The forest was established on July 17, 1936.
Blue Lake Recreation Area
is the only place on the Conecuh Forest
A short 10-minute drive from Open Pond
Recreation Area, picnic sites, sanitary facilities and showers are
Fishing is also popular. Two boat ramps provide
access to the lake. Fishing requires an Alabama fishing license.
Open Pond Recreation Area
is the largest recreation area on the
Conecuh. This 450-acre site offers developed camping, picnicking,
hiking, fishing and boating. The lake covers 30 acres and serves as a
hub for recreational activity. Boats with electric motors and boats
with paddles are welcome here.
There are 65 developed campsites and 9
undeveloped campsites. Drinking water is located throughout the
campground. Two sanitary facilities provide showers, hot water and
Each campsite is equipped with a barbecue grill,
lantern post, fire ring, garbage receptacle, table, benches and
designated spaces for a tent and for parked vehicles. Developed
campsites have electrical and water hookups.