Discover Boaz

A City Steeped in History and Natural Beauty

Meet the City

Boaz is located in Northeastern Alabama and was incorporated in 1878. It was known as an agricultural community with rich soil, wild game life, and a favorable climate, which made it an ideal place to live. Today, Boaz is home to several industries. The people in Boaz are known for being the friendliest people in Marshall County.

Services and Industry

Besides Southern Parallel Forest Products which is a few miles away, Boaz has a broad range of different industries: poultry plants, auto manufacturing plants, Caterpillar – heavy equipment, recycling and building railroad cars, hazmat and fire protection suits, and many more….

Boaz is the home of Snead State Community College offering numerous workforce development training programs. Boaz has several churches representing various denominations. Tourism is one of the main industries, with two international airports within an hour’s drive, making traveling to Boaz easy.

Things to Do and Places to See

Lake Guntersville: Fishing, Boat Races and water sports attract large number of visitors yearly.

City Harbor: A waterfront board walk with Restaurants and Night life activities.

Golf: Check out Big Spring Lake Golf and Willow Brook Golf Course.

Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater: This 130-acre park has a waterpark, walking trails and more.

Spring Valley Beach Waterpark: Spring Valley Beach in nearby Blountsville is a family-owned waterpark offering thrilling chutes, slides and wave pools for everyone to enjoy.

Pre-Civil War Cemetery and Museum: Rows of white marble, and granite headstones. Words carved in old stones tell fascinating stories not found in schoolbooks and libraries.

Albertville Museum: Located on West Main Street, Albertville Museum occupies a spot where the city’s first school and church were built in the 1850s.Tours are available for visitors, offering a glimpse into the region’s heritage, with fascinating displays of artifacts and memorabilia.

Wine Taste at Local Wineries: GNH Farm or Jules J. Berta Vineyards and Winery!

Cathedral Caverns State Park: The mysterious cave features beautiful stalagmites, some of which measure up to 45 feet tall. There’s a “frozen” waterfall, a stalagmite forest and myriad stone formations to delight and intrigue all visitors.


Alabama and Auburn: Come see our favorite teams play football as well as many other sports. Alabama is the heart of the SEC Conference and just a short drive to any major city, Nashville, Chattanooga, Biloxi, Memphis, Atlanta and the Gulf Coast of Alabama.


Short Creek Falls: With incredible views, cascading waterfalls and hiking trails, there’s much to please nature lovers. The creek is great for kayaking, with foaming rapids which tumble into Lake Guntersville, offering daring runs for thrill seekers.

High Falls Park: Whether you wish to wander nature trails or stop by the creek for a picnic there’s plenty to see and do. Perhaps the main highlight is the impressive waterfall, cascading 35 feet and spanning 300 feet across, it’s a photographer’s dream.

Things to Do in Boaz

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