McDuffie Landing is a 116-acre land in Alabama currently open only for hunting and bird watching. Visitors must obtain a written permit annually after September 1 from the US Army Corps of Engineers at Millers Ferry Resource Office or the Alabama River Lakes Site Office. Access to the park is by foot only, and there are no amenities or river access for boating.
A written permit is required for entry. Permits are free of charge and are issued annually after September 1. They may be obtained from US Army Corps of Engineers at either the Millers Ferry Resource Office, 1226 Power House Road, Camden, AL 36726 (phone: 334-682-4244) or the Alabama River Lakes Site Office, 8493 U.S. Highway 80 W, Hayneville, AL 36040 (phone: 334-872-9554). Office hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Requests to process permits will not be taken over the phone.
Park on the shoulder of McDuffie Landing Road at the yellow gate and proceed on foot. The access roads of the old park make excellent “trails” for birding in river bottom hardwoods and pines. The area around the mouth of Beaver Creek in the western part of the property is subject to seasonal flooding. Red-eyed Vireos; Acadian Flycatchers; Northern Parulas; Yellow-throated, Hooded, and Kentucky warblers; and Summer Tanagers are common spring and summer residents.
By permit only; please note that the entire property is open to bow hunting for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and wild hog.
None; please note that there is no access to the river for boating at this site.