It has become a tradition for this group to camp on the Alabama River each Memorial Day weekend. The sandbar chosen for the camp each year is called Burford's Bar, a large sandbar 10 miles down river from the Miller's Ferry Lock and Dam.
We resort to the cool waters of the Alabama to beat the summer heat until hunting season again opens in the fall. The campout has become a fun time to kick back, crack open a can of beverage, and relax. We cook and eat until we can't eat any more, then go for another cruise down the river.
Here's some classic photos from several of the camps. If you want to join us you're welcome to come along. We're looking forward to Campout 2000!
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