Town of Spectre

2003 film Big Fish

Millbrook, Alabama

In the 2003 film Big Fish, the lead character visits the idealistic town of Spectre at multiple points in his life. As a young kid, he spends time in the town during its bright, well-mowed heyday, only to return later in his life to find the town to be dilapidated and rotting. The man eventually saves the town, and visits it for a final time to find it fixed up once again. READ MORE…

Know Before You Go
Take Alabama River Pkwy to Cypress Ln and then continue about 0.3 miles to the entrance gate. Once you reach the unattended gate (daylight entry only), call the number on the sign to receive the gate access code. You will need to pay an access fee of $3 per person to cross over to the island (fishing, boating, are also allowed, and camping is $10 per person a night, $5 for children 10 years and younger). The gate is monitored with cameras.

We’re home to the “town of Spectre” movie set from Tim Burton’s classic “Big Fish”! Looking for a peaceful place to fish or picnic? Need a natural photography backdrop? Do you enjoy overnight camping in a serene location? Planning a big event and need to find the perfect venue? This relaxing paradise could be the perfect place for you!
There is a ramp to launch your boat and it is also a beautiful place to kayak or canoe. You will find peaceful waters and also access to the Alabama River. Jackson Lake Island has everything you and your family need for some exciting outdoor activities.

The cost for the entire day is $3.00 per person. Children 2 years old and under are free Camping overnight is $10.00 per person per night and $5.00 for children 10 years old and younger.

Opening Hours


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Address & Contact

Our Address

Dirt road near, Cypress Ln, Millbrook, AL 36054