1102 Columbus Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Phone: (334) 745-6331
Fax: (334) 749-3933
Opened in 1969, the Coliseum is home to The Auburn University Tigers. Seating up to 10,500 visitors, it is a multi-purpose arena, seeing a mix of basketball and volleyball games and gymnastics. The ground, which was named after basketball coach, Joel H. Eaves and Jeff Beard (athletic director) is one of the three facilities of the Auburn University.
The Chewacla State Park in Auburn, Alabama, may be rather small in size, but it makes up for it with its extensive trails and natural wilderness. Camping opportunities abound at this park with modern cabins for the comfort seekers, and tent camping for the ones looking for a more rustic experience. The Lake Chewacla presents adventurous ones with swimming, fishing and boating opportunities, while one looking for some relaxation can just lounge about by the lake shore. Various kinds of trails for hiking, biking and tree identification are available.
You will be surprised by the size of the smallest national forest of the United States, Tuskegee National Forest. A perfect getaway for all you adrenaline junkies as it offers various camping locations. Other activities may include fishing, hunting and hiking. One of the popular locations in the southeast Alabama. Do visit the US park website for recent updates.
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama, celebrates the extraordinary achievements done by the Afro-American pilots during the second World War. It is the former site where these airmen where trained. A visitor center and a museum commemorating the works of these pilots is present on the site. Admission is free of charge. Visit website for opening hours and more.
Double Churches Park is a multipurpose recreational facility in Columbus. The park has a wide range of facilities including playground, pool, basketball and tennis courts, and walking trail.
Historic Linwood Cemetery is a place of beautiful carvings and fond farewells. The historic site has been preserved for decades and care is taken to restore the garden even today.
Situated in the heart of the region, Coca-Cola Space Science Center is owned and operated by the Columbus State University. This center encourages learning about astronomy with their interactive displays. It features a Omnisphere Theater, Mead Observatory and Challenger Learning Center for the enthusiasts. Coca-Cola Space Science Center is also used as researching and teaching property for the astronomy students. You can even plan hosting a birthday party here as this space center provides facilities for the same. Visit their website for more information.
Springer Opera House is an ideal place for hosting great performances. They have a unique "No Shame" Theater which is the highlight of the entire space. This area is utilized both by the audience and artists without any restriction to their acts. Check website for more details.
The First African Baptist Church Parsonage is a historic landmark in Columbus. Originally, it was constructed in the year 1915. The religious building is constructed with the utilization of bricks and asphalt. The architectural design followed is the Late Victorian style. Of immense historic value, this church and parsonage was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Britt David Park is the city park catering to both young adults. The park has recreational amenities like baseball complex, asphalt trail, playground and football field. The park also features a Cultural Arts Studio offering painting, pottery and photography classes.