Water enthusiast have lots of room to play.
Skateboarders can develop their technique.
An angler's paradise.
Goose Pond Colony
Lake Guntersville is one of the top 5 bass fishing lakes in the country.
Two birding sites from the Northeast Alabama Birding Trail can be found in Scottsboro.
Two public camping grounds complete with all hook-ups can be found in Scottsboro.
When you get ready to play, it’s all here in Scottsboro, Alabama. Hunting, fishing, golfing, hiking, boating, skiing, sailing, spelunking, camping, biking, and swimming are just minutes away from your front door. The marinas, boat launches and parks in Scottsboro offer the boater or fisherman plenty of places to launch their boats. Lake Guntersville provides a peaceful setting for a leisure cruise or to set sail. Bass fishing is at its finest on the lake. It is known as one of the top bass fishing lakes in the country.
The Scottsboro City Park and the Jackson County Park offer plenty of places to take the family for a picnic or a day in the sun. There is no charge for entry. Picnic tables are available on a first come first serve basis. Both parks have boat launches, fishing docks and swimming docks. Each park has a walking trail. Jackson County Park also offers camping.
Goose Pond Colony, located on the banks of the Tennessee River, offers golfers two 18-hole golf courses. The complex has chalet and lodge rentals, camping area, boat launch, fine dining, walking trail, an amphitheatre, beach area and a tackle shop.
Jackson County is a spelunker’s dream with more than 1,500 charted caves to explore. If you love the underground world, explore here first.
If you are more into organized athletics, there is plenty of that also. Stop by the Scottsboro Rec*Com or browse this site and just see what they have to offer. There are work out rooms, dance classes, gyms, swimming pool, indoor track, and a host of team sports available for every season of the year and for almost any age.