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Millers Ferry Campground Overview

Millers Ferry Campground, located within the Alabama River Lakes, offers an array of options for campers looking to enjoy the natural beauty of the recreation area. It provides access to the William Bill Dannelly Reservoir, known for its excellent fishing and boating opportunities.


Millers Ferry Campground is situated in southwest Alabama, near the community of Camden. It is nestled along the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir, which is part of the Alabama River system. The area is rich in history and local culture.


Facilities: The campground is equipped with modern facilities that include electrical and water hookups, laundry facilities, and bathrooms with showers. It also features picnic areas, a dump station for RVs, playgrounds for children, and a boat ramp for easy water access.

Campsites: There are numerous spacious and shaded sites available that can accommodate tents, trailers, and motorhomes. Each site typically includes a picnic table, grill, and a fire ring.

Accessibility: Selected sites and facilities are designed to be accessible to those with disabilities.

Recreational Activities

Fishing: The reservoir is particularly known for its crappie, bass, catfish, and bream fishing. Anglers can enjoy the convenience of fishing from their campsites or by using the boat ramp to access deeper waters.

Boating: The boat ramp provides easy access to the reservoir, and the calm waters are ideal for boating, water skiing, and other water-related recreational activities.

Hiking and Wildlife Watching: While the area is mainly focused on water-based activities, there are opportunities for hiking and wildlife observation in the surrounding natural areas.

Reservations and Fees

Reservations: It is recommended to make reservations in advance, especially during peak seasons and holidays when the campground is particularly popular.

Fees: There is a fee for camping, which varies based on the type of campsite and amenities included. Day-use areas may also have a fee for access.

Rules and Regulations

Pets: Pets are typically allowed but must be kept on a leash and supervised at all times.

Quiet Hours: Campers are expected to observe quiet hours (usually from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM) to ensure a peaceful environment for everyone.

Campfires: Campfires are allowed in designated areas, and campers should follow the campground’s fire regulations.

Fishing Regulations: Anglers must have a valid Alabama fishing license and should be aware of the state's fishing regulations.

Local Attractions

Historic Sites: Nearby historic sites include the town of Selma, famous for its role in the civil rights movement, and various antebellum homes.

Wildlife Management Areas: For those seeking more nature-driven experiences, there are several nearby wildlife management areas that offer additional hunting and wildlife watching opportunities.

Contact Information

For the most current information on facilities, fees, rules, and to make reservations, visitors should contact the campground or visit the Alabama River Lakes website. Contacting the local visitor center or park office can provide updated information and any seasonal restrictions or event announcements.

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