Buck Creek


$275KTotal Value
Buck Creek, Alabama

Buck Creek is a popular recreational area and an important tributary of the Cahaba River.

It's located in the Old Town subdivision of Helena, Alabama, a suburb just south of Birmingham.

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    • Counties: Shelby County
    About Buck Creek
    Shelby County, Alabama

    Located just outside of Helena, Alabama, Buck Creek is 25.3 miles away from Birmingham. Located in the Old Town subdivision, it is a major tributary of the Cahaba River.

    With Shelby Baptist Medical Center being 4.4 miles away and the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport being 31.5 miles away, medical care and travel are highly accessible.

    Residents can shop at Colonial Promenade and sample local flavors such as Rancho Escondido Mexican Grill or Delta Blues Hot Tamales.

    On and Around the Water

    Spanning across 240 acres, Buck Creek provides average-sized waters with spectacular views and experiences.

    There are many different things for residents of Buck Creek to enjoy. Between picturesque waterfalls and recreational swimming holes, there are plenty of things to do. Anglers can fish up catches such as largemouth and smallmouth bass.

    While the creek and river once played a major economic purpose in the small town, they now act as recreational venues for fishing, wading, and canoeing.

    Helena's Amphitheater Park serves as a year-round outdoor concert hall, festival grounds, movie theater, and nature park. On Saturday mornings, it hosts a farmer's market for those searching for fresh, homegrown fruits and veggies.

    Explore Birmingham

    With the city of Birmingham being so nearby, residents of Buck Creek can enjoy many different attractions in the city.

    One popular attraction in Birmingham is the McWane Science Center. Here, guests can explore the nonprofit, hands-on museum and enjoy features such as live shows, an awe-inspiring aquarium, and an amazing collection of dinosaurs.

    Another popular locale is the Birmingham Zoo, where visitors can enjoy exhibits such as African elephants, sea lions, rhinos, and more.

    Try your Luck with Buck

    Residents looking for a refresh in life with nature abound will love calling Buck Creek home.