Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve Activities

Magnolia Branch Activities

  Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve will begin a phased opening beginning June 15, 2020. The following activity restrictions will be in place during this phase: 

The Pavilions will be closed.
The Playground will be open.
No canoes or kayaks will be rented.
Laundry room will be locked. Guests will call for appointment and it will be cleaned after each guest.
Bathhouse will be opened and will be cleaned regularly and in accordance to CDC Guidelines using the recommended cleaning supplies.
Please see our Home page to review all restrictions.

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
• Volleyball Court

• Canoes
• Kayaks
• Lakes
• Freshwater Creek
• Playground
• 2 Hour Tubing Trip
• Boat Landing
• Zip Line
• Water Blob
• Horseshoe Pit

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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.