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Lake Guntersville State Park Featured In Meetings And Conventions Magazine

August 7, 2008
Lake Guntersville Resort State Park is featured in the August 2008 issue of MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS magazine. The issue focuses on the increase of meetings and conventions and a growing number of attendees, yet a cut-back on meeting expenditures. The article, Natural Selection, is an excellent piece on how groups can utilize a number of State Parks across America and find a comfortable setting that meets their criteria of services and high-end technology, as well as affordability. Lake Guntersville State Park is one of 4 state parks featured in the article along with Hickory Knob in South Carolina, Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio, and Amicalola Falls in Georgia.

Lake Guntersville Resort State Park reopened in January 2008 after undergoing a $25 million renovation that included the lodge and convention complex and 112 hotel rooms and suites. The lodge now boasts some 14,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, the Pinecrest Dining Room that serves all three meals every day of the year, the Hickory Bar & Lounge that is open 6 days a week, all new motel rooms with queen and king bed pillow-top mattresses, microwaves, refrigerators, TV and DVD players, coffee pots, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, and a gorgeous view of the 69,000-acre Guntersville Reservoir. The park has already proven to be a huge asset to the Alabama State Park's system since reopening in January and has been very well received as a top destination for meetings and conventions in Alabama.

The MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS article can be found on their website of and clicking on the story link "Natural Selection".

A video showcasing Lake Guntersville Resort State Park' s meetings and conventions space and other amenities can be viewed at www.alapark/LakeGuntersville

Additional information about Alabama State Parks as a meetings and conventions destination can be found on the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources' website at