Lock 8 Park is situated on the banks of the Black Warrior River near the small town of Akron, AL. The park offers a boat ramp, picnic shelter, flush toilet and paved parking. Please review the park conditions prior to your trip to ensure there are no closures.
All visitors at Lock 8 Park are required to pay a fee in order to use the boat ramp. Please be prepared to show your hard copy pass or digital pass on your mobile device.
Single Day Use Pass:
Print out or download the pass on your mobile device in advance of your visit. Connectivity may be limited, and the pass must always be available to show when visiting Belmont Park.
Fold the printed pass on the dotted line and display it on the dashboard, with the QR code visible, at all times during your visit.
Operators of motorcycles and open-top vehicles must carry this pass on their person. Passes should not be left on an unattended motorcycle.
Annual Day Use Pass:
Valid for entry to all day-use facilities at U.S. Army Coprs of Engineers operated parks for one year after purchase date.
Visitors MUST redeem the receipt of an online Annual Pass for the permanent plastic hang tag to be used in a private vehicle within 14 days after the purchase date. Please visit the gatehouse/resource office/ or talk to a park ranger during your visit for details.
Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced