Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge

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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (Source: Wikimedia)

Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge

Park Information

Cahaba River NWR is one of nation’s newest National Wildlife Refuges, the 540th in fact. Established May 13, 2002 for the purpose of protecting and managing a unique section of the Cahaba River and land adjacent to it.

Cahaba River NWR is home to five federally listed species including the Cahaba shiner, goldline darter, round rocksnail, and cylindrical lioplax snail. Currently, the Refuge is 1,120 acres but planned acquisition efforts will bring the refuge up to 3,500 acres.

Agency Name:

Fish and Wildlife Service


Directions

Cahaba River NWR is located in Bibb County, Alabama, approximately six miles east of West Blockton on County road 24. Just before you cross the Cahaba River on CR 24 there is a gravel road on the right that leads to the river and the currently acquired portion of the Refuge.


Geographic Location


Contact Info

2700 Refuge Headquarters Road

Decatur, AL

35603


Additional Info

  • “Home – Cahaba River – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service”. Accessed April 26, 2020. Link.


Near By Parks


Near By Campgrounds

  • Burchfield Branch Park (AL)
  • Clear Creek (AL)
  • Corinth Recreation Area (AL)
  • Deerlick Creek (AL)
  • Hidden Cove
  • Houston Recreation Area (AL)
  • Houston Shelter (AL)
  • Jp Coleman
  • Piney Grove (MS)
  • Tishomingo State Park
  • Tombigbee
  • Whitten Park (MS)
  • Lookout Mtn. Chattanooga West KOA
  • Manchester KOA
  • Natchez Trace



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