Terrapin Creek

The Terrapin Creek is a great place for kayaking. Jacksonville State University's Recreation Department has partnered with the Terrapin Outdoor Center to provide an opportunity for JSU Students to enjoy a more affordable experience while floating the Terrapin. The Terrapin Outdoor Center is located on the beautiful Terrapin Creek in Piedmont, AL and is "Alabama's Largest PaddleSports Retailer".                                                                            

Family owned & operated with over 45 years of experience in outdoor retail sales. Their showroom is overflowing with new canoes, kayaks, SUP's, paddles, PFD's, and accessories from the top names in the industry. So whatever your paddling preference: solo, tandem, whitewater, flatwater, tripping, touring, fishing, recreational, racing, etc., we've got the boat and gear that'll be just right for you. At TOC, you can always expect fast, friendly, courteous service, knowledgeable advice and a good deal!   

Terrapin Outdoor Center Address:

4114 County Rd. 175

Piedmont, AL 36272


Call: Adventure Recreation Office at 256.782.5072

If you are interested in taking a trip please visit the University Recreation office for a card/coupon that will allow you to obtain the $20 rate upon presenting the card to the employees at the Outdoor Center. The $20 will provide a kayak, paddle, and life jacket. It will also provide a launch and pick up service. You will be able to leave your vehicle at the Outdoor Center and a shuttle will pick you up and return you to your vehicle after your float trip.