Description: Little Bear Creek Reservoir (LBCR) was impounded in 1976 as a flood control reservoir and contains 1,560 surface acres of water at full pool. It is one of four Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) reservoirs operated by the Bear Creek Development Authority (BCDA).
Location: Located in Franklin County in northwest Alabama. Take State Highway 24 west from Russellville approximately 13 miles, then turn south on Franklin County Road 88 and you will cross the Little Bear Creek Dam. The BCDA headquarters can be found on the right after crossing the dam. Elliot Branch access area, campground, and cabins will be located on your left just a short distance past the BCDA headquarters.