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River Delta Marina and Campground

2350 Dead Lake Marina Road
Creola, AL 36525
Phone: (251) 574-2266
Fax: (251) 574-9047

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Are you looking for a perfect spot for fishing, boating and camping all in one location? The 25-acre River Delta Marina and Campground, located in north Mobile County, could be your new happy place. You will be surrounded by the great outdoors and experience a unique ecosystem!

River Delta Marina and Campground offers a day-use park, RV campsites, Jon/paddle boat rentals, boat slips, supply store, in-ground swimming pool, and onsite fishing in two stocked ponds, as well as the Mobile River and Dead Lake.

River Delta Marina and Campground, conveniently located in Creola, Alabama off I-65, provides easy access to the Tensaw and Mobile Rivers and other smaller waterways that flow southward toward the Gulf Coast. The Mobile-Tensaw Delta, the largest of its kind in Alabama, and is the second largest delta system in the United States. It brims with hundreds of fish species, a variety of mammals, reptiles and birds. There is so much to explore in this biologically diverse environment! For local and visiting anglers, prepare to reel in bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish and striped bass in the nearby upper delta while flounder, speckled trout, white trout, redfish, drum and sheepshead are the sought-after catches in the saltier, lower delta including Mobile Bay to the south.

Additional boating amenities include covered and uncovered boat slip rentals (monthly rentals only) and overnight boat docking for vessels under 40 feet in length. A convenient, marina store has limited bait, tackle, grocery items and supplies for purchase. The park, acquired by the Mobile County Commission with $1 million in Coastal Impact grant funds in early 2011, was extensively upgraded in December 2011.

River Delta Marina and Campground’s day-use areas are accessible 7 a.m. to dusk.

The campground has 60 full hook-up RV campsites. Registered campers have access to the following amenities:

  • Laundry Facility
  • Bathhouse
  • In-ground swimming pool (salt water)
  • Playground
  • Nature Walk
  • Pavilion
  • Welcome Center
  • Boat Launch
  • Pier Fishing
  • Two ponds and a lake stocked with bluegill and bass

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RV Camping

Only certified RVs are allowed. Converted vehicles, camper trailers and pop-ups are not allowed on any campsite, nor is any repurposed vehicle that is not a certified RV.


Help protect the natural beauty of River Delta Marina and Campground by following all rules for your safety and the safety of other guests. Thank you for:

  • Stashing your trash (and excess fishing line) in the containers provided. Help protect this beautiful, natural resource by not littering!
  • Being considerate of all guests in the park and surrounding areas (quiet hours begin at 10 p.m.).
  • Parking in designated areas only.
  • NOT swimming in lake, ponds and surrounding open waters (registered campers have access to pool).
  • Keeping the park family friendly for everyone to enjoy!
  • Maintaining dogs on leashes going to and from private boats. Dogs are allowed in RV campsites.

RV campsite and Boat Slip Rental Rates

  Daily Weekly  
RVs $19.80 $118.80  
Large Boat Slips N/A N/A  
Covered Small Boat Slips N/A N/A  
Un-Covered Small Boat Slips N/A N/A  

Welcome Center/Pavilion Rental Fees

For larger groups including family reunions, class reunions, graduation parties, church groups and other social gatherings, the park has a Welcome Center and Pavilion to accommodate groups up to 100 guests.

                               Daily                            Deposit                     Available Times

Large Pavilion        $85                   $20 (non-refundable)          6 a.m. – 10 p.m.                 1 - 100 people

Welcome Center    $85                   $50 (refundable)                  6 a.m. – 10 p.m.                without kitchen   1–40 people

Welcome Center    $150                 $250 (refundable)                6 a.m. – 10 p.m.                with kitchen 1 – 40 people

Cash, check and money orders are acceptable forms of payment. Senior citizens receive a 10 percent discount on RV rentals only. Refundable deposits, required to hold reservations, will be refunded if property is damage free and there are no park rule violations.


Onsite Fishing, Boat Docking and Boat Launch Fees*

Pond & Pier Fishing (adults and children 11+)    $ 2      

Children 10 years and younger are FREE 

Overnight Docking (for campers/non/campers)  $20 

            (boats under 40 feet in length)

Boat Launch fee (for non-campers)                    $ 3 

*Use of the boat launches and onsite fishing are FREE to registered campers only. Security guards are onsite 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. to monitor campground and marina.

Hunting (adjacent to park property)

The park boat launch gives visitors access to 50,000+ acres of the Mobile/Tensaw wildlife management area owned by the State of Alabama. This land provides hunting deer, duck, turkey, rabbit, raccoon, and squirrel. Wild hogs are also abundant in the area. Game area permits, required in addition to a regular hunting license, are available from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Additional information can be found at

Campground Map

Mobile County Park Brochure

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The park is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. For additional information or reservations, call 251-574-2266.