Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve Activities

Magnolia Branch Activities

Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve has reopened with the following restrictions in place:

-Signage will be placed at entrance and throughout the park in reference to social distancing. 

-The Pavilions will be closed.

-All booking and payment will be handled by phone. Our office will remain locked.

-Campers will not be allowed guests. Two vehicles will be allowed per site with a park pass that must be visible. This will be strictly enforced. If anyone is caught giving out the gate code or letting others in, they will be asked to leave the park with no refund.

-Bathhouse will be opened. It will be cleaned regularly and in accordance to CDC Guidelines using the recommended cleaning supplies.

Year Around Adventure Awaits

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May 1 through Labor Day

Enjoy a relaxing ride down Big Escambia Creek on our comfortable big yellow tubes.

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Available year round!

Spend the day on the water ... Experienced guests can enjoy the numerous waterways throughout the area by kayak. Rent from us or bring your own. You can launch right from Magnolia Branch’s boat ramp.

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Explore our lake or creek by canoe. Hourly canoeing available on our lake or enjoy a longer canoe trip down Big Escambia Creek. Available year round.

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Bike Rentals

Available year round!
We now offer bicycle rentals.

We currently have one standard size available for hourly rentals.

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Campground amenities include:


• 3 Bathhouses with showers
• Laundry Room
• 4 Group Picnic Pavilions
• Fishing
• Hiking Trails
• Horse Riding Trails
• 10 Horse Stalls

• Canoes
• Kayaks
• Lakes
• Freshwater Creek
• Playground
• 2 Hour Tubing Trip
• Boat Landing
• Horseshoe Pit
• Volleyball Court

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Hiking Trails

Explore on foot acres of Loblolly and Longleaf pine while seeing native wildlife and plant species.

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Horse Trail

Enjoy our 7-mile horse trail.

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The Beach & Swimming Area

Available year round!
Get your tan on at our sandy beach, which offers cool, clean water perfect for swimming or just lounging and soaking up the sun. Dig your toes in and stay a while!

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Our fresh water lake is stocked with blue gill, catfish and shell cracker fish. No license is needed to fish, just bring your poles and bait. Fishing is open year round.

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