  11. Lake D’Arbonne State – Farmerville, LA
  12. Natchez State Park – Natchez, MS
  13. Paul B. Johnson State Park – Hattiesburg, MS
  14. Hanging Rock State Park – Danbury, NC
  15. Cape Lookout National Seashore – Harkers Island, NC
  16. Hunting Island State Park – Beaufort, SC
  17. Aiken State Park – Windsor, SC
  18. Centennial Park – Nashville, TN
  19. Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, TN
  20. Mississippi River Greenbelt Park – Memphis, TN
  21. Pace Bend Park – Spicewood, TX
  22. Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater – Austin, TX
  23. Mustang Island State Park – Port Aransas, TX
  24. Hungry Mother State Park – Marion, VA
  25. Mount Trashmore Park – Virginia Beach, VA