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Jug Lake: 2 Days/ 1 Night

Alabama State Lands



Use of this floating campsite is by reservation only.
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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 or

The map shows the Jug Lake trail paddling Rice Creek into Briar Lake on the east side of Larry Island. The trail proceeds to the west side of Larry Island into Tensaw Lake / Tensaw River and down to 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.


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