We would like to say "Thank You" to all who attended, sponsored, or participated in the 2016 Delta Woods & Waters Expo!
The Delta Woods and Waters Expo, an annual event sponsored by
the City of Spanish Fort and held at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center,
to celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta.
Featuring a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and
interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals,
educators and enthusiasts, the Delta Woods & Waters Expo includes
numerous fun and exciting hands-on demonstrations which allow attendees to learn and practice new skills with one-on-one instruction.
The mission of the Delta Woods & Waters Expo is to promote
responsible and enjoyable outdoor recreational experiences
through a fun and educational event.
On Thursday, April 27th, and Friday, April 28th, the Expo hosted
two full days of scheduled school field trips which were attended
by approximately 700 area 4th grade students.
Plenty of on-site parking and free shuttle bus service will
be available throughout the day on Saturday, April 30th. 5 Rivers now has ADA compliant ramps available for easier access for all attendees.
Maps and schedules for various presentations will be available
at the Expo information desk and in info boxes located in
numerous locations around the 5 Rivers property.
Click on the thumbnail image for an expanded version of 2016 Delta Woods & Waters Expo publicity designed by Kathy Hicks.
Enjoy a 30 Minute Delta Boat Tour Aboard the "Osprey"
TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE! On sale now!
For Expo-day Delta Boat Tours, you may purchase your tickets
online, at the Delta office at 5 Rivers' Bartram Landing, or by
Passengers will experience the swamps of the lower Mobile-
Tensaw Delta on this highly rated wildlife tour. Float among the
open marshes while watching for a variety of wildlife, including the Bald Eagle, alligators, osprey, heron, cormorant, pelicans, nutria and more while learning about these unique animals of the swamp and how they live. Commentary includes points on the history, geology, ecology and characters of the Delta, as well as Alabama State Lands' mission in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and the 'Forever Wild' program.
Perfect for children of all ages, Delta Safaris operates over 100 school field trips annually - we know kids and
welcome yours aboard!
All commentary provided by experienced Delta Nature Guides. Call Delta Safaris at 877.411.SAFARI, 251.259.8531 for more information, or visit their official website at www.5RDS.com.
If you are interested in being a volunteer for the Delta Woods & Waters Expo, please call Spanish Fort City Hall at 251-626-4884, or email
on how to get started in this addictive hobby, as well as assisting the experienced treasure hunter with great advice. Find out more about geocaching at www.geocaching.com.
A great activity for families to do together - for the young and those young-at-heart, singles, couples or groups - geocaching is fun and rewarding! Try your skills at 5 Rivers and see what treasures you might find.
Happy Hunting at the Delta Woods & Waters Expo!
Outdoor fun and fresh air can sure make you hungry! While you're at the Expo, follow the tempting smells of smoking bar-be-que and head over to the Food Tent for some juicy, delicious pulled pork. The $5.00 meal includes a pulled pork sandwich, chips, and cookies. Soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase for $1.00 each.
GOOD FOOD AT FAMILY- FRIENDLY PRICES
Spanish Fort, Alabama - "Gateway to the Delta"
This family fun event is a water based scavenger hunt. Follow the map to designated points & collect sealed envelopes. Collect as many envelopes as possible in the designated time & return to the launch before the buzzer sounds. All envelopes will be collected & opened, revealing playing cards. Best poker hands win trophies! Event starts at 8am.
Participants will collect envelopes from the designated points on a map. After collecting as many envelopes as possible in the designated time all teams will return to the launch before the buzzer sounds. All envelopes will be collected and opened, revealing playing cards. The best poker hands win prizes. Top winning boats will receive trophies. All participants are also entered into door prize drawings.
All cards are confidential so there is no strategy or advantage to finishing fastest. This event is designed to be a fun, family friendly event in conjunction with the Delta Woods & Waters Expo on this day. Early Registration is now open. Visit http://wildnativetours.com/coastal-alabama-special-events/ to reserve your spot!