The Alabama Scenic River Trail is the only blueway that has it all—from mountain streams to river delta to the salty waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Paddling and powerboat experiences and exploration abound along nearly 5000 miles of accessible waterways on over 43 waterways with over 40 outfitters and adventure services to serve and assist you. We have amenities and campsites to support everything from long-distance touring to organized paddles to races, overnight trips or any kind of day trip you might imagine. It’s all waiting for the whitewater enthusiast, the naturalist and the family who just wants to play. www.alabamascenicrivertrail.com

Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 11.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Orrville, Selma
Dallas, Wilcox County

The women of Gees Bend were “discovered” by the outside world in the 1970s, making quilts with an almost impossible parallel to the American expressionist painting movement from which they lived physically and culturally worlds apart. To get close to t …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Gee's Bend
Wilcox County
Roland Cooper State Park

The women of Gees Bend were discovered by the outside world in the 1970s, making quilts with an almost impossible parallel to the American expressionist painting movement from which they lived physically and culturally worlds apart. To get close to the …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Prattville
Autauga County

The blueway from the Creekwalk at City Hall to Canoe Trail Park is 4 miles long and takes 2-3 hours of paddling, Treasure hunters may bring a GPS to search for the 35 geocaches hidden along the route. If floating is more your speed, you can take the la …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Demopolis
Marengo County
Foscue Park picnic area

Explore two classic Alabama rivers that converge in Demopolis, a historic small town where refugees from Napoleon’s fallen empire once gathered to grow grapevines and olives. North of the fork, on the Tombigbee arm, Forkland Park Campground has showers …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Demopolis, Forkland
Greene County

Explore two classic Alabama rivers that converge in Demopolis, a historic small town where refugees from Napoleon’s fallen empire once gathered to grow grapevines and olives. North of the fork, on the Tombigbee arm, Forkland Park Campground has showers …


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Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 2.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Phenix City
Russell County

Just off the shady slopes of the riverbanks of Phenix City frolics a recently un-dammed stretch of river that has been sculpted into the world’s longest urban whitewater course. Created in 2013 when two dams were removed to let the ‘Hooch run free, the …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 8.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Camden
Wilcox County
Chilatchee Creek Campground

Chilatchee Creek Park and Campground sits adjacent to the 27-mile-long Dannelly Reservoir.  The woods are a pine-oak mix of varying densities. The central part of the park is largely open, mature canopy with a grassy understory, while the periphery of …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 7 miles
Nearby Cities: Wetumpka
Elmore County

The Creek Indian word Wetumpka meant “rumbling waters” and you’ll see what they meant when you try the six-mile stretch of Coosa River Whitewater, known as Moccasin Gap, between Jordan dam and the town that is a rite of passage for thousands of Alabama …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 5.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Alexander City
Tallapoosa County

Horseshoe Bend to Jaybird Creek Landing offers dancing water. History. Eagles. Fish. Spectacular views, picnic spots, and tons of campsites—all on one exquisite river. The Tallapoosa flows over shoals and layers of quartzite in a waterway that provides …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Mooresville
Limestone County
Tennessee River to Mooresville in the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the Tennessee river between Huntsville and Decatur, the 35,400-acre Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge is a big resort for wintering and migrating birds. Around 300 species of birds have been documented on the reserve, including Sandhill and W …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 6.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Piedmont
Calhoun County
Terrapin Creek

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch takes out a …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 12.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Piedmont
Cherokee County

The Terrapin is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch takes out at …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 4.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Borden Springs
Cleburne County

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Terrapin Creek from County Road 49 can be a successful and fun paddle. Paddling normally begins at th …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Borden Springs
Cleburne County
Terrapin Creek

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch of Terrapin …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Leesburg
Cherokee County
Yellow Creek Falls

Yellow Creek offers an easy, short paddle. It takes you upstream through the ruins of a giant stone railroad bridge where you can paddle to the rock gardens and beach below the house-sized boulders. A short hike leads to 100-foot Yellow Creek Falls, wh …


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