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EMAIL & Phone

205.387.1806 ext.111


The Alabama Folk School is supported by workshop tuitions and your generous contributions. Please consider making a donation to the Folk School to keep alive our cultural heritage.


how to find us

105 DeLong Road
Nauvoo, Alabama 35578

GPS units don’t recognize DeLong Road, they display it as Co. Rd. 10. Camp is not in the city limits of Nauvoo.


From Birmingham and Montgomery - Take I-65 North in Birmingham. Get into the oncoming right lane and take exit 264 (Carver High School will be on your right) then turn left onto Daniel Payne Drive (going west). Go approximately 1 mile and then turn right onto Coalburg Road (2nd traffic light). Next, turn left onto I-22/78 (Corridor X) towards Jasper (you can’t go right as they haven’t completed the interstate yet). Take Exit 63 and turn right onto 269 North into Jasper. Turn right at second light onto 18th St. and an immediate left onto 9th Ave. (you’ll see train tracks). 9th Ave. will turn into Hwy. 195. Take Hwy. 195 approximately 15 miles to mile marker 13 and turn right into Camp McDowell.

From Huntsville - Take I-65 South to Cullman; Take U.S. 278 West to Double Springs. Take Highway 195 South to Camp McDowell, about 10 miles (at the 13 mile marker).

From The Shoals - Take Highway 43 South from Florence to Russellville; Take 243 from Russellville until that road ends then take Highway 195 South to Double Springs; continue on Highway 195 South, about 10 miles to Camp McDowell (13 mile marker).

From Tuscaloosa - Take Highway 69 North to Jasper. Take Highway 195 North to Camp McDowell, about 15 miles (13 mile marker).