Reservation Policy & Rates

Rental Rates 

Indoor Facilities (Lodges)                                                 $35.00 per hour                         (Amilea Porter Center, Dalton Moss Lodge & D.S. Loyd Building)

Outdoor Facilities                                                                $50.00 per day                       (Pavilion, Gazebo, Rock Amphitheater, etc.)


Park facilities may be reserved up to 18 months in advance on a first come basis. Only individuals twenty-one (21) years of age may rent park facilities. In order for a reservation to be guaranteed, Palisades Park must receive all rental fees and a signed rental agreement within seven (7) days from date the reservation is requested. Failure to make a prompt payment and provide a signed rental agreement will result in a cancellation and the facility will be released for rental to the public without further notice. Carefully CHECK your confirmation for accuracy and notify the park attendant immediately if any corrections are necessary, otherwise it will be assumed correct. Your confirmation serves as proof of payment and proof of reservation. Please keep the email and/or hard copy for your records. If you did not receive a confirmation, contact the park office at (205) 274-0017.

Hours of Operation

Park facilities may only be rented during park hours. The park is open from 9am until 5pm, January 1 through March 31, 9am-9pm April 1 through December 31 and closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Reservations are accepted up to 9pm on Saturdays and Sundays during the months of January through March. Reservations outside of normal park hours must have prior approval by the Palisades Park Board.


Fees must be paid in full at the time reservation is requested. Partial payments will NOT be accepted. Acceptable payments include cash, check or money order payable to Palisades Park. There is a $35 charge for any check returned for insufficient funds. Visa, MasterCard or Discover cards accepted for a nominal 2.5% processing fee. Payments can be made in person at the park office, by phone (205) 274-0017 or by postal mail to Palisades Park, 1225 Palisades Parkway, Oneonta, AL 35121.


Cancellations must be received in writing more than thirty (30) days prior to reservation date for a full refund. Otherwise, all rental fees will be forfeited.


Refund requests are to be made at the park office and if eligible, it will be submitted to the Blount County Commission office for processing. If payment was made by check, money order, or cash, a refund check will be mailed to the address provided on your reservation. If payment was made by credit/debit card, a refund will be credited to the same card on which your purchase was made. No refunds are given at the park office.

 Refunds will be issued if:

  1. Written request to cancel is more than thirty (30) days prior to reservation date
  2. The park was unable to provide the facility for which payments were paid in advance
  3. The park or facility has to be closed due to natural hazards

Refunds or rate adjustments will NOT be issued for:

  1. Inclement weather
  2. No shows (If the Renter does not show up for their respective reservation)
  3. Reserved hours unused
  4. Cancellation requests received less than (30) days of reservation date
  5. Unavailable amenities or malfunctioning equipment


A $35.00 non-refundable processing fee will be charged for rescheduling made less than fourteen (14) days of the reservation date. Requests to reschedule after the reservation date has passed will NOT be honored and considered a No Show.