Prairie Creek

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Prairie Creek is a well known outdoor recreation destination in Lowndes County. Prairie Creek is located in the White Hall area of Lowndesboro AL. Prairie Creek Campground is lies beneath moss-draped oaks on the banks of Woodruff Lake. The lake is part of the scenic Alabama River in the region’s Black Prairie Belt. For sportsmen, the campground offers a wonderful opportunity to relax. Prairie Creek is home to many outdoor activities such as  boating, fishing, water skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, swimming, basket ball, biking and canoeing.

Prairie Creek Campground lies along the southern bank of the Alabama River in northern Lowndes County. It is situated between Holy Ground Battlefield Recreation Area and the nearby Henry Dam, making it a convenient midway point on a birding loop through Lowndes County.

Consider spending a short half day (2 to 3 hours) at the park to survey the birdlife comprehensively.

Begin by checking the grassy fields on both sides of the paved entrance road. Expect to see meadowlarks and bluebirds here in all seasons, with various sparrows in the cooler months. Check the shade trees lining the entrance road for Eastern Kingbirds in the warmer months, and raptors throughout the year. Look for a few shorebirds in spring and fall following periods of heavy rain.

582 Prairie Creek Rd, Lowndesboro, AL 36752
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