The Locust Fork is at the upper eastern end of the Warrior Basin. Its steep valleys and rocky bed are popular with kayakers and whitewater canoeists during higher spring flows. The Locust Fork is popular for bream fishing and spotted bass. Access is relatively limited. When the Locust Fork meets the Mulberry Fork, the Warrior River is formed. (Source www.outdooralabama.com)
The Locust Fork River is one of two major tributaries of the Black Warrior River, the other being the Mulberry Fork. The Locust Fork flows from the sandstone, shale and coal-bearing strata of the Southern Appalachian Plateau in a southwestern direction for 158 miles to join the Mulberry Fork, forming the Black Warrior River at Bankhead Lake in southern Walker County. The Locust Fork Watershed covers an area of 1,209 square miles and drains
portions of five Alabama counties – Marshall, Etowah, Blount, Jefferson and Walker. Read More
Kayaking is the use of a Kayak for moving across water. Kayaking and canoeing are also known as paddling. Kayaking is distinguished from ...