Forkland COE Campground: Meet Boo Boo and Jerry Lewis at Rattlesnake Bend

Sunset Gypsies


Dear Folks,

Somewhere among the twists and turns and loops of two Alabama rivers — the Black Warrior and Tombigbee — lies a little green and shady recess tucked back near the corners of Greene and Marengo Counties. Mike and I just got back home yesterday from a week at Forkland Corps of Engineers Campground and loved everything except the heat. And even the Corps of Engineers brainiacs can’t do a thing about that.


What they did do, though, was drape the banks of the Tombigbee backwater with trees, the green and leafy foliage framing the river and its abundant birds and wildlife. It is one of the cleanest, clearest, and prettiest of all the campgrounds, even though it sits on the banks of Rattlesnake Bend.

IMG_20150624_164511429 Beautiful entrance to Forkland Corps of Engineers Campground in Greene Co., AL.

Mike and I ran over a small timber rattler between the campground…

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