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 

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

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.

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

Campsite Drawing 2022

The deadline to enter the drawing for campsites at Elliott Branch and Slickrock will be Friday, February 25th by 2:00 p.m.  Call our office at 256-332-4392 during business hours to have your name added to the list.  The drawing for Slickrock will be Tuesday, March 1st at 9 a.m. with Elliott Branch drawing on March 2nd at 9 a.m. here at our office.  It will be held outside if weather permits.  All those who enter will be listed on this site as well as the Slickrock Facebook page prior to the drawing to allow everyone to verify that their name is included.  Please provide the following information when you call to enter the drawing:

Name_______________  Phone_______________

Monthly Site preference list if not able to attend___________________________________

Do you wish to be entered into buddy site drawing? If so, with what other family?

Do you wish to be entered in the Nightly Site drawing if you do not get a monthly?  If so, then list preference_____________________

You do not have to be present for the drawing.  If you plan on being there, you do not have to provide the above information, but you do have to call personally to register.  If you have questions, just call us at the above number.

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.

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