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.
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 Lock 8 Park.
A printed copy of this pass is also required for your vehicle. 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.
Visitors may trade a paper Annual Pass for the plastic hang tag to be used in a private vehicle. 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