Franklin County offers one of the finest floatways in the state. We are nationally rated one of the best in Alabama! We offer everything from canoeing to kayaking- to even whitewater rafting. While you are in Franklin County, you do not want to miss out on the fun awaiting you on the water!
Bear Creek Floatway
Rated as one of the best floatways in Alabama. Releases from Upper Bear Reservoir are made to provide adequate flow on all weekends and holidays, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Releases shut off at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. If traveling long distances, please call ahead to check current conditions. The Floatway is considered a Class I course with exceptions. Take special note: Upper Factory Falls and Lower Factory Falls are Class VI and are dangerous. Please note, access is allowed at designated points only.