Mound Island Canoe Trail

Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

Mound Island Canoe Trail

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This is a combination trip featuring the best of both worlds in south Alabama — an unbelievably beautiful paddle through the bayous of one of the largest river deltas in the country plus a hike to ancient Indian mounds in the absolute middle of nowhere.

The hike itself is reminiscent of hiking in South American rain forests. Trail surface: Canoe float trip; hiking trail is level dirt path. Highlights include southern bayous with Spanish moss–lined banks. Mound Island features abundant wildlife, saw palmetto, greenfly orchid, and cypress trees."

Mound Island Canoe Trail Trip Reports

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This was one of the best canoe/hiking trips I've been on in a long time! Mound Island has a lot to offer in the way of animals and plants. The trails are clearly defined. The hike is over dirt paths and it is a flat easy hike.

We put in at Rice Creek Landing and paddled over to the island, we camped the night, and hiked the trails the next day. Fantastic!

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Trail Information

Bay Minette
Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
7 hour day trip or can be an overnight trip
Year-round except in times of high water
10 feet
Trailhead Elevation
50 feet
Top Elevation
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Local Contacts
USGS Stiggins Lake
Local Maps

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