5 Rivers refers to the spot where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee, and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay. It also names Alabama’s Delta Resource Center, an incredible facility for outdoor recreation!
5 Rivers Delta Resource Center is an extraordinary facility in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Located in Spanish Fort, AL, 5 Rivers includes over 250,000 acres of scenic waterways, woods, and wetlands to explore.
To put it quite simply: for those interested in the great outdoors, there is no better place for adventure and natural beauty. The Mobile-Tensaw Delta consists of a complex network of tidally-influenced rivers, creeks, bays, lakes, wetlands and bayous.
The area is home to 126 species of fish, 40 species of mammals, 69 species of reptiles, 30 species of amphibians, and more than 300 species of birds. There are also 500 species of plants here! This rich diversity of life relies on the immense estuary, where the tide flows in to mix fresh and salt water.
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