SFGN’s Gay Camping 2019: CampOut Alabama | Lifestyle

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Matt and Jason own CampOut Alabama, opening the new gay campground set near the Alabama and Florida State line after relocating from Chicago.

Jason has a background in teaching and farming with an appreciation for the slower pace that rural living has to offer. In his previous life, Matt was a Property Manager. Together they enjoy house flipping as a side line. They arrive in gay camping uniquely suited to manage a rural campground. Pre CampOut Alabama Jason and Matt enjoyed traveling with their camper and unwinding by the campfire with a drink and friends.

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In July 2017, they found, actually stumbled upon, a former gay campground that was abandoned and for sale. Matt, Jason and Bear the dog drove to take a look and fell in love. Recovering from an attacking swarm of bees, they made an offer which was accepted. CampOut Alabama is an older gay campground that was overgrown though the new owners are working hard bringing it back into shape. The road in is challenging.

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iving up careers, security and friends to pursue a vision is a dream many have yet few execute. Matt and Jason did. The owners are friendly and always willing to help campers with whatever they need to make their visit memorable.

The campground is a large spread out property, set in the woods, offering large wooded sites for a real camping feel. A fully stocked pond is great for fishing and flowing out of rolling woods is a creek where campers are welcome to swim. Take a walk down trails through quiet picturesque woods. Like many older properties some sites are less than perfect so be prepared to level your rig.

The shower house is new, and a laundromat is available. A clubhouse includes a comfortable lounge, dance club, pool and hot tub. After a dip in the pool or soak in the hot tub get some sun on the sundeck. The pool and hot tub are always open and facilities are clean and inviting. 

Accommodations range from rustic camp sites to luxurious camper rentals. New cabins include the Deluxe Cabin with a queen bed, King Deluxe Cabin with a king bed, and both have a bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning and heat, and a charcoal grill. The Sleeper Cabin has a queen bed, refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning and heat, and a charcoal grill though no bathroom. A bunkhouse room is available. 

Bring all your supplies. You need bedding, towels, soap, shampoo, food, water, plates, cups, flatware and anything else you may want while enjoying your stay.

Camp sites include five primitive tent sites, five rustic tent sites and five tent sites with water and electricity. There are also forty full hookup RV and trailer sites.

Day passes, night passes, and an annual day pass are available. The park is open for day and night passes from morning until midnight. Day passers must leave the park by seven and night pass holders must leave the park by midnight.

A variety of different events and themed weekends keep socializing fun. Campers stay true to southern hospitality and are friendly, warm and fun. 

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isitors must be 18 years of age or older to enter, except for friends and family weekends. An annual $15 membership is required. CampOut Alabama is not a clothing optional property except for clothing optional weekends and while swimming in the pool or soaking in the hot tub.

Matt and Jason have rescued and are recycling a failed gay campground. Their efforts are bringing it back and local and traveling campers are noticing and embracing their success.

CampOut Alabama

163 Campground Road

Geneva, AL 36340

334-684-0188

CampOutAlabama.Weebly.com

4.8 Stars from 21 Google reviews

  

 

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