The Jug Lake floating platform can be reserved for camping.
The Jug Lake Platform can be reserved for camping. It is a stop on the Bartram Canoe Trail.
The French's Lake Access Platform
The Jacinto Port Tract is part of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta
Clearwater canoe landing
The Mobile-Tensaw Delta tracts consist of 13 acquisitions in Baldwin and Mobile counties totaling over 48,000 acres. These tracts consist of bottomland hardwoods, cypress/tupelo swamps, bogs, marshes and a variety of other wetland habitat types interspersed amid abundant waterways of rivers, creeks, sloughs, ponds and lakes.
These lands are part of the Upper Delta, Mobile-Tensaw Delta and W. L. Holland Wildlife Management Areas, and offer a variety of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, canoeing and camping.
Bartram Canoe Trail
The Bartram Canoe Trail can be found in the waterways in the upper reaches of the Delta. Paddlers can make several different day trips and floating camping platforms are available for overnight stays.
Jacinto Port Trail System
Six trails with a combined length of approximately 7.5 miles is open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders. The individual trails are: the Longleaf Trail, 2.9 miles; Brickport Trail, 1.15 miles; Northridge Trail, 1 mile; Turkey Cutoff Trail, 1 mile; Furnace Hill Trail, .4 mile; and the Bayou Sara Loop Trail, 1 mile.
Five Rivers Delta Resource Center
Five Rivers, Alabama’s Delta Resource Center located on the US 98 Causeway between Mobile and Spanish Fort, is a great place to begin exploring all the Delta has to offer. At Five Rivers, you can view some of the wildlife species found in the Delta at the Apalachee Exhibit Hall or take in programs and demonstrations on a variety of topics.
Hunting is available on the Upper Delta, Mobile-Tensaw Delta and W. L. Holland Wildlife Management Areas. Hunters must possess a valid hunting license, a WMA license and a free map/permit. Permits and other WMA information may be downloaded from the Wildlife Management Areas webpage.
Directions to the Jacinto Port parking lot:
From Mobile, Travel U.S. 43 North for approximately 4 miles. Turn right onto Station Avenue. The parking lot will be on your left.