About This Campground
Burchfield Branch Park is located near Holt Lake on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With many amenities, access to the water and opportunities to view wildlife, Burchfield Branch provides a convenient camping spot for families, boaters, swimmers, picnickers…
Burchfield Branch Park is located near Holt Lake on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. With many amenities, access to the water and opportunities to view wildlife, Burchfield Branch provides a convenient camping spot for families, boaters, swimmers, picnickers and sightseers.
Fishing is the most popular activity on the waterway. Whether fishing by boat or along the shore of the park, anglers can find bass, crappie, bream, catfish and more.
Families can enjoy biking and swimming along the lakeshore, watching for birds and animals or taking advantage of the facility's two playgrounds.
Burchfield Branch Park has 36 sites with electric and water hookups, as well as one reservable group picnic shelter for day use. RV campers have the convenience of hot showers, a dump station and trash receptacles.
Holt Lake was created by the damming of the Black Warrior River. The campground is situated along the forested shores of the river and displays scenic fall foliage each year. Deer, squirrel, wild turkey, migratory birds and blue birds live around the Holt Lake area.
Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway consists of six lakes with a total length of 457 miles and 39,800 surface acres of water.
Temperatures range from the 80s to 90s from April through September, and annual rainfall averages about 60 inches.
ADA Access: N
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Drinking Water
- Sanitary Dump
- Sewer Hookups
- Pull-Through Sites
- 30 amp Hookups
- 50 amp Hookups
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Boat InBoat to your campsite
This campground has zero cell service, so if you can’t do without that read no further. We had a lovely stay here other than that. We enjoyed being waterfront at site #5, but there are 8 total lots on the water and then more sites that are in the wooded area. Lots 4, 5, and 6 seem to be the better…
If you plan on having service - I don’t think any phone service is available there. Nice and secluded. It was the first park I’ve been to that the playgrounds are still closed and that was one of the main reasons we went. Very quiet. Sites 1-8 are right on river. Would be 5 stars except we really…
Sites 2-8 are on the river. We were in site 3 the last weekend of October. The location was beautiful but there is no privacy. The sites are small and very close together with no trees or brush separating them. I'm glad we brought our little camper instead of a tent because there would have…
Burchfield Branch Park is located in Alabama
From Tuscaloosa, Alabama: From I-59, take exit 86 toward Brookwood on Tuscaloosa County Road 59. Turn right at the traffic light in Brookwood on highway 216. Turn left (northeast) onto County Road 59, then turn left at the stop sign onto Lock 17 Road. Turn left at Lock 17 Grocery onto Lock 17 Road and proceed to the park entrance (approximately 23 miles from Brookwood). From Birmingham, Alabama: From I-59, take exit 115 toward Hueytown on Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive, which turns into Warrior River Road. Follow through Concord Community toward Lock 17 Road (Warrior River Rd. turns into Lock 17 Rd.). Continue through Oak Grove Community, turn left at Lock 17 Grocery and proceed to the park (approximately 31 miles from Interstate 59).