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Hunting: looking for the perfect spot, try our exclusive hunting location's for your next excursion.

RV Hook Ups:Most of the campsites offer full access for RV's, campers and trailers. There are Bath Houses, Electrical and Water Hook-ups, Camp stores for every day needs not to mention, Tackle & Bait Shops.

The Bear Creek Floatway is considered one of the best trips a canoeist can take in Alabama. Releases from Upper Bear Reservoir are made to provide adequate flow on all weekends and holidays, Memorial Day thru Labor Day. 

Cabin Rentals: Rent one of our cabins at our Elliott Branch facility with your entire family or simply your spouse.

Fishing: Fishing in one of the BCDA's many lakes is ranked among the top in the country. Over 8000 acres, the clean waters provide large & small mouth as well as crappie and channel catfish.       

Swimming: If you and your family are looking for a great swim area, look no further and pick from one of our locations

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Whether you're 8 or 48, there is plenty of fun in the sun excitement for the entire family. BCDA offers Luxury Cabins, Fishing, Boating, Swimming & Camping.


Known for our great crappie & Bass fishing, we have several locations with boat ramps and docks that allow any one the opportunity to catch that Big One.

To Check on campsite availability, call the Camp Managers listed below:

Slickrock 205-412-6503

Elliott Branch 256-668-5798

Williams Hollow 256-331-1530

Piney Point 256-436-3018

Horseshoe Bend 256-398-5753

We do not reserve campsites only cabins.  If we have a campsite available, we will hold a site for 24 hours ahead of your arrival at no charge.

If you would like to add your fishing tournament to our calendar, call the office at 256-332-4392.

Fishing Tournaments: Test your skills and get a thrill in one of the many tournaments taking place in our award winning lakes.

Camping: looking for outdoor fun, try one of several campground locations. available at all 5 locations

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Boating:Spend a relaxing day boating on the calm waters or go for the thrill of water-skiing, tubing or jet-skiing available at all 5 locations