Advanced Search Module

Close Search
Site Archive | Chambers RSS feed for this section

The Parks of West Point Dam

The Parks of West Point Dam are strategically positioned to offer a variety of locations for enjoying the rich birding opportunities around the dam. The various parks also offer panoramic views of the lake, notable for winter gulls and terns. The woods surrounding the Lake are rather open, mostly mature pine and mixed oak, with a good variety of songbirds and raptors. The major attraction here is panoramic views of the lake, notable for winter gulls and terns. Look for loons and other waterfowl in colder months, swallows and Purple Martins in the warmer ones. Bald Eagles and Osprey nest in the vicinity. A good spot for rarities, including Great Cormorant, watch the easy-to-see gulls carefully, as numerous unusual gulls can be present along with the more common varieties.

More Info

Chambers County Public Fishing Lake

Chambers County Lake, one of the prettiest public fishing lakes in Alabama, is a 183-acre lake worth surveying for waders, waterfowl, swallows, Ospreys, and Bald Eagles.  Within the woods around Chambers County Lake, there is habitat for Prairie Warblers, Yellow-breasted Chats, and other denizens of second-growth woodlands. There are also quite a few ecologically interesting “nooks […]

More Info

Alligator Creek Nature Trail

Alligator Creek Nature Trail, in 27-acre Alligator Creek Park, traverses a large forested area of mixed hardwood and pine with substantial understory.  The trail, 1 mile in length, offers a boardwalk that hovers over swampy, grassy and bog-like areas, giving access to superb birding habitat. A second trail, ½-mile Beaver Creek Interpretive Trail, is also worth exploring. […]

More Info