Tom Bevill Lock and Dam Visitors Center
County: Pickens | Attraction Types: Birding Trail, Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Park
The Tom Bevill Lock and Dam Visitors Center is an authentic reproduction of a mid-nineteenth Century plantation house surrounded by extensive lawns with scattered rows of shade trees. Adjacent to the U.S. Snagboat Montgomery.
The Visitors Center abuts the lock and dam complex and Aliceville Lake. A short walk to the right of the visitors center leads to a well-maintained boardwalk that overlooks the lake. Note the paddlewheeler river work boat, the MV Montgomery, docked here. There is a shelter that offers a good vantage point to scan the water and riprap below for waders (especially in late summer) and waterfowl and eagles (most prevalent in winter).
Summer 9-5; Winter 8-4; Closed Weekends Nov-March
Address: 1382 Lock & Dam Road, Pickensville, AL 35447
Latitude: 33.2124955 | Longitude: -88.2823793
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