Elkmont, Alabama: Saturn 1B Rocket

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Ardmore Welcome Center

Address:
26865 Interstate 65, Elkmont, AL
Directions:
Ardmore Welcome Center, southbound I-65, on the state line just south of the Tennessee border.
Phone:
256-423-3891
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Saturn 1B Rocket
224-foot-tall forerunner of the Saturn 5 moon rocket. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Saturn 1B Rocket.

Saturn 1B Rocket

It's great to see attractions without going out of the way.

[Lara Werning, 07/01/2019]

NASA Apollo Program artifact with highway rest stop convenience.

Saturn 1B Rocket

The base is under construction, but still a great stop. Good pavilion and bathrooms too.

[Eric Young, 03/30/2017]

Rocket.

Saturn 1B Rocket

There is also a Korean War memorial and Vietnam War memorial. You can only access the rest stop and rocket display from southbound side of the highway.

[Lynn Hahn, 07/15/2015]

Thruster nozzles on the Saturn 1b.

Saturn 1B Rocket

You can no longer walk under the Saturn 1B Rocket. That area is fenced off with a circular chain link fence.

[Eric Schneck, 10/24/2007]

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