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USACE beaches Old Bridge, Piney Grove closed until spring

Published Sept. 5, 2014

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Bay Springs Site Office in Dennis, Miss. closed Old Bridge Beach and Piney Grove Beach on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Watery Sept. 1 for the fall and winter seasons and is scheduled to reopen in the spring on May 1, 2015.

Old Bridge and Piney Grove are U.S. fee beach areas operated by USACE Mobile District. Currently, the fee is $4.00 per vehicle - up to eight persons.

Old Bridge Beach is located on the southwest side of Bay Springs Lake just off of MS Highway 4 and Prentiss County Road 3501. It contains a playground area; fishing pier, restrooms; two, large covered shelters – Old Lodge and Lovers Leap; and other single uncovered picnic tables with grills, outdoors shower, volleyball court, and a white sand beach.

Piney Grove is located on the west side of Bay Springs Lake just off of Prentiss County Road 3501, which can be reached from MS Highways 30 and 4. This area contains a white sand beach, restrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, a gazebo, volleyball court, small covered shelter, and other single uncovered picnic tables with grills.

For more information, visit and click recreation to find the Tenn-Tom Waterway or a Mobile District-managed Corps lake project near you; or go to to locate any Corps lake project in the U.S.



Lance Davis
251-690-2185 (fax)
109 Saint Joseph St. Mobile, AL 36602

Release no. 14-027