To check for campsite availabilities, please call camp managers.

  Campground Locations

Elliott Branch

325 Elliott Branch Road, Hodges, AL. 35571

Camp Manager: Ed Cummings      256-627-1538


170 Slickrock Camp Road, Russellville, AL 35653

Camp Manager: Donna Lawrence     205-412-6503

Williams Hollow

585 Williams Hollow Road, Russellville, AL 35653

Camp Manager: Reynold Fredrick     256-412-7564

Horseshoe Bend

2355 Horseshoe Bend Road, Hodges, AL 35571

Camp Manager: Ricky Parrish     205-412-2430

Piney Point

2696 Highway 37, Vina, AL 35593  

Camp Manager: Terri Rhoden     256-436-3018

Names Entered in Slickrock Buddy Site Drawing
Jim Alexander & Larry Pinkard, Van Barksdale & Danny Long, Tim Berry & Ricky Howell, Gary Bradford, & Jake DuBose, Elaine Davis & Amanda Scott, Jody Farris & Shane Nichols, Amanda Harbor, & Rebecca King, Todd Hardin & Susan Nix, Karen James & Richard McKinney, Brandie Mitchell & Morgan Willingham, Clint Nichols & Ethan Starkey

Names Entered in Slickrock Drawing
Doil Akins, Jim Alexander, Charles Allison, William Aycock, Van Barksdale, Josh Barnes, Tim Berry, Kevin Bevis, Gary Bradford, Jimmy Bragwell, Joshua Brooks, Vicky Brown, Elaine Davis, Jake DuBose, Jody Farris, Gary Fleming, Jordan Funderburk, L.T. Gober, Amanda Harbor, Todd Hardin, Clayton Hellums, Jerry Henson, Ty Hester, Ricky Howell, Derrick Humphries, Steve Humphries, Charles James, Karen James, Devon Johnson, Randy Jones, Rebecca King, Nicole Landers, Joe Larison, Bill Little, Danny Long, Walter Madden, James Martin, Jarod Massey, Richard McKinney, Mike Medders, Michael McKleroy, Brian McGee, Tammy McNatt, Brandie Mitchell, Ricky Mitchell, Taylor Nethery, Clint Nichols, Shane Nichols, Trevor Nichols, Susan Nix, Corey Odom, Danny Oliver, Britta Orrick, Jeff Pharr, Larry Pinkard, Brandon Richardson, Amanda Scott, Ethan Starkey, Ralph Turman, Darrell Vandiver, Derrick Willingham, Morgan Willingham

Names Entered in Elliott Branch Drawing
Jammy Byars, Daniel Dotson, Terry Franks, Jefferey Hattaway, James Hayes, Chris Higgins, Donny Higgins, Jeff Higgins, Stevie Higgins, Robert Holcomb, Keith Malone, Sammy Mitchell, Cheryl Ortiz, Stacie Parker, John Patrick, Thomas Pennington, Sue Raper, Richard Resar, Ben Rikard, Tiffany Rogers, Owen Carl Thompson, Bethany Wiginton, Josh Willis​

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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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Outdoor Fun

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.

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

Pavilions are available for rent at Elliott Branch and Slickrock by calling the BCDA office.

Pricing is as follows

10 am - 4 pm for $20 -  or - 4 pm - 10 pm for $20

10 am - 10 pm for $40

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

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