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Higgins Ferry Boating Access

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Higgins Ferry Boat Ramp and Fishing Access on the Coosa River

County: Chilton

Location and Features: This site is located north of Clanton at the Lake Mitchell exit off I-65. Take County Road 28 until it dead-ends at Higgins Ferry Park. A fishing pier, tournament weigh-in and release facilities, restrooms, camping (primative and hook-ups for a fee) and small swimming beach are available at this site.

Number of Lanes: 2Higgins Ferry

Lights: Yes

Courtesy Dock: One Stationary Dock

Accessible: Yes

Parking Lot Size: One Acre; 30 Trailers (more in an adjacent parking area)

Restrooms: Yes

Latitude*: N32o 51' 28"

Longitude*: W86o 27' 09"

Provided in Cooperation With: Chilton County

State regulations govern the use of this boating and fishing access area.  If you have questions about this boating and fishing access area, contact the District II Fisheries Supervisor.

Protect Alabama Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!
stop aquatic hitchhiker logoAs Alabamians, we love to spend time on the water. Protecting these resources is an important part of our overall enjoyment. A concern we must all address is the spreading of harmful plants, animals and other organisms. These aquatic nuisance species can hitch a ride on our clothing, boats, and items used in the water. When we go to another lake or stream, the nuisance species can be released. And, if the conditions are right, these introduced species can become established and create drastic results.

So what can we do? By following simple procedures each time we leave the water, we can stop aquatic hitchhikers.

Simple Procedures:

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