The Robert Gardner Farm Campsite is located in Lowndes County, Alabama along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail. This campsite is named after Robert Gardner, a local farmer and civil rights activist who provided shelter and support to the marchers during the 1965 voting rights march. The campsite offers visitors an opportunity to experience the same kind of hospitality that the marchers received during their journey.
The campsite is situated on the Gardner farm and offers primitive camping facilities, including a large field for tents, a restroom, and a water spigot. Visitors can also visit the nearby Lowndes Interpretive Center to learn more about the history of the area and the voting rights movement. The campsite is open year-round, but visitors are advised to check with the National Park Service for any closures or restrictions due to weather or other issues.
Staying at the Robert Gardner Farm Campsite is a unique opportunity to connect with the history of the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail and to experience the same kind of hospitality and support that the marchers received during their journey.
Intersection of US Highway 80 East
& Frederick Douglass Road
Lowndesboro, AL 36752