Alabama

River County Reach Length (miles) Description Potential Classification ORVs Watershed (HUC Code 8) Year Listed/ Updated Other State
Bear Creek Marion, Franklin AL 241 bridge west of Bear Creek community to MS State line 55 Significant recreational facilities, including canoe trail in undeveloped, natural corridor. Recreational, Scenic Bear 1982
Bear Creek Escambia, Covington Confluence with Bear Head Creek to confluence with Blackwater River 7 Entire segment flows through Conecuh National Forest; extensive stands of Atlantic white cedar. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Bear 1982
Bear Head Creek Escambia, Covington US 29/AL 15 bridge to confluence with Bear Creek 4 Entire segment flows through Conecuh National Forest; extensive stands of Atlantic white cedar. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Blackwater 1982
Big Black Creek St. Clair Near Trucks Lake to confluence with Cahaba River 15 Wildlife, hiking, fishing, boating and significant historic and archaeological sites. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Cahaba 1982
Big Canoe Creek St. Clair I-59 bridge to Etowah County line 32 Free-flowing, exceptionally scenic stream segment. Fish, Recreational, Scenic Middle Coosa 1982
Black Warrior River, Locust Fork Jefferson, Blount AL 75 bridge to approximately one mile above US 78 bridge 91 Relatively undeveloped whitewater stream with cascading waterfalls and beautiful stands of mountain laurel and wild azaleas. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Locust 1982
Black Warrior River, Mulberry Fork Blount, Cullman Confluence with Warrior Creek to I-65 bridge 50 Scenic, undeveloped canoeing stream. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Mulberry 1982
Blackwater River Baldwin One mile below US 90/AL 16 bridge to confluence with Perdido River 23 Heavily utilized, crystal clear, spring-fed river with clay bluffs and Class II rapids; white sandy banks and cypress stands in lower reach. Recreational, Scenic Perdido 1982
Blackwater River Escambia, Covington Confluence with Bear Creek to RM 44, FL State line 3 Entire segment flows through Conecuh National Forest; extensive stands of Atlantic white cedar. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Perdido 1982
Buttahatchee River Lamar, Marion, Winston Headwaters to MS State line 80 Relatively undisturbed stream with numerous shoals and scenic bluffs; popular floating stream with exceptional fishery; sitings of American alligator, bald eagle, Bachman's warbler and Florida panther. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Buttahatchee 1982
Cahaba River Jefferson, St. Clair Confluence with Big Black Creek to US 31 south of Birmingham 50 Wildlife, hiking, fishing, boating and significant historic and archaeological sites. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Cahaba 1982
Cahaba River Dallas US 80 west of Selma to confluence with Alabama River 21 Wildlife, hiking, fishing, boating and significant historic and archaeological sites. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Cahaba 1982
Chickasaw Bogue Marengo Headwaters near Wilcox County line to confluence with Tombigbee River 42 One of the most popular canoe streams in the State. Recreational, Scenic Middle Tombigbee-Chickasaw 1982
Chickasaw Creek Mobile Headwaters north of Turnerville to US 43/AL 13 bridge 33 Natural, crystal clear, spring fed stream; well known for wildlife and recreational opportunities. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Mobile-Tensaw 1982
Choccolocco Creek Talladega, Calhoun Below AL 9 bridge US 231/AL 77 bridge 54 Excellent recreational potential; in proximity to populaiton centers. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Coosa 1982
Choctawhatchee River Geneva, Houston, Dale, Henry, Barbour RM 78, FL State line, to RM 170, headwaters southeast of Clayton 51 Scenic recreational stream of ecological significance; excellent water quality; Point Washington State Wildlife Management Area adjacent; Morrison Springs. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Choctawhatchee 1982
Choctawhatchee River, East Fork Geneva, Houston, Dale, Henry, Barbour Headwaters southeast of Clayton to confluence with Choctawhatchee River 54 Scenic recreational stream of ecological significance; excellent water quality; Point Washington State Wildlife Management Area adjacent; Morrison Springs. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Choctawhatchee 1982
Conecuh River Covington, Crenshaw, Pike, Bullock Headwaters northeast of Peachburg to above Gantt Lake 103 Relatively undisturbed stream; approximately 10 miles from boundary of Conecuh National Forest. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Conecuh 1982
Conecuh River Escambia, Conecuh, Covington One mile below village of River Falls to FL State line 75 Relatively undisturbed stream; approximately 10 miles from boundary of Conecuh National Forest. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic Upper Conecuh 1982
Coosa River Elmore Below Jordon Dam to above Wetumka 7 Excellent fishery; known archaeological sites. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Wildlife Lower Coosa 1982
Cowarts Creek Houston AL 55 bridge to FL State line 10 Predominantly limestone stream with clear water, long gentle runs, pools, rocks and rapids; official State canoe trail. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Chipola 1982
Cypress Creek Lauderdale TN State line to west of Florence 24 Significant recreational site; designated canoe trail. Recreational, Scenic Pickwick Lake 1982
Elk River Limestone TN State line to above Lake Wheeler 33 High quality fishing stream. Fish, Recreational, Scenic Lower Elk 1982
Halawakee Creek Lee, Chambers Headwaters east of Oak Bowery to mouth at Bartletts Ferry Lake (Lake Harding) 19 Free-flowing accessible stream of significant historic value. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding 1982
Hatchet Creek Coosa RM 47, northeast of Goodwater to Coosa County 29 bridge 38 Exceptionally scenic canoeing stream. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Coosa 1982
Line Creek Montgomery, Macon RM 17, south of Chesson to confluence with Tallapoosa River 19 Scenic recreational stream in close proximity to population center. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Tallapoosa 1982
Little Cahaba River Bibb, Shelby Confluence with Shoal Creek to confluence with Cahaba River 27 Picturesque whitewater stream with numerous shoals and waterfalls; bordered in part by Game Management Area. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Cahaba 1982
Little River Baldwin, Monroe, Escambia AL 1 bridge to above AL 59 bridge 9 Outstanding State coastal canoe stream with numerous sand bars. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Alabama 1982
Little River Cherokee, DeKalb River Park in DeSoto State Park to backwaters of Weiss Lake 21 Flows through deepest gorge East of the Grand Canyon; 11.5 miles designated State Wild and Scenic River. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Coosa 1982
Little River, East Fork Cherokee, DeKalb RM 8, near GA State line to confluence with Little River 8 Flows through deepest gorge East of the Grand Canyon; 11.5 miles designated State Wild and Scenic River. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Coosa 1982
Little River, West Fork Cherokee, DeKalb RM 8, near GA State line to confluence with Little River 8 Flows through deepest gorge East of the Grand Canyon; 11.5 miles designated State Wild and Scenic River. Cultural, Fish, Geologic, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Upper Coosa 1982
Little Uchee Creek Russell, Lee RM 11, below US 80 bridge to confluence with Uchee Creek 12 Archaeologically significant corridor area. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Chattahoochee-Walter F 1982
Majors Creek Baldwin AL 96 bridge to AL 59 bridge 7 Totally wild coastal stream. Fish, Historic, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Alabama 1982
New River Pickens, Greene, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Marion, Winston Headwaters south of Glen Mary to confluence with Sipsey River 24 Excellent example of swamp river. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Sipsey 1982
Noxubee River Sumter MS State line to confluence with Tombigbee River 24 Numerous archaeological and historical sites in corridor area. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Wildlife Noxubee 1982
Perdido River Baldwin One mile below US 31/AL 3 bridge to Perdido Bay 63 Excellent deep blackwater float stream with magnificent stands of Atlantic white cedar. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Perdido 1982 FL
Shoal Creek Bibb, Shelby Headwaters southwest of Elliotsville to confluence with Little Cahaba River 8 Picturesque whitewater stream with numerous shoals and waterfalls; bordered in part by Game Management Area. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Cahaba 1982
Sipsey River Pickens, Greene, Tuscaloosa, Fayette, Marion, Winston Confluence with New River to confluence with Tombigbee River 150 Excellent example of swamp river. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Sipsey 1982
Sixmile Creek Bibb Headwaters near town of Six Mile to confluence with Little Cahaba River 27 Remote, totally forested stream corridor in Game Management Area. Geologic, Recreational, Scenic Cahaba 1982
Sougahatchee Creek Tallapoosa, Lee Sougahatchee Lake near Opelika to confluence with Tallapoosa River and Lake Gates 50 Heavily utilized forested stream. Fish, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Lower Tallapoosa 1982
Styx River Baldwin One mile above AL 57 bridge to confluence with Perdido River 38 Shallow and unique coastal stream with sandstone rapids and white sand bars. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Perdido 1982
Tallapoosa River Tallapoosa, Chambers Bibbys Ferry and AL 6$ bridge to Jay Bird Landing 24 Flows through Horseshoe Bend National Monument Park. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Tallapoosa 1982
Tallapoosa River Montgomery, Macon, Elmore Below Tallassee and Thurlow Dam to US 231 bridge near Wetumpka 40 Undeveloped and undisturbed ecological values. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Tallapoosa 1982
Uchee Creek Russell, Lee County Road 65 bridge to confluence with Chattahoochee River 34 Archaeologically significant corridor area. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Middle Chattahoochee-Walter F 1982
Warrior Creek Blount, Cullman Walker County line to confluence with Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River 6 Scenic, undeveloped canoeing stream. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Mulberry 1982
Yellow River Covington Two miles below US 84/AL 12 bridge to FL State line 35 Flows through Eglin State Wildlife Management Area; official State Canoe Trail; hardwood forests and cypress swamps; valuable fishery. Fish, Geologic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife Yellow 1982

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