State Lands Canoe Trails

  • The Bartram Canoe Trail features floating platforms available for rent.

    The Bartram Canoe Trail features floating platforms available for rent.

  • canoeing the Delta

    Bartram Canoe Trail system provides opportunities for canoeists and kayakers to enjoy the rivers, streams, lakes, sloughs and bayous of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta.

  • canoeing the Delta

    Two land-based campsites and four floating platform campsites available for overnight routes on the Bartram Canoe Trail.

  • Perdido parking area

    Multiple access points along the Perdido River are available: two launches and one boat ramp.

  • Perdido Canoe Trail sign

    Alabama’s Perdido River Canoe Trail is a 19-mile segment along the Perdido River in Baldwin County.

  • This portion of the river is characterized by gently flowing tannin stained waters over southern white sands.

    This portion of the Perdido River is characterized by gently flowing tannin stained waters over southern white sands.

  • Six reservable camping shelters are available on the Perdido trail.

    Six reservable camping shelters are available on the Perdido trail.

  • Pitching a tent on one of the sandbars located in front of a shelter is also an option.

    Pitching a tent on one of the sandbars located in front of a shelter is also an option.

Alabama Department of Conservation's State Lands Division maintains two canoe trails that cover 173 miles of water.

Bartram Canoe Trail -- located in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, consists of day-use and overnight trails as well as two land-based and four floating platform campsites. The floating platforms are used by reservation only.

Perdido Canoe Trail -- located along the Perdido River in Baldwin County, has land-based camping cabins. View brochure