Bear Creek Lakes Camping Fishing and Swimming


BCDA
1111 County Rd. 88 Hodges, AL. 35571

Local Phone:
256-332-4392
FAX:
256-332-4372


Toll Free:
877-367-2232

 

Clean water and sandy beaches

Swimming in one of Bear Creek Lakes is popular because of the clean water and sand beaches. Also, the warm climate offers an extended swimming season compared to many other areas in the U.S.

Waters are clean and comfortable, beaches are clean sand

Never too crowded

The lakes are very popular for locals and visitors alike. People from all around visit Bear Creek Lakes to enjoy the unusual beauty. Since there is no industry on any of the lakes, waters are exceptionally clean, offering some of the prettiest waters and beaches in the South. And with over 8,200 acres of surface area over Bear Creek's four lakes, it's never too crowded for recreational boating or water-skiing fun.

Spend a relaxing day boating on the calm waters....

or go for the thrill of water-skiing or jet-skiing
Top canoe run

A 30 mile float stream helps to make The Bear Creek Floatway 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 through Labor Day. Releases shut off at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. If traveling long distances, please call ahead to check current conditions.

The Floatway is considered a Class I course with exceptions. Take special note: Upper Factory Falls and Lower Factory Falls are Class VI and are dangerous.

Access is allowed at designated points only.

Releases from the reservoir provide an adequate flow for canoeists

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