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Emmet Woods Lake & Healing Springs

The Washington County State Public Lake (or Emmet Wood Lake) is a 84 acre lake located 2 miles west of Millry, Alabama. Clean public restrooms and concessions are available, including a wide variety of fishing tackle, live and artificial baits, and other fishing supplies, as well as drinks and refreshments. An accessible fishing pier makes […]

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Native American Trail

Baldwin One of the most brutal massacres in American history took place at Fort Mims during the Creek Indian War. The Creeks, led by Red Eagle, took the fort killing all but about 36 of some 550 in the fort. The Creeks had been armed by the British at Pensacola in this phase of the […]

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The Federal Road

This trail starts in Milledgeville, Ga, with an off-shoot to Mobile through Conecuh, Clarke and Washington Counties in Alabama and ends in New Orleans. The Old Federal Road was traveled by all settlers coming out of the original 13 states around 1814 (after the Indian wars). These settlers wanted to attain land grants in the […]

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Birding Old St. Stephens

Old St. Stephens Historical Park in northeastern Washington County, Alabama is one of our favorite locales to bird.  No matter what the season, the park always produces at least one avian surprise. Marsh at the west end of the old limestone quarry, the main lake is in the background Directions: From US Highway 43 at […]

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Long’s Horse Park

Located in Millry, Alabama is a horse track designed for many facets for horse lovers. Thee park is located 4 miles west of Millry on County Road 34 and hosts Walking & Racking Horse Shows on the fourth Saturday of the month.  Quarter Horse Shows are held on the first Saturday of every month.  All […]

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