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Bashi Creek Public Use Area

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

Bashi Creek Public Use Area, also known as “Campbell Landing,” provides the birder with access to the floodplain forests along Bashi Creek. Birders can immerse themselves in excellent riparian habitat by canoeing/kayaking east up Bashi Creek in the spr …

Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat

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

Your Alabama Deer Hunting Experience resides at The Beatrice Hunter’s Retreat.  Located in beautiful Beatrice, Alabama, the retreat provides the secluded hunting getaway you have always wanted.  With a vast expanse of land featuring deer, hog, turkey, …

Bells Landing Park

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

Bells Landing Park’s 320 acres contain a variety of habitats, ranging from pine forest atop the uplands at the entrance to river bottom hardwoods along Tallatchee Creek. Continue west 0.4 miles to the parking area at the boat ramp and park.The road to …

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).

Birding Marengo County

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

Home to beautiful cities like Demopolis and fascinating locations like the Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston, Marengo County is also home to the rich soil that the area is named for. Consequently, it is rich with diverse animal and plant life, making it a wonderful place to search for birds at places like Chickasaw State Park, the Dempolis River Walk, Foscue Creek Park, and Spillway Falls Park.

Birding Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, Dallas County, Alabama

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

Off The Porch with Judy and Don Self Northern Parula, photo by Joe Watts Old Cahawba Archaeological Park near Orville was chosen as the site for the Black Belt Birding Trail Advisory Group’s May meeting and, as a bonus, we conducted a 2-hour bird walk …

Birding Old St. Stephens

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

Bird watchers will want to make sure they bring their binoculars and cameras! The Old St. Stephens Historical Park is also home to one of the most important historical and archaeological sites in Alabama. Old St. Stephens Historical Park in northeaster …

Birding the Wetlands Around Jackson

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

Exploring among the cypress in Parker Lake Off the Porch with Judy and Don Self Alabama birders have long enjoyed birding the Jackson Water Treatment Ponds (see page 65 of A Birder’s Guide to Alabama, Porter editor, 2001). But we only recently stumbled …

Birding Wilcox County

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

Wilcox County, Alabama, is likely best known for its numerous outdoor opportunities. The rural landscape boasts an impressive selection birds. The county has more miles of riverfront than any other county in south Alabama. It includes four sites along the Black Belt Birding Trail: Chilatchee Creek Park, Gees Bend and the Gees Bend Ferry, Roland Cooper State Park, and Shell Creek Park, also known as Millers Ferry Park.

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 …

Bloch Park

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

The park offers a wooded picnic area, walking trail, and plentiful nature. You may spot spring and fall migrants, as well as Mississippi Kites around the park. The bridge is a perfect spot to see Eastern Phoebes year-round. You will find Louisiana Wate …

Boggs & Boulders Off Road Park & Campground

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

Boggs & Boulders offers over 1,000 acres and 160 miles of trails for camping, hiking, and other activities! Off of the main trail, you’ll find smaller trails, mud holes, and hills to climb. Visitors can also use the Cool Pool, fed by natural spring …

Booker’s Mill

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

Booker’s Mill is known for both its historical value and scenic beauty.  The mill, built in the 1800s by prison workers, provided electricity to the neighborhood.  It has long been closed as an electricity generating plant.  The land and the building n …

Brairpatch Hunting Preserve

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

A hunting preserve located about 10 miles south of Marion, in Browns, Alabama. Guided quail hunts at the preserve are given from October 1-March 31. Check out their website or email quail33@bellsouth.net for more information.

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 …

Brooklyn Access and Southern Terminus of the Sepulga River Canoe Trail

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

The Brooklyn access is the southernmost take-out for the Sepulga River Canoe Trail. In the undergrowth at the boat ramp, look for Brown Thrashers, Gray Catbirds, and White-eyed Vireos. Northern Parulas are common in spring and early summer. Also watch …

Bull Slough Bridge Canoe Put-in

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

Bull Slough Bridge lies across the beautiful Sepulga River in the southeast corner of Conecuh County.  This bridge, built in 1924, is 252-feet long and has a pony truss design.  This site is on the Sepulga River Canoe Trail. At one end of the bridge is …

Canterbury Hunting Lodge

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

The staff at Canterbury Hunting Lodge wants you to have the hunt of a lifetime. There is no better place to share quality time with your family or friends than in the woods on a cool, crisp fall or winter morning or in the spring when the turkeys are g …

Casey’s Hunting Camp

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

Established in 1983, Casey’s Hunting Camp specializes in deer & turkey hunting in central Alabama. A state of Alabama is required to hunt at this camp.

Cedar Lake Lodge

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

The Hunting Lodge is the perfect retreat after the hunt. Relax by the massive stone fireplace and enjoy what we hope is a top 10 Deer Hunting Lodge. All inclusive with a Trophy Buck harvest.

Chickasaw State Park

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

Chickasaw State Park consists of 520+ acres, of which several acres are open mature mixed pine-oak woodland. The majority of the Park has been converted into the Turnipseed-Ikenberry Physically Disabled Hunting Area, all of which is on the west side of …

Chilatchee Creek Campground

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

In Alabama’s Black Prairie Belt, Chilatchee Creek Campground offers excellent fishing for bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. The park also provides good bow hunting opportunities for whitetail deer and wild turkey. Numerous fishing tournaments and an …

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 …

Claiborne Lake Dam Site East Park

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

Claiborne Lake Dam Site East Park’s 500 acres contain a variety of habitats and amenities. The area near the entrance is loblolly pine plantation. Here visitors can view Summer Tanagers, Pine Warblers, Indigo Buntings, and Eastern Bluebirds in the spri …

Claiborne Lake Dam Site West Park

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

This is a favorite fishing spot for locals, especially for catfish. The park has an observation deck with a round pavilion that provides a good view of the water overflowing the lock & dam and fishermen casting their lines into the churning water b …

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 …

Craig Golf Course

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

Craig Golf Course offers 9 and 18 hole courses, perfect for golfers of all skill levels. For more information on fees, please call 334-872-4451.

Dallas County Public Lake

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

Dallas County Public Lake is a compact site housing a good variety of habitats around a 100-acre lake-emergent lakeside edge, both second-growth and mature woodland and open pine-oak woods.  Upon leaving AL-41, look to the left on County Road 6. The cu …

Davis Ferry

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

Davis Ferry  is located on the Alabama River at the Haines Island Park in Monroe County.  The old ferry boat that is used at Davis Ferry has been around for a long time.  It was moved from upriver at Holley Ferry in the early 1970’s when the Highway 10 …

Davis Quail Hunts

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

The meticulously groomed grounds offer a diverse array of quail habitat to keep you focused and entertained. The hunts are highly personalized and organized in small groups to ensure plenty of exciting, safe shooting opportunities. There’s an abundance …

Deer Smith

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

Deer Smith is a hunting, fishing, and wildlife management company. We specialize in designing custom hunting and fishing adventures throughout the Black Belt. We create adventures to specifically meet our clients’ criteria. We also work with landowners …

Demopolis River Walk

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

The Demopolis River Walk is among the most open and accessible birding sites in the state. A paved path along the banks of the Tombigbee River, it has planted shrubs and small hardwood trees along its course. There are also several benches and a shelte …

Demopolis Yacht Basin

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

The Demopolis Yacht Basin is a full service marina at Demopolis, AL on the Tennessee-Tombigbee waterway.  It has in-water and dry storage for boats and an on-site restaurant and motel.  The Demopolis Yacht Basin is located beside Highway 43 on the nort …

Emmet Woods Lake

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

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 oth …

Evergreen City Park

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

Evergreen Municipal Park is a 65-acre emerald in the crown of the community. This park is located within the city limits of Evergreen, Alabama about 2 miles from downtown and brimming with year-round activities, from family reunions to baseball games a …

Evergreen Golf Club

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

Evergreen Golf Club (EGC) is a private club, located on 80 acres, with a beautiful and challenging 9 hole course. The golf course is populated with mature and majestic Long Leaf Pines, as well as Loblolly and other short leaf pines, Red Oak, White Oak, …

Fin & Feather Farm

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

Fin and Feather Farm provides a great outdoor experience. We expect you to expect the best. We take a no nonsense approach to providing you with an excellent chance to enjoy your outdoor adventure. We have excellent facilities. We can provide you with …

Foscue Creek Park

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

Foscue Creek Park is located at Demopolis, AL on the forested lake shore of Demopolis Lake, the largest lake on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway. This beautiful park is managed by the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers. It has 54 campsites, all of which …

Fuller Farm Hunting Preserve

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

Fuller Farm has 3,000+ acres located in the heart of Alabama. You can have a relaxing stay at the hunting lodge that sits on the bank of the beautiful Ocmulgee Creek and is nestled among towering trees. The lodge offers 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 10, …

Gainesville Lakes

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

This Sumter recreation area features a public boat launch, waterborne toilets, picnic area and shelter, drinking water and primitive camping. This area is also wheelchair accessible.

Gees Bend Ferry

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

Take a two mile ferry ride to Gees Bend and enjoy the rich history of the area where the world famous Gees Bend Quilters reside. Along the way, enjoy the natural beauty along the river and keep your eyes open for a variety of birds.

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.

Haines Island Park

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

Haines Island Park is maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers.  Whether you’re inclined to drive, hike, canoe or kayak, Haines Island offers a fantastic opportunity to observe nature in a natural setting. Birding can be spectacular. Extending thro …

Holyground Battlefield Park

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

Holy Ground Battlefield Park, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers day-use recreation area, is quiet and well maintained with paved roads, restrooms, an interpretive activity related to birding, extensive trails, lakes, creeks, and more! Expect to see a broa …

Isaac Creek Park

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

Isaac Creek Park, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, offers many outdoor activities. The park offers camping, picnicking, bird watching, bike riding, hiking, fishing, and more. It also features an array of campsites, group picnic shelters, bo …

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

Kenan’s Mill

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

Kenan’s Mill was built in the mid 1800′s and produced water-ground meal, grits, and corn for over 100 years. Kenan’s Mill was built and owned by the Kenan family until Elizabeth Kenan Buchanan donated it to the Historic Society in 1997. Restoration is …

Kimbell Lake

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

This is a great site for viewing Yellow-billed Cuckoos, Downy Woodpeckers, and Great Crested Flycatchers. In spring and early summer, Red-bellied and Pileated woodpeckers can be seen and heard around the area. Northern Parulas, Prothonotary Warblers, a …

Kingfisher Bay Marina

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

Kingfisher Bay Marina offers a dock level boater’s laundry, restroom, and shower facility, as well as a boater’s gathering area, free cable TV, wireless internet, golf cart rentals, walking trails, an outdoor pool, and more!

Lake LU and Nature Trails

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

Lake LU is a 54 acre lake on the UWA campus which provides facilities for fishing, boating, and picnicking. Surrounding the lake are the Nature Trails which are made up of the lake, prairie, forest, and Alfa trails. The trails are used for hiking, runn …

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

Leon Brooks Hines Public Lake (Escambia County Public Lake)

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

The area offers a public boat ramp, fishing pier, pavilion, concession stand, and restrooms. The lake is 184 acres surrounded by over 700 acres of pine forest. Here you can see Bald Eagles, Wood Ducks, and Eastern Screech-owls. In the spring and summer …

Little River State Forest

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

Little River State Forest is located off U.S. highway 21 North.  Little River offers approximately 2,100 acres of long-leaf pine forest, and provides a unique setting for many outdoor activities such as hiking, biking swimming, camping, boating, fishin …

Little River State Forest

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

Located just 12 miles north of Interstate 65 at Atmore, this 960-acre park provides fishing and swimming on a 25-acre lake. Campers can wander the trails or enjoy the water from daylight to dark.

Live Oak Cemetery

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

Live Oak Cemetery in Selma is a stunning image of the old South- antebellum mausoleums and grave sites framed by row upon row of massive live oaks, all draped in Spanish moss. The mature hardwoods are spaced in such a way as to provide excellent sight- …

Long’s Horse Park

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

The horse 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 Horse Shows start at 7PM.  The …

Lyle Salter Park

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

Lyle Salter Park, located in the downtown fountain area, features a Monroeville historic marker and murals by Semmes artists featuring scenes from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”  

Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve

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

Nature lovers will enjoy the rustic beauty and all that Magnolia Branch has to offer. Convenient to Gulf Coast residents from all over, the reserve is only one hour from Pensacola, Fla., and Mobile, Ala. Coming from Navarre, Fort Walton Beach or Destin …

McDuffie Landing (Permit Required for Entry)

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

McDuffie Landing is a 116-acre tract of land owned and operated by the US Corps of Engineers. A written permit is required for entry. Permits are free of charge and are issued annually after September 1 by the US Army Corps of Engineers. You can stop b …

Millers Ferry

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

Millers Ferry Campground located on the William Dannelly Reservoir at Millers Ferry, AL. It is a beautiful park that is maintained by the US Army Corp of Engineers. The park features an array of campsites and group picnic shelters, boat ramp, courtesy docks, playgrounds, and bank fishing. A swimming beach is located within walking distance.

Monroe County Lake

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

The Monroe County Lake is a 94-acre manmade lake with an unpaved access road on its east and south sides. Upland loblolly pine forest surrounds the lake on three sides. A hardwood swamp extends north from the lake up its main tributary. Drive (walk) no …

Old Cahawba

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Archeological | Historical | Outdoor Recreation

Cahawba was once Alabama’s state capital (1820-1826) and a thriving antebellum river town. It became a ghost town shortly after the Civil War. Today it is an important archaeological site and a place of picturesque ruins As early as 4,000 years ago Ind …

Old Cahawba Prairie Preserve

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Archeological | Birding | Historical | Outdoor Recreation

The Old Cahawba Prairie Preserve is a 3,000-acre tract of remnant blackland prairie, one of the remaining half dozen such areas in the entire Black Belt.  The western portion of the parcel is almost five square miles of predominately native grassland, …

Old Lock 1 Park

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

The Old Lock 1 Park is located at the remains of Old Lock 1 on the Tombigbee River between Jackson and Coffeeville. This park lies in a grove of large pecan trees. Major improvements at the park site from 1999–2004 include a picnic pavilion, restrooms, renovated boat ramp, paved roads, parking lots and a park host campsite.

Old St. Stephens

Located in Washington County | What you’ll find: Archeological | Birding | Camping | Historical | Outdoor Recreation

There are many recreational activities available for visitors, including fishing, RV camping, primitive camping, biking, birdwatching, sightseeing, picnicking, and hiking. A 100-acre quarry lake provides visitors with a fine place to swim, fish, boat, and relax. Take a hike through the woods to view the town ruins, or cool off on the sugar-white beach on an aquamarine lake. There is a boat ramp for fishing or those who want to enjoy the breathtaking scenery from the water. Bird watchers will want to make sure they bring their binoculars and cameras!

Parker Lake

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

During winter, spring, and early summer, it is possible to canoe/kayak from Parker Lake to Kimbell Lake and other smaller lakes. In late summer and fall and during periods of drought, this may not be possible. The maze of interconnected lakes can be tr …

Paul M Grist State Park

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

Paul M Grist State Park encompasses 1,080 acres of  mature pine-oak forest with a healthy understory of shrubs and some native grasses. Here you can see Northern Parulas, Yellow-throated, Hooded, Kentucky, Pine, a few Black-and-white Warblers and some …

Perry Lakes Park

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

The Perry Lakes Park and Wildlife Sanctuary along with Barton Beach Preserve contains about 800 acres available to the public for outdoor recreation, education, scientific research, and other activities. Interpretive nature trails (fire lanes and primi …

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 …

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park

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

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park is owned and operated by the Monroe County Heritage Museums. The park is located on Flat Creek near Beatrice, Alabama in Monroe County.

Riverfront Park

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

Riverfront is a twelve-acre park featuring a concrete path, timber bridge and two overlooks to the Alabama River. The park represents the first phase of the city’s Riverfront Development plan.

Riverside Park

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

Most known as being home to the Annual Battle of Selma Re-enactment in which actors portray the 1865 Battle of Selma. The park also features a covered bridge leading to Bloch Park.

Robert F Henry Lock and Dam

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

The Robert F Henry Lock and Dam on the Alabama River in northern Lowndes County is an essential element of any birding trip that incorporates the area between Montgomery and Selma. The habitat features make the site important: there are extensive grass …

Roland Cooper State Park

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

Roland Cooper State Park, located six miles northeast of Camden in Alabama’s Black Belt, features spacious vacation cottages; modern campground with bathhouse, laundry and camp store and a scenic picnic area with tables, grills, pavilions and a comfort station. Located on 22,000-acre Dannelly Reservoir in Wilcox County, this 236-acre park features a nine-hole golf course with clubhouse, spacious vacation cottages, modern campground with bathhouse, laundry and camp store, and a scenic picnic area with tables, grills, pavilions and comfort station.

Selma City Marina

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

Tourists and residents can enjoy boating, fishing, and visiting The Sand Bar, a popular restaurant at the Marina.

Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

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

From beginning to end, the Selma to Montgomery March Byway is filled with civil rights history. Home to one of the most significant events in the American struggle for equality, this 54-mile stretch of highway marks the journey that led to equal voting rights for American citizens, regardless of race.

Shady Grove Park

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

Shelby’s RV Park

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

The park has approximately 20 RV lots. Call or email Rickdon89@aol.com for rates.

Silver Creek Park

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

The park features hiking trails, restrooms, and a primitive camping area. Bobwhites, Eastern Towhees, and Northern Cardinals can be seen year-round, while White-eyed Vireos, Hooded Warblers, and Indigo Buntings are usually present in the spring and sum …

Soggy Bottom Lodge

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

Soggy Bottom Lodge is ready to host you, your family or friends, and even corporate events. Everything is first-class and top of the line with the most luxurious accommodations available. Our goal is for you and your party to have the most memorable ti …

Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center

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

The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, an adjunct facility of Auburn University, functions as a living laboratory to allow students, practitioners, and land owners to get hands-on experience with forestry, wildlife, and natural resources management …

Southern Sportsman Hunting Lodge

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

Great hunting, exceptional southern style cooking, outstanding lodge and facilities, corporate conference room with seating for 100, archery and rifle ranges, experienced guides, and plenty of good ol’ southern hospitality make Southern Sportsman your …

Staples Bridge access to the Sepulga River Canoe Trail

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

Staples Bridge (US Highway 84) is the take-out for the most popular paddle on the Sepulga River Canoe Trail. It is also the put-in for the 13.4-mile paddle to the Iron Bridge. The paddle to the Iron Bridge is lengthy and without amenities or access. Th …

Tatum Creek Hunting Camp

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

Tatum Creek Hunting Camp manages and operates on over 7,000 acres and all just a few minutes from the lodge in Dallas county. We are unique in the fact that we manage deer year round with a high protein supplemental feeding program to ensure quality bu …

The Back Nine Restaurant & Grill

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

The Back Nine Restaurant & Grill allows visitors the opportunity to play golf and have a good meal! The restaurant serves burgers, appetizers, hand-held snacks, and more. The restaurant is located inside the clubhouse.

The Sepulga River Canoe Trail

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

The Sepulga River Canoe Trail is becoming increasingly popular with nature lovers in Alabama.  With deep water, limestone walls, and a few Class I rapids for fun, Sepulga offers a wilderness kayaking/canoe experience unique to South Alabama. One of the …

Thomasville Community Garden

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

Tiger Trail Disc Golf Course at The University of West Alabama

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

The Tiger Trail Disc Golf Course is located on The University of West Alabama’s campus. The course features 18 holes and is open to the public. Driving directions to the course can be found by visiting https://www.pdga.com/course-directory/course/tiger …

Travis Bridge Access of the Sepulga River Canoe Trail

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

This site is the northernmost put-in for the 29-mile-long Sepulga River Canoe Trail and the starting point for an 8-mile paddle down the Sepulga River to Staples Bridge on US Highway 84. Under normal conditions, this paddle is classified as “novice” wi …

Turtle Point Environmental Science Center

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

Hands-on science center on 20 acres of wetlands on Big Escambia Creek. Interpretive Wildlife Center, Wetland Trail/Boardwalk, gardens, butterfly/honeybee exhibits, touch tank. Live reptile, fish, amphibian exhibits. Gift shop. Part of the Alabama Birdi …

Tuscahoma Hunting Lodge

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

Tuscahoma Hunting Lodge is situated among 8,000 acres of prime hunting land, stretching 4 and 1/2 miles along the Tombigbee River. Morning hunts occur in ladder stands over locations like acorn flats and creek crossings. Afternoon hunts take place in w …

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

University of West Alabama Nature Trail and Covered Bridge

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

The Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge is a county owned wooden covered bridge that spans the northeast corner of Duck Pond in Sumter County located on the campus of the University of West Alabama behind Reed Hall, off Student Union Drive in Livingston. …

Valley Grande City Park

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

The park includes a walking trail with fitness and wellness stations. It is adjacent to the Valley Grande Sports Complex where tee-ball and little league baseball games are held.

Valley Grande Golf Course

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

A challenging golf course for all skill levels located in Valley Grande, Alabama.

Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club

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

The 18-hole “Vanity Fair” course at the Vanity Fair Golf & Tennis Club facility in Monroeville, Alabama features 6,465 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.0 and it has a slope rating of 127. Vanity Fair golf …

Veteran’s Memorial Park

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

The park consists of 4 softball fields, 2 T-ball fields, minor league, major league and Babe Ruth fields, 2 beach volleyball courts, a playground, a pool, two concession stands with restrooms, and soccer fields. The Kids Corner Playground is open from …

Village of Buena Vista Sportsman’s Lodge

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

Located in Alabama’s Black Belt, Buena Vista has some of the best hunting, best fishing, and most beautiful scenery anywhere in the State. Come join us in one of the few remaining places in the Southeast where you can truly escape and enjoy some time i …

Washington County State Public Lake

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

The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, manages 23 public lakes in 20 counties throughout Alabama.  One of these is the 84-acre Washington County State Public Fishing Lake, also known as …

Whitey Lee Park

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

Whitey Lee Park is approximately 20 acres in size. The facility provides outdoor activities such as fishing, a picnic pavilion, a walking trail and the Community House. The park was donated to the City by Vanity Fair Foundation. Feeding the ducks at th …

Wilcox Black Belt Hunting

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

For those seeking to take a trophy buck or spring gobbler, Wilcox Black Belt Hunting is at your service. Located in the eastern portion of Wilcox County, Alabama, our lands are located in what is known as the “Black Belt” region of the state. The regio …

Yeargan Farms

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

Yeargan Farms invites you to celebrate with the pumpkin patch, corn maze, inflatables, games, GiGi’s General Store, and more. Admission is charged.

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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