Our Story

Greensport” was founded by pioneer Jacob Green, born in 1767, who came to northern St. Clair between 1818-1820, during the time of Alabama becoming a state. Jacob Green was one of two Revolutionary War veterans in St. Clair County and served beside George Washington at Valley Forge. He is buried at the nearby Hopewell cemetery.

“Eventually, the Evans family joined the Greens by marriage, and their Greensport Marina remains a marker to a once vibrant village. It was a glamorous age that lasted some 50 years and involved more than 40 different steamboats, but change was again in the wind. It seems W.P. Lay had even bigger ideas for the Coosa.” Green’s Port, shortened to Greensport, operated as a port on the Coosa River, later operating a ferry which transported cars and people across the river.

David S Evans, Sr, along with his son, David S Evans, Jr, were the last to operate the ferry. The ferry now lies beneath Neely Henry Lake at Greensport. Dave Evans Jr. recently passed at the age of 91, leaving the 7th and 8th generation to help continue the family legacy.

“Lock 1 and Lock 2 are now underwater. Lock 1 is in the general vicinity of Greensport, in which David Green was the lockmaster. The sidewalls of Lock 3, just below Henry Dam, are still visible in a former lock channel beside Wood’s Island.” Discover The Essence of St Clair

Greensport RV Park was formed and developed, beginning in June of 2019, for guests to continue enjoying what our family history has to offer. Being a family-owned business, we strive to give you a personalized experience. We want guests to enjoy Historic Greensport for many years to come!

We appreciate your business and look forward to your stay.


Our Story

Our Mission Statement

From our family to yours, Greensport RV Park and Campground exists to provide campers a clean, safe, family oriented camping experience, engaging all backgrounds of people in a community type atmosphere. We hope to utilize the beautiful scenery steeped in rich family history, delivering all guests an unrivaled camping experience with the right amount of activities and amenities, developing continued, loyal customers.

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