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5 Rivers - Alabama's Delta Resource Center

30945 Five Rivers Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9326
+1 251-625-0814
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Beautiful place to visit

We have been here a couple times. We loved the boat tour & definitely recommend that. We took some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
luvtolagh
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Uriah, Alabama
Cool to look around but rude staff

This place is cool to look around but the staff is very unfriendly. It’s worth seeing just steer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Noneya B
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Where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay stands an incredible facility for outdoor recreation, conservation and land stewardship in Alabama: 5 Rivers. It's the ultimate place to begin your adventure into over 250,000 acres of scenic waterways, woods and wetlands. Or, simply soak up the natural beauty and history of the region with plenty to do and see at the facility itself.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“live animals” (7 reviews)
“boat tour” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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30945 Five Rivers Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9326
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+1 251-625-0814
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"live animals"
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"boat tour"
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"gift shop"
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"several buildings"
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"mobile bay"
in 11 reviews
"kayak launch"
in 3 reviews
"plants and animals"
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"interesting place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"great wildlife"
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"walking trails"
in 5 reviews
"south alabama"
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"natural resources"
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"conference center"
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"business meeting"
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"great family"
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"eco tour"
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"knowledgeable tour guides"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here a couple times. We loved the boat tour & definitely recommend that. We took some great pictures throughout different spots in the park. The museum is fun & interesting. The only downside to our last visit was a rude staff guy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is cool to look around but the staff is very unfriendly. It’s worth seeing just steer clear of workers

Thank Noneya B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Resource Center is a treasure for everyone: especially parents of young children and older individuals. I say that because the area has several short, level trails through the wooded part of the center's grounds, as well as paved paths. There are many benches along...More

Thank Joan P
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Nice to be able to walk and view the estuary. Displays in one building informative but on the slim side. Easy access; surprisingly quiet given proximity of the highway. River rides available once a day most days of the week, and we plan to return...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Five Rivers has it all, from hiking paths to interactive areas for the kids ( and grownups too ), this area is a gem for hands on education about the Delta area. There is a Delta boat tour also. We always take our out of...More

Thank Donovan C
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

From the Gift Center near the entrance to the hiking trails that wind throughout the property, the kayakers departure point to pontoon boat guided Delta tours, picnicking along the rivers to the classrooms for both meetings and seminars, the history building with formerly live animals...More

Thank 848friedar
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

The 5 Rivers facility has several buildings. As you drive in, the first building you encounter is the gift store which has a lot of interesting merchandise. Then as you drive further into the park you pass the WildNative tour building and continue to the...More

Thank blnavarremary
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Lovely spot on the river delta, with lovely short walks through the woods, and several buildings with different exhibits. There are baby alligators in the gift shop and one of the other main buildings, as well as owls, a kestrel, lizards, snakes, fish, crabs, turtles,...More

Thank Meriah C
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

An amazing story of how this area was a refuge during the last ice age and became the nursery providing the launch place to spread plants and animals again as the ice retreated. It is reported to still have the most variety of plants and...More

Thank Ontario76
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

It doesn't cost anything to visit, which is a bonus on vacation. Lots of animals (live and stuffed) to see. The staff was very knowledgeable and gave lots of info on the animals in the center as well as those outside. Check out the tortoises...More

Thank Jamie V
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