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Discover Alabama’s Mobile-Tensaw Delta at 5 Rivers!

June 12, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center5 Rivers is an incredible facility on the Mobile-Tensaw Delta for outdoor recreation. Alabama’s Mobile-Tensaw Delta is a unique, natural confluence of fresh and salt water with 250,000 acres of scenic waterways, woods, and wetlands. Visitors to 5 Rivers can explore trails, kayak, picnic, and more!

The Mobile-Tensaw Delta is where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee, and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay. This merging of fresh and salt waters has created a complex network of tidally-influenced creeks, rivers, bays, lakes, and bayous.

There are over 500 kinds of plants here, 126 species of fish, and more than 300 species of birds! The area also supports 30 species of amphibians, 69 species of reptiles, and 40 species of mammals. To say that the Mobile-Tensaw Delta is teeming with life is an understatement.

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