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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

Opened as a private spa in 1838, visitors to Bladon Springs traveled from all over the country to benefit from the “curing” properties of the park’s 4 mineral wells. In 1846, a large Greek Revival hotel was built to accommodate the influx of visitors. …

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 …

Champion Sparkleberry Tree

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

The largest Sparkleberry Tree in the state

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

Built in 1906-1907 this courthouse houses public records and research material for the probate office. The original building was erected in 1848, but two fires caused the citizens of Choctaw County to rebuild. The latest wing was completed in 1965. A M …

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

The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwest Alabama along the Tombigbee River approximately 80 miles north of Mobile. The Refuge was established in 1964 on lands acquired by the Corp of Engineers in conjunction with the Coffeeville Loc …

Coastal Alabama Community College

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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 …

Haguewood Park

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

Haguewood Park features a baseball field, tennis court, kids playground, and a paved walking trail.

Hendrix-Green House

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

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

Log Cabin

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

The Choctaw County Log Cabin was built in 1850. The Cabin was the home and schoolhouse on a site in the Bogueloosa area. In 1998, the building was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks.

Meridian and Bigbee River Railroad Bridge

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

Military Memorial Walkway

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

The memorial is located at The Choctaw County Courthouse. It was constructed in 1997, and consists of a sidewalk from the street to the courthouse entrance on the eastern side of the square.

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