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CHILATCHEE CREEK, AL

part ofWilliam Dannelly Reservoir, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: CHILATCHEE CREEK
Status: Closed through Sat Feb 28 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Chilatchee Creek Campground is located on its namesake at scenic Dannelly Reservoir in Alabama's Black Prairie Belt. The reservoir sits on the Alabama River and covers roughly 27 square miles, boasting more than 500 miles of shoreline.

Boating, fishing, hunting and hiking are popular activities.

Natural Features:

The Black Prairie Belt is characterized by rich, dark soils and a mosaic of rolling grasslands and dense hardwood and pine forests.

Recreation:

The park offers excellent fishing for bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish, and numerous fishing tournaments and annual festivals are held in the immediate area.

Whitetail deer and wild turkeys roam the park, creating excellent bow-hunting opportunities.

Facilities:

This waterfront campground contains 33 family sites with electric hookups. Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities and a dump station.

A fishing dock, boat ramp, fish cleaning stations and a playground offer additional recreation opportunities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Playground
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • $2 fee for each extra vehicle
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
32.14139, -87.27417
32°8'29"N, 87°16'27"W

From Alberta, Alabama, take State Route 5. Turn onto Wilcox County Road 29 and travel southeast for 11 miles. Make a left on Chilatchee Creek Road and continue for 2 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CHILATCHEE CREEK
2267 CHILATCHEE CREEK RD
ALBERTA  AL  36720

Phone Number:

Information:  (334)573-2562
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