10. Jug Lake (2 days/1 night)
Distance: 13 +/- miles
Start: Rice Creek Landing
End: Rice Creek Landing
Campsites: Jug Lake
Type of trail: river, creek, lake, and slough
Habitats: Old river channel, bottomland hardwood swamp, flowing creeks, side channel sloughs and backwaters
Reliability: Good
Recommended water levels: Claiborne Dam river stages ranging from 6 to 19 feet on tailrace reading provide optimum water levels for this route. River stages above these values should be considered hazardous. For water level information at Claiborne Dam, call 1-888-771-4601 or visit http://water.sam.usace.army.mil or http://al. water.usgs.gov.
The map shows the Jug Lake trail paddling thru Rice Creek and up Briar Lake down Tensaw Lake on the east side of Larry Island. The trail proceeds to the west side of Larry lsland into Tensaw Lake/Tensaw River and down into Bayou Jessamine ending at the platform campsite located in Jug Lake. Day two returns to the Tensaw River via Bayou Jessamine and back up Briar Lake to Rice Creek.