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Association to have Camden park open soon

Atmore Advance

Date: 8/24/2016 7:39:00 AM

located on the banks of the scenic Miller’s Ferry Reservoir on the Alabama River, open for Labor Day. Kelly Ezell, State Parks’ Central District Supervisor, said Recreation Resource Management (RRM) operates more than 150 campsites in 11 states and has

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Row, row, row your dragon boat

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 8/23/2016 11:32:00 PM

Row, row, row your dragon boat Seven years ago, the thought of dragon boats racing across the Alabama River in Montgomery was kinda out there. Check out this story on http://on.mgmadv

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Locals snag giant gator

Andalusia Star News

Date: 8/18/2016 12:15:00 AM

A group of local men set out to tag an alligator on the Alabama River over the weekend. Travis Martin, Jarrod Pettie, Steve Ballard and Tyler Martin traveled north to Roland Cooper State Park in Camden to take part in the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater

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ADT celebrates 30 years as 'Pearl of the River Region'

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 8/17/2016 8:37:00 PM

They were among those in the delighted audiences, as changing shades of pink and red lit up the sky, and as the sun set over the Alabama River. Children danced amid them on the lawn as the talented ADT dancers and guest artists did so from the Amphitheatre

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Despite rule change, raft race promises to be fun

The Selam Times Journal

Date: 8/16/2016 8:32:00 PM

A lot of people worked hard behind the scenes to bring back the Alabama River Raft Race on Labor Day last year. Not surprisingly, the race was a big hit with dozens of competitors. The most popular part of the race was that competitors could build their

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• River: Alabama River
• Surface Area: 12,510 Acres
• Volume: 234,200 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 16,300 Square Miles
• Length: 80 Miles
Jones Bluff Reservoir (also known as R. E."Bob" Woodruff Lake) impounds the Alabama River between Montgomery and Selma in central Alabama. The Army Corps of Engineers built the Robert F. Henry Lock and Dam to create a 12,510 acre reservoir that provides navigation, hydroelectric power generation, and recreation. Jones Bluff is a riverine impoundment; meaning much of the reservoir is confined to the historic river channel. Its low retention time and water storage capacity often result in frequent winter and spring flooding. Locals still refer to it as the Alabama River; however, numerous creeks have been flooded, providing a wide variety of fishing opportunities.

Its level fluctuates minimally, the lake is an ideal spot for recreation activities. Woodruff Lake was made possible through the construction of the Robert F. Henry Lock and Dam which was completed in 1975. The dam backs up the river to a minimum depth of nine feet from the upper end of the William "Bill" Dannelly Reservoir to the Alabama Power Company's Walter Bouldin Dam on the Coosa River. The project's power plant at R.F. Henry produces enough electricity to serve approximately 45,000 homes. Woodruff Lake offers such activities as fishing, boating, water skiing, picnicking, camping swimming and hiking.
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