Only a stone’s throw (if that far) from the major Gulf Coast city of Mobile, there is a true wilderness area that many people outside of Alabama do not know exists. It is one of the largest intact wetland wilderness areas in the country — the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.
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The delta encompasses 260,000 acres of breathtaking cypress and tupelo swamps and is the most diverse river system in the country where alligators — hundreds of them — lurk just below the surface. Hundreds of miles of marshes, wetlands, bayous, and sloughs vein their way to the Gulf of Mexico and play host to more species of fish, turtles, snails, crawfish, and mussels than any other river system in North America.
Countless species of birds find this wet, often humid climate much to…