3. Douglas Lake Trail (day use)
Distance: 10.2 miles (additional miles possible via adjacent sloughs and creeks)
Start: Upper Bryant Landing (private; public use fee associated)
End: Upper Bryant Landing (private; public use fee associated)
Type of trail: creek, lake, and slough
Habitats: bottomland hardwood swamp, flowing creeks, side channel sloughs and backwaters
Reliability: excellent
Optimal water levels: Claiborne Dam river stages ranging from 6 to 19 feet on tailrace reading provide optimum water levels for this route. For water level information at Claiborne Dam, call 1-888-771-4601.
The Douglas Lake day trail begins at Upper Bryant Landing, located north of Stockton, AL, on Baldwin County road 21. The map shows the trail leaving Upper Bryant Landing proceeding upstream on Tensaw Lake, into Douglas Lake to the end of the channel. The return leg follows the same route. Paddlers have several options for selecting the length and duration of this day-trip.