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Birding Choctaw County

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

Choctaw County is rich with bird-life. There are three stops along the Black Belt Birding Trail here: Bladon Springs State Park, Choctaw Wildlife Refuge and the Corps of Engineers site Service Park (also known as Coffeeville Lake).

Bladon Springs State Park

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

Centering around four mineral springs, this 357-acre park in Choctaw County in southwest Alabama provides modern campsites, shelters, tables and grills for daytime and nighttime family outings. The Park is located one mile north of Bladon Springs in so …

Bobby’s Fish Camp at Bladon Springs, AL

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Dining | Historical

Bobby’s Fish Camp is located at the old Bladon Springs landing on the Tombigbee River in the southeastern part of Choctaw County. Bobby’s Fish Camp has been in operation for over half a century and is one of the oldest restaurants in southwest Alabama. …

Broadhead Memorial Park

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Outdoor Recreation

This is a small park that is located at the community of Needham, AL in Choctaw County. It is proof that a park need not be large or elaborate to be a real pleasure. The park is built around the old Walter Wilson gristmill which was the center of life …

Choctaw County

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find:

Choctaw County was created by the Alabama legislature on 1847 Dec. 29. It was named for the Choctaw Indians, one of the four Indian groups that occupied what is now the State of Alabama. The county is located in the southwestern part of the state, and …

Choctaw County Courthouse

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical

Choctaw County was established in 1847. The current courthouse in Butler is Choctaw County’s second courthouse – built 1906, occupied in 1907. There were additions to the courthouse in 1956 & 1965. It was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks …

Choctaw County Historical Museum

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical | Museum

The Choctaw County Historical Museum is located beside the Town Park at downtown Gilbertown, AL.  The main building of the museum contains all types of displays that illustrate how life was in earlier times.  Behind the main museum is another building …

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge

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

Water defines this 4,218 – acre refuge, covering roughly one-half of the refuge in creeks, sloughs, lakes, and backwaters of the Tombigbee River, which borders the refuge for 6.5 miles. These waters, and the hardwood bottomlands and open fields around …

Coffeeville Lake (Service Campground Park)

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

Service Park (a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facility) sits on the shores of 97-mile-long Coffeeville Lake, the third largest lake on the Black Warrior- Tombigbee reservoir system and the last reservoir on the Tombigbee River before it reaches the Gulf …

Ezell’s Fish Camp

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Dining | Historical

Established in 1937, Ezell’s Fish Camp is known to attract locals, famous, and the not so famous. Quoted by some as a “cultural institution”, Ezell’s represents a way of life connected to communities and river heritage. Believed to have built by French traders, and used as a trading post, the remains were purchased by Charles Agnew Ezell and now stand as a dog trot cabin, with in and out door dining. Be sure to try the deep fried pickles.

First Oil Well In Alabama at Gilbertown, AL

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical

The State of Alabama granted Hunt Oil Company a permit to drill the A. R. Jackson Well No. 1, near Gilbertown, in January 1944. When the company discovered oil in February, Alabama became an oil producing state. Directions: Turn right on Paragon Rd. fr …

JM Skinner Memorial Park

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Picnic site, pavilion, grills, regulation high school baseball field and little league softball field with restrooms and concessions Memorial Rd., off Hwy. 17, south of Toxey, AL. Or 1 mile from City Hall in Toxey, going south. (251) 843-5222

Lenoir Landing Park – Corps of Engineers

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

Boat Launching, Picnic Area, Primitive Camping, Water and Toilet Facilities, Bank Fishing

Silas Community House & Veterans Park

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical

Community House is located in the old Town District of Silas. It was established in 2001. The house is one of the few remaining early 20th Century residences in the town. The front portion of the Community House, predating 1917, was an ice cream parlor …

The Naheola Bridge

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical

The Naheola Bridge was, until 2000, one of only two bridges in the world where automobile traffic and railroad traffic shared the same running surface. In 2001 a new bridge was constructed for automobile traffic, as the old bridge was one narrow lane i …

Tuscahoma Landing

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Boat ramp, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking 124 North Academy Avenue Butler, Alabama 36904 (205) 459-2542

Zack Rogers Park

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Outdoor Recreation

Complete with ball fields, rest room facilites, walking trails and playground equipment. Pavilions available. Open from 7 am to 10 pm. 1512 W. Pushmataha Street Butler, AL 36904 205-459-3795

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