Piedmont Plateau | Autauga | Best Seasons: Fall | Winter
Jones Bluff Park is an extremely productive and diverse area. Everything from gulls to sparrows can be found here, owing in large part to the highly diverse habitats. The trail bordering the Alabama River is a great place to view riparian birds, from Ruby-throated Hummingbirds to Louisiana Waterthrushes, Prothonotary Warblers, Ospreys, Double-crested Cormorants and several species of swallows.
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From the intersection of US 82 and AL 14, travel east approximately 21.5 miles to sign for Jones Bluff Park (RE Bob Woodruff Park). Turn left onto CR 15. Drive 4.7 miles to the red/orange gate on left. Walk-in only.
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