The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting outdoor recreation and tourism opportunities in the state’s 23-county Black Belt region, which extends across south-central Alabama from Mississippi to Georgia.

News Around the Black Belt

Our 10th Annual Big Gobbler Photo Contest has begun!

Our 10th Annual Big Gobbler Photo Contest has begun! The contest runs through May 8th, and the winner will receive a limited edition, Birdseye maple pot call with matching striker paired by renowned champion turkey caller Preston Pittman. Both are numbered and signed by NWTF Hall of Fame inductees Ron Jolly and Preston Pittman. The winner will also receive a signed copy of "Memories of Spring" by Ron Jolly and Tes Randle Jolly, along with a $300 gift certificate sponsored by Jonathan Goode and Southeastern Land Group. For more information or to submit your photo, click here.

Looking for a Keepsake Graduation or Father's Day Gift?

You've found it! Our 3rd print of Black Belt Bounty has arrived! This deluxe coffee table book is a literary work of art celebrating the rich heritage and traditions of hunting and fishing in Alabama's famed Black Belt region. Its pages are filled with stunning wildlife images and artwork and entertaining stories. This would make an excellent graduation or Father's Day gift for the avid outdoorsman in your life. Take an armchair adventure in Alabama's Black Belt! You can purchase your copy on our website or visit a local retailer today!

The Alabama Bass Trail is coming to Lake Eufaula!

June 18
The Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series is coming to Lake Eufaula on June 18! Fishermen will be competing for largemouth and spotted bass in the area as a part of the tournament series that travels across the state. Make plans to attend the weigh-in and find out who takes home the winnings! This portion of the tournament is hosted by the Eufaula-Barbour County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit

Birds and Nature Tours

Newburn, AL
Looking for a way to learn more about the diverse nature of the Alabama Black Belt? Book a trip with Christopher at Connecting with Birds and Nature Tours. More than just birdwatching, you can explore more than 200 acres of the Black Angus farm, while observing countless species of wildlife. This is a great opportunity for your next field trip or youth outing, as students can learn through observing wildlife in their natural spaces. For more information, visit

More Outdoor Fun

Spring is here! With the weather getting warmer, more people will be enjoying the outdoors. The Black Belt is more than just a hotbed for local hunting and fishing- Mother Nature shows out big here! So, visit our website to find out where the best places are for camping, hiking, birdwatching, or to simply enjoy the outdoors!

Local Hotspots

Gallery 905
Selma, AL
Orrville Farmer's Market
Orrville, AL
13th Street BBQ
Pheonix City, AL

Best of the Black Belt

Food and Culture

The Alabama Grill in Greenville, AL
Black Warrior Brewing Company in Tuscaloosa, AL
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