17 Turtles -- Fly Creek

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

17 Turtles Outfitters is based in Fairhope, AL on Fly Creek. The creek is wider here and full of boats but gets much smaller and quieter just upstream from the sample location. 17 Turtles rents canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and camping gear at their Fly Creek location. If you’d like to paddle another location, no problem! They will gladly meet you at your chosen launch site within Baldwin or Mobile counties. They offer guided tours of the water ways in both Mobile and Baldwin counties as well as environmental education and team building.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

17 Turtles -- Fly Creek is sampled weekly from April 1st to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information comes from tests conducted by Mobile Baykeeper. Samples are collected once per week during the swimming season (April - September) and once per month during the cooler months (October - March).

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

17 Turtles -- Fly Creek

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

17 Turtles Outfitters is based in Fairhope, AL on Fly Creek. The creek is wider here and full of boats but gets much smaller and quieter just upstream from the sample location. 17 Turtles rents canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and camping gear at their Fly Creek location. If you’d like to paddle another location, no problem! They will gladly meet you at your chosen launch site within Baldwin or Mobile counties. They offer guided tours of the water ways in both Mobile and Baldwin counties as well as environmental education and team building.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

17 Turtles -- Fly Creek is sampled weekly from April 1st to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information comes from tests conducted by Mobile Baykeeper. Samples are collected once per week during the swimming season (April - September) and once per month during the cooler months (October - March).

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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