Outdoor Recreation Programs
Building 5139 Sportsman Dr
Community Recreation (CR) Programs, Services and Facilities
Your weekend recreational getaway starts here
Outdoor Recreation provides diverse opportunities through the year for our customers. These activities include opportunities to participate in and enjoy the great outdoors. With the warm Alabama weather, individuals can indulge in personalized skeet lessons, camping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, and enjoying other outdoor adventures!!
Next to us in building #5139 is our general store specifically built to better serve you! We carry a limited supply of fishing poles, lures, red worms and wigglers, crickets and ice. We will be adding additional items such as edible crickets, Army-logoed items, smoking and grilling supplies, RV supplies and much more.
MWR Trap and Skeet
Our Trap and Skeet Range is located right next to us on Sportsman Drive and it's available for the entire Redstone Community daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. We've got the lowest price in North Alabama: $5/round (25 birds). ALL FIREARMS MUST BE REGISTERED IN ADVANCE FOR RECREATIONAL USE ON GARRISON PROPERTY. (See Hunting page for more information.) For information, call (256) 876-4868 or (256) 876-6854.
The following locations are managed by our administrative office, Building 5139, Sportsman Drive
MWR Truck Rental
U-Pack, U-Drive, U-Save. Truck rentals are available by calling Outdoor Recreation.
Offering you a one-stop rental facility for all your recreational and rental needs. We have the perfect items for your unit organizational day, backyard party, or weekend recreational getaway.
Hunting and Fishing
Fishing the Tennessee River! We even offer Hunting safety classes on post.
MWR Outdoor Recreation Campgrounds
Located along the Tennessee River on Shields Road. Each site is equipped with water and electricity. A sewage dump station is on the northwest corner of Buxton and Shields Road. You must register for these at Outdoor Recreation Building 5129 Sportsman Drive.
MWR Outdoor Recreation RV Park
Are you looking for a military campground with all the amenities? Would you like to walk your dog as you cruise the Internet? If so, we’ve got the RV Park created with you in mind. The park just completed upgrading the dog and event pavilion. The RV Park is just off of Goss Road and has been a popular place for short-term travelers to settle in with a total of 42 pads, laundry facility, bath house, dog walk/play park, pavilion and cable TV available for use. The laundry facility is a Wi-Fi hotspot. We are a popular destination for guests.
Outdoor Recreation Mini Storage
Let us help you store your items in the safest place in North Alabama. We provide indoor storage on Redstone Arsenal for any Active Duty personnel. Units come in a variety of sizes, including 10’ x 10’ units, 10’ x 20’ units and 5’x 10’ units. These storage units are individual locking units with rolling overhead doors, complete with full perimeter fencing, and feature the latest digital pass code entry for peace of mind.
We can also provide secure outdoor storage for your boat, camper, RV, trailer, or whatever type of recreational vehicle you might have. There is a special section provided especially for Active Duty service members who reside on Redstone Arsenal. If your boat is 21’ in length or less, we have indoor storage facilities that can accommodate several boats.
Outdoor Recreation Saddle Activity
Off Rideout Road on Overlook Road you will find 210 acres of riding and pasture land. Your privately owned mount can be boarded in the stables on post for a small fee. Redstone Arsenal has some of the most beautiful, scenic land in north Alabama — the perfect home for horses. Tack rooms are attached, and areas are available for shoeing and veterinary services.
Outdoor Recreation Picnic Areas
We have three recreation areas to choose from – one of which would be great to have outdoor events or special programs throughout the year. Park reservations must be made in person at Outdoor Recreation. Reservations are free and can be made up to 90 days in advance.
- Carroll D. Hudson Recreation Area
Facilities offered include: boat launch, fishing, picnic grounds, playground, reservable pavilions, softball facilities, sand volleyball court, basketball court, Path to Nature Trail and building, the Cliffs at Redstone.
- Easter Posey Recreation Area
Facilities offered include: camp grounds, picnic area, boat launch, playground, basketball court, softball field, fishing, reservable pavilion.
- Vincent Park
Facilities offered include: swimming pool, sand volleyball court, softball field, basketball court, playground, disc golf, horseshoe pits, reservable pavilion.
Other Outdoor Recreation Services / Activities
- Chainsaw Sharpening Services
- Disc Golf Course
- Equipment Issue (rental)
- Hunting and Fishing
- Jogging trails map
- MWR Mini Storage
- Picnic areas
- RV Park
- Storage for Campers, RV's, Boats and trailers
Outdoor Recreation Area Maps
We hope to see you soon !!