Meaher State Park


Meaher paddle boardwalk

2 places to launch - both are due east from the main gate (only way in to the park) - $5/person entrance fee for canoe/kayaking from our shores (if no attendant at office please put cash in red honor box located next to office door)

Oyster shell beach (not a beach to swim from due to dangerous wildlife) - drops you right into Blakely River; head north or south; park so you aren't blocking anyone

Boat launch - ADA approved canoe/kayak launch - enter Ducker Bay head east then south and meander under the boardwalk out in to Bay John where our fishing pier is located; or continue east out in to Blakely River; head north or south; a parking lot is available for you - please park in spaces designated for vehicles only unless you are pulling a trailer.


Our park is open from 7 am-7 pm (or sunset - whichever comes first). If you are in the park before the gate closes you are welcome to stay til 7 pm (or sunset). However, if you are wanting to access the park after the gate has closed at 5 pm access into the park for day use is over.


We offer an annual pass for day use.

Cost: $50/person; $80/family up to 4

Access for 1 full year from date of purchase.

Access from 7 am - 7 pm (or sunset; whichever comes first).

Paddle, picnic, take pics, hike, bring your pet, bring a friend, fish, etc.

This does not include use of the boat launch for motor driven boats.



Meaher Kayak Stand

Kayak and Canoe Rentals

We have canoes and kayaks available between the hours of 7 am and 2 pm everyday. Rental Prices are $15/hr or $45 for 4 hours.

We also offer rentals for larger groups. RSVP at least 72 hours ahead of time with the park's naturalist by emailing



Guided Paddles in the Delta

Meaher State Park offers guided kayaking paddles with the Naturalist. These events are posted in our events tab and on Facebook along with a link to RSVP ahead of time. Prices are $15/person and an additional $15 if you need to rent a park kayak.


This is a great opportunity to learn more about the biodiversity and history in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta so keep an eye out for these event posts!