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|Point Mallard Park|
|Nearest city||Decatur, Alabama|
|Area||500 acres (200 ha)|
|Status||Open all year (most open all year, aquatic center is open in summer)|
Point Mallard Park is a park in Decatur, Alabama, United States that sits on 500 acres (2.0 km2) of the Flint Creek shoreline. The park, which is open all year, borders the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and is operated by the City of Decatur Parks and Recreation Board.
Point Mallard Park's J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center was developed in the late 1940s after Mayor Gilmer Blackburn saw enclosed "wave-making" swimming pools in Germany and thought one could be a tourist attraction in the United States. J. Austin Smith, an Ohio wave pool manufacturer, worked with the city of Decatur to design and install a wave pool in 1956. They, along with Big Surf in Tempe, Arizona, claim to have built the nation's first wave pool.