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About the Campground

Deerlick Creek Campground is located on Holt Lake northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The damming of the Black Warrior River formed the lake and provides opportunities for water related activities and other outdoor recreation for the public. Holt Lake offers areas for campers, boaters, and dayusers. Deerlick Creek Campground has 46 sites, 40 with electric and water hookups and 6 primitive sites. Additional amenities include a dump station, laundry facilities, hot showers, a boat ramp, pay phone, playground, multi-purpose court, fishing piers, a group shelter, swimming beach, hiking trails, and a paved bicycle trail. The hiking and bicycle trails are for campers only. WEB ADDRESS:

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheater
  • Ball Courts
  • Bike Trail
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Group Shelter
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Laundry
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone


Peak Season
Mar 01 2010 -
Nov 30 2010
Peak Season
Mar 01 2011 -
Nov 30 2011

Alerts and Important Information The campground is undergoing several renovations which include an increase to 50 amp services and the concreting of several pads that were previously graveled. The day use areas which include the boat ramp, beach and picnic areas will be open March 1, 2010 as they have in the past. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance of arrival. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. Hiking and bicycle trails are for campers only. Deerlick Creek Campground is open from March 1st to November 30th. Sites are available for $10-$18/night. Gates are open and attendants are on duty from 7am until 10pm daily. No ATV's or ORV's allowed. A maximum of two vehicles are permitted per site. Additional vehicles will be assessed an extra vehicle fee which will be collected at the park. Electric and gas scooters are not allowed in the park unless they are insured, registered, have license tag, and are street legal. All customers will be assessed an area usage fee. Golden Age, Golden Access, and America the Beautiful Senior and Access passes are applicable. Deerlick Creek Campground's phone number is (205) 759-1591. Park Attendant Contractors cannot perform transfers Thursday-Saturday or on Holiday Weekends, during the peak season. As of March 1, 2009 the campground is 100% reservable. Campers are still welcome to walk-in if sites are available. We recommend you call the park to check site availability.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Deerlick Creek
Campground Phone: 205-759-1591
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Tuscaloosa, AL

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More About Deerlick Creek Campground

Deerlick Creek is a campground located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -87.43028 latitude, and -87.43028 longitude into your GPS device.

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