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The Mobile River and its tributaries flow south to the Gulf of Mexico. They form the most important river system in the state. The Alabama and Tombigbee, Alabama's longest rivers, meet about 45 miles north of Mobile and form the Mobile River.

ALABAMA WHITEWATER COURSES
The Cahaba River is the longest free-flowing river in Alabama and is among the most scenic and biologically diverse rivers in the United States. The Cahaba River is a major tributary of the Alabama River and part of the larger Mobile River basin. With headwaters near Birmingham, the Cahaba meanders to the southwest, then at Heiberger turns southeas...

The Lower Coosa segment, known as Coosa River Whitewater, has turbulent waters and Class III rapids. The fall line, the last stone underlayment supporting the Alabama uplands before the rivers grind deep into the plains on their way to the Gulf of Mexico, is an exciting place on any river in Alabama. It's especially loved on the Coosa River near th...

Hatchet Creek begins in the Talladega National Forest in Clay County, flows through Coosa County, and eventually empties into Mitchell Reservoir on the Coosa River. The creek drains 422 square miles, runs for approximately 40 miles, and drops over 400 feet in elevation. The watershed is secluded and heavily forested, and offers stunning scenery t...

The Tallapoosa River runs 265 miles from the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains in Georgia, in the United States, southward and westward into Alabama. It is formed by the confluence of McClendon Creek and Mud Creek in Paulding County, Georgia. Lake Martin at Alexander City, Alabama is a large and popular water recreation area formed by a dam...



RIVERS IN ALABAMA
River Name Length (miles)
Alabama River 315 Miles
Apalachee River
Bean River
Black Warrior River 178 Miles
Blackburn Fork Little Warrior River
Blackwater River
Blakeley River
Bon Secour River
Brier Fork Flint River
Broglen River
Cahaba River 200 Miles
Calvert Prong Little Warrior River
Chattahoochee River 436 Miles
Chattooga River
Choctawhatchee River
Coosa River 286 Miles
Dead River
Deer River
Dog River
Driver Creek
Drivers Branch
Duck River
East Fork Choctawhatchee River
East Fork Little River
East Fork West Fork Little River
East Fowl River
East Sepulga River
Elk River
Fish River
Flint River
Fowl River
Jenny River
Little Cahaba River
Little Cahaba River
Little Choctawhatchee River
Little Conecuh River
Little New River
Little River
Little River
Little River
Little River
Little Tallapoosa River
Little Warrior River
Magnolia River
Middle Fork Deer River
Middle Fork Little River
Middle River
Mobile River 45 Miles
New River
North Fork Deer River
North River
Noxubee River
Paint Rock River
Pea River
Raft River
Red River
Red River Branch
River Branch
Salt River
Sepulga River
Sipsey River
South Fork Deer River
Spanish River
Styx River
Sucarnoochee River
Tallapoosa River 268 Miles
Tennessee River 650 Miles
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 234 Miles
Tensaw River
Toe River
Tombigbee River 400 Miles
West Branch Buttahatchee River
West Fork Choctawhatchee River
West Fork Flint River
West Fork Little River
West Fowl River
West River
West Sepulga River
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