Parks & Recreation
Mobile County parks and recreation facilities encompass over 1,200 acres of beautifully designed properties that offer scenic viewing of Mobile Bay and other waterways, fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, disc golf, picnic areas, and ball fields. All Mobile County Parks are under the management of Mobile County Public Works.
Chickasabogue Park, named for the creek that flows through the center of the 1,100 acre site, offers visitors a relaxing view, excellent hiking, campgrounds, extensive bike trails, watercraft rentals, ball fields, picnic areas and a disc player's paradise.
In a county that is home to some of the greatest baseball players in the country Hank Aaron , Eddie Stanky, Satchel Paige, Frank and Milt Bolling, Billy Williams, Tommy Agee, Cleon Jones and Willie McCorvey the baseball and softball fields at West Mobile County Park are important resources for Mobile County. Housed on 67 acres of prime land, the park is equipped with eight lighted fields. It's an excellent facility to train future great ball players.
The multi-functional Agricultural Pavilion is spacious, rustic and beautifully designed for all types of activities, especially horse shows and rodeos. The facility seats 750 persons and is near interstate highways and area malls.
Bordered by the Mississippi Sound and Mobile Bay, and within miles of the resort city of Dauphin Island sits Mobile County Bayfront Park on eight acres of land. A bird-lovers paradise, this park is listed on the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail.
The 25-acre Mobile River Delta and Campground provides access to the pristine ecosystem of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Located in Creola, its facilities and features include RV and tent camping, cabin rentals, playground, bath house, laundry lake fishing, river fishing, launch ramp, covered boat slip rentals, houseboat dockage, bait and tackle, limited groceries and canoe rentals. It also provides an in-ground pool to campers.