Dothan boasts the only urban Forever Wild Land Trust Trail in Alabama. Winding 10 miles on the northwest side of town, Beaver Creek Trail is new and full of challenges for trail biking and hiking. This trail is marked and easy to navigate, with two entrances – one on Flowers Chapel Road and the other on Fortner Street. The trail is open to the public for biking and hiking during daylight hours.
Dothan National Golf Club and Hotel features a par 72, 18-hole course designed around the hills of lower Alabama. Lined with pine trees and wildlife, this course is coupled with a hotel that offers stay and play packages. Dothan National also offers membership options.
Eastgate Park is 200 acres of green recreation space. It is anchored by a picnic pavilion, sand volleyball court, and playground. Surrounding Eastgate Park is a 2 mile walking trail with a ¼ mile boardwalk, stocked fish ponds, and an archery range. There is a fenced-in dog park, allowing pet owners to take their pets off-leash to enjoy a green space with exercise equipment. Adjoining Eastgate Park is the Lowell Roundtree Baseball Park with 4 fields. Dothan's only disc golf park is located at Eastgate Park, with 18-holes for public play.
G. Marvin Lewis Baseball Complex is a 4 field complex anchored by a concession stand and press box. The complex is home to Dixie Boys and Youth baseball in Dothan.
Headland Country Club is a semi-private golf course located in Headland, with a challenging and well maintained golf course, pool and club house. The golf course is open to the public but they do offer memberships for occasional players.
James Oates Park is a 87 acre park that features two complexes – a six-field baseball complex and a six-field softball complex. All fields are AstroTurf, installed in 2022. Each complex features parking, a concessions building, and press box. Also on the grounds of James Oates is a playground and walking trails. For more information about booking future events at James Oates Park, please contact Visit Dothan.
This player friendly, fun course is an alternative to larger courses. This 18-hole, Par 72 course is surrounded by a picturesque setting with lakes and tree lines. This championship course features tiff eagle greens and a separate putting green and driving range.
Rip Hewes Athletic Complex is home to Dothan’s largest football stadium, which features 10,000 seats and a recently renovated press box. In 2022 it was renovated with a new AstroTurf playing surface. The stadium is used for Dothan’s high school football games and community events. Also in the complex are two softball fields, one baseball field, six tennis courts, and a concession stand.
Located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Highland Oaks offers 36 holes of championship golf, including a 9-hole Par 3 course. The Highlands/Magnolia combination was named by Golf Digest's "Places to Play" as one of the nation's Great Value courses. Highland Oaks offers a pro shop, clubhouse, grill, and membership options. Highland Oaks is home to the annual Korn Ferry Tour Q School, a precursor to the PGA Tour.
Silver Wings Golf Club is a 27-Hole Championship facility. The course has Champion Bermuda Greens and one of the most challenging layouts in the region. The fairways are tree lined with hardwoods and pines that roll through elevation changes.
Located within Westgate Park, Water World is Dothan’s Most Exciting Beach! This water park features a giant wave pool, Great White water slide and kiddie pool, with pool decks for sunning and enjoying the summer days. In addition to the water park, you’ll find a gift shop, arcade, and concession stand, as well as a picnic pavilion for you to host a birthday party or cool off with ice cream. Admission is charged for entry.
Westgate Park is the largest city park in Dothan comprised of a community recreation center, 5-field softball complex, 4-field baseball complex, 3-field soccer complex, football stadium, Miracle League sports fields, tennis complex, BMX track, outdoor fitness court, biking trail and walking trails. Also located within Westgate Park is Water World, Dothan’s water theme park and a Houston County Library Extension. Two playgrounds are located at Westgate Park - Kiwanis Park, with playsets for both big and little kids, and Miracle Playground, an inclusive, all-abilities playground.
Wiregrass Recreation Center is the former home of Dothan’s minor league baseball team. In the community center, it includes a gymnasium, full kitchen, meeting rooms, weight room, an outdoor pool, and a playground. The sports park includes 9 tennis courts, 3 softball fields, and a batting cage.