Selma to Montgomery National Park, Alabama

Mailing Address: 7002 U.S. Highway 80 West
P.O. Box 595
Hayneville, AL 36040

Contact: (334) 877-1983


Alabama may not be a popular place for outdoor recreation, but they make up for their national parks. Selma to Montgomery is a historical park. In 1965, about 600 activists marched along Route 80 from Selma to Montgomery. Fast forward today, this national park has a lot to offer.

What to Do: Here are the places you can visit while in this park:

  • Cahawba
  • Old Depot Museum
  • Old Live Oak Cemetery
  • Vaughan-Smitherman Museum
  • Sturdivant Hall

Outdoor Facilities:

  • Selma Interpretive Center
  • Lowndes Interpretive Center
  • Montgomery Interpretive Center
  • TheLowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • TheLowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers film, “Never Lose Sight of Freedom” contains open captioning.

Toilet/Shower Access:

  • Accessible bathrooms are located at theLowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers.
  • Restrooms in the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are labeled with tactile images and Braille.

Operating Hours:

  • The Lowndes Interpretive Centeris open Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.
  • The Selma Interpretive Centeris open Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.


  • Pets are welcome but must be maintained on a leash
  • Pets are allowed on the Historic trail and on the LIC grounds but not allowed in the Visitor Center/museums (seeing eye dogs/service animals excepted).
  • Remember to bring the “pooper scooper.”
  • Do not allow your pet to chase or annoy any of the natural wildlife.


There are no entrance fees for the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, including the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers.

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