Mobile releases Brookley by the Bay waterfront park master plan

Brookley by the Bay rendering (City of Mobile)

The City of Mobile has finished a master plan to develop a new 98-acre waterfront park along Mobile Bay’s western shore.

The new  park, which is called Brookley by the Bay, connects Mobilians and visitors to the waterfront.

Over 300 Community Members

The master plan was released this week after the city incorporated feedback from over 300 community members, partner agencies, and stakeholder organizations over the past seven months.

Here are some of the amenities proposed in the plan

  • Amphitheater
  • Playgrounds
  • Open gathering spaces
  • Kayak launches
  • Beach access
  • Sports
  • Walking and biking paths, 
  • Dog park
  • Boardwalks
  • Picnic areas

Support From Mayor Stimpson

Mayor Sandy Stimpson made the following comment about the Brookley by the Bay plan in his nightly message to the city.

“From tidal flats and marshes to forested wetlands and shallow lagoons, the biodiversity and natural beauty of the waterfront will be the true centerpiece of this park. The master plan also aims to carefully weave in programmed areas that will support waterfront access, recreational activities, public events and gatherings, entertainment and educational resources.”

Mayor Stimpson also thanked  Volkert, SCAPE, Moffatt & Nichol, Thompson and the many City of Mobile staff members who helped lead this effort.

Learn More

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Downtown Mobile, Alabama in the day. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Want to read the Brookley by the Bay master plan? You can find the full document and more information about this ongoing project at

You can also receive updates about the plan directly to your smartphone by texting MOBILEBROOKLEY to 91896

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