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Co Rd 30
Marion, AL 36756
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The Radford access consiss of a small parking area that can accommodate about five cars and a set of steps leading to the water down the 40 ft. bank.  Take great care as you enter the water to avoid the metal debris that lies just downstream from the access. 


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+River Segment - 9.5 miles

As with other sections in Perry County, this section of the Cahaba River is remote and undeveloped, and features heavily wooded river banks, large sand/gravel bars and abundant baldcypress trees and wildlife. It is truly wild and beautiful! There are very few recognizable manmade landmarks. The gravel bars and beaches are considered private property by most of the landowners, so stay on the water and do not trespass. The banks along this section are mostly low bluffs made up of Cretaceous age sands. Keep a lookout for the fossils of Creataceous marine animals such mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, giant turtles, and shark teeth in the shallows as you paddle! The take-out at Suttle is on the right bank under the Perry County Road 6 bridge and is an unimproved, moderately steep sandy slope.