Crooked Creek Watershed Site #3 Nature Trail

Piedmont Plateau | Clay | Best Seasons: Fall, Spring

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The nature trail leading through the densely-forested tract at Crooked Creek Watershed Site #3 is remote and has limited access, but the potential for finding good birds here is quite high. The habitat around the 53-acre lake is hardwood-dominated and the bird community is diverse and plentiful. Some swampy and marsh areas provide excellent habitat for waders and other water-loving birds.

This site lacks amenities of any kind, but is worth the extra effort.

Directions: From I-20, take AL 77S to Ashland. Take AL 9N approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Airport Rd. Travel 2 miles. Road dead ends at Watershed #2. Sign on left for Watershed #3.

GPS: 33.3207696 -85.803811

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