Paddling Alabama

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Globe Pequot, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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From the Appalachian highlands in the north to the Gulf Coast, this guide offers paddling opportunities ranging from classic whitewater rapids to meandering rivers, quiet lakes, and saltwater estuaries. Join authors Joe Cuhaj and Curt Burdick for a statewide tour of Alabama's premier paddling destinations for the canoeist and kayaker. Each destination is described and mapped in detail, with information on put-in points and take-outs, water conditions, and flora and fauna. Sidebars and at-a-glance data highlight local history, seasonal attractions and cultural events, restaurants, paddlesports organizations, and much more.
  

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User Review  - Fracro - Goodreads

good book, but no info on the Cahaba River. Little Cahaba only.. Does include Hatchet Creek, Tallapoosa and Sipsey Rivers, Very good reference book with 29 major creeks and rivers. Couple of "river recipes" in back. Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Lewter - Goodreads

Excellent guidebook Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
How to Use This GuideOr Using This Guide for Everything but Kindling
8
Preparing for That ThreeHour Cruise
12
Gulf Coast Region
21
Escatawpa River
22
Hurricane Creek
28
Magnolia River
34
Rice CreekMound Island
41
Coosa River
116
Elkahatchee Creek
123
Hatchet River North
129
Little Cahaba River
135
Tallapoosa River
142
Weogufka Creek
149
Weoka Creek
154
North Region
161

Navy Cove
47
Perdido River
53
Sand Island
59
Styx River
66
Southeast Region
72
Big Escambia Creek
73
Choctawhatchee River
80
Conecuh River
86
Pea River
92
Sepulga River
98
West Fork of the Choctawhatchee River
103
Yellow River
109
Central Region
115
Bear Creek
162
Borden Creek
169
Flint River
177
Lower Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River
183
Lower Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River
190
Sipsey River
196
Terrapin Creek
203
Appendix AResources and Information
209
Appendix BRiver Recipes
222
Appendix COther Resources
224
GlossaryPaddling Lingo from Canoe Kayak Magazine
225
About the Authors
229
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Curt Burdick, a veteran paddler, grew up in Michigan and today lives with his wife and their two sons in Daphne, Alabama. He is a programmer in the software industry.
Joe Cuhaj, a former radio broadcaster, is the author of Hike America: Alabama. He is a seasoned outdoorsman living in Daphne, Alabama, with his wife and daughter.