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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

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Great place to cool off on a hot day!!

We took our six year old son, and he had a ball riding a tube down the “rock waterslide”. You can... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2019
Birmingham, Alabama
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Beautiful rocks, creek and hiking trails!

This is a gorgeous wildlife preserve with beautiful views! It's a popular swimming area, but be... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Birmingham, Alabama
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3906 Turkey Creek Rd, Pinson, AL 35126-2786
+1 205-680-4116
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Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

We took our six year old son, and he had a ball riding a tube down the “rock waterslide”. You can relax on a float at the base of the waterfalls where the water is calm or ride the waves if you are more adventurous....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wesleys316
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

This is a gorgeous wildlife preserve with beautiful views! It's a popular swimming area, but be aware that the rocks are VERY slippery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hikertriker
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit for a swim, hike, picnic, or just a day of exploring. Can swim in the blue hole or tube down river.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mcgowanapril
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We love going here to hike and take a dip at the falls. Multiple trails from easy to moderate. Biking trails are available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank buzbee4
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

TCNP is a really beautiful area. Alot of people go into making the area beautiful, fun, and educational. Great place for hiking or on those hot summer days going and cooling off with a refreshing dip in the water. The area is home to a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mikeaQ6818EI
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with my kids ages 3, 7 & 9. Water temp was cool, maybe a little lower than preferred. There’s a natural ‘waterslide’ by the falls that’s fun (albeit definitely risky). Bring a tube and float the Creek or try the slide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank jjmeyer720
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I was very disappointed to see MandyLeigh1976's review. During the summer the Preserve is used by many many people. I am a volunteer at the Preserve. It is a Forever Wild Property that must raise money to sustain the Preserve. I am Certified by the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and unique place, from its gorgeous waterfalls tumbling over rocks where kids are swimming and playing to the many hiking trails!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank hikertriker
Reviewed July 8, 2018

- Do not go in the port-o-potty. I could bet money they have not been cleaned in months! They may have been donated, but no one is paying for the routine cleaning. I hope someday I can un-see what I saw today. - We hiked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Charon W
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

My hubs and I drove from Montgomery to Turkey Creek this weekend after seeing it advertised by "Only in Alabama". We were so sad and angry. There was trash, dirty diapers, broken glass, etc everywhere. We left and drove all the way home without swimming....More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank MandyLeigh1976
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May 12, 2018|
Response from jugs-justusgirls |
Yes your dog can swim but you must stay with him because it is leash only rule. I suggest you pick early morning on Sat and Sun but during the day on Wed, Thurs, Fri. you will find it very serene with fewer dogs.
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Martha A | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see any while I was up there. Most of the paths are pretty rugged. It's left all natural. Only paths are from where people have walked over and over again. Nothing is paved and no steps or ramps.
October 14, 2016|
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Response from Buggett55 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the Pinson City Hall to ask that question. They oversee the Preserve. Pinson City Hall - Office: 205-680-5556