An ex-Navy SEAL, his girlfriend and their friends head out on a road trip to New Orleans. When the group decides to stop at a roadside convenience store, they are introduced to the legend of Lockjaw, a Creature who is part man, part alligator. The legend has it that an inbred local man lost his family to a monstrous white alligator. And because of the devastating loss of his family, he was driven to madness and was transformed into the Creature. The group decides to head deeper into the swamps to check out the birthplace of this Creature legend. As they journey further into the backwoods the group inadvertently unleashes the Creature and all of it's terror!