Bird Watching: from watching the birds at a nearby bird feeder to paddling out into a remote swamp to watch nesting Bald Eagles, Alabama has a location for you.
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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Grant
Marshall County

The park itself encompasses 493 acres, and there are marked hiking trails available for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors. The trails will take you atop Mt. Pisgah.


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Buck Island trail is located on TVA’s Guntersville reservoir in north eastern Alabama. Several years ago, a tornado tore across Buck Island and led
 to the closure of this trail until the downfall could be cleared away. Until the trail has had time to …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Grove Oak
Marshall County

This trail begins in the floor of Bucks Pocket Canyon and ends some 800 feet above the canyon floor on a sandstone formation called Point Rock. Natural features include Little Sauty Creek, varied plant life including wild flowers and ferns, and special …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail takes you from the ridge top to the base of the mountain with over 300 fett of elevation change. It is a gateway to the wetlands and trails on the east side of the mountain.


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.26 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

The Land Trust is passionate about preserving lands for public use and encouraging residents and visitors alike to connect with the wonders of the natural world.Huntsville installed a series of signs from Big Spring Park along 1.2 miles streets that le …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Butler’s Pass is a 1.3 mile rocky trail that traverses the mountain with end points at the top end being the intersection of Waterfall/Golf Course/Gateway and on the bottom end, Moonshine, King’s Chapel and Terrell Connector. Butler’s Pass has some roc …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.36 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

The Land Trust is passionate about preserving lands for public use and encouraging residents and visitors alike to connect with the wonders of the natural world.Huntsville installed a series of signs from Big Spring Park along 1.2 miles streets that le …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail provides a 0.3 mile shortcut along the Possum Loop Trail. Along this narrow trail you will see American Beautyberry and Wood Oats.


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Walking
Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Mountain Brook
Jefferson County

Concrete walking track that borders the Cahaba River. Excercise equipment is also present at the park. Courtesy: Mtn Brook Parks and Rec Handbook


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

A relatively flat loop around the campground with wide and easy turns, almost no roots or rock, and minimal elevation change. It is the perfect trail for someone new to mountain biking, visitors to the park that bring their bike along for casual rides. …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Trails from Chewacla State Park are part of the National Recreational Trails program. More information can be found at: http://www.americantrails.org/NRTDatabase/trailDetail.php?recordID=3646


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Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Alexander City
Tallapoosa County

This trail begins and ends in the northern section of the Park. Rated primarily moderate with several steep areas, this trail is approximately 1,8 miles in length and marked by a yellow trail blaze. The three connectors, blue, white, and orange, are ap …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Dauphin Island
Mobile County

These trails start at the campground and visitors can enter the Sanctuary through a pedestrian only entrance. One trail joins at the Lake Loop Trail. While the other ends at a pavillion on the beach. Once visitors make their way to the beach they can t …


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Paddling
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

1 mile. Access to this trail is gained just inside the park’s entrance at the 35 mph sign as well as on the back side of the Nature Trail across from the Lodge. This path follows a natural watershed with large boulders, pools of water, cliffs, and wild …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Trail up the mountain to the Tom Bevill trail starts across the paved park road from the cave itself. It is a 1 mile ascent with an elevation gain of approximately 100 feet. Some short sections have a max grade of greater than 20%. This trail ends …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Alternate Trail is a 0.6 mile rocky trail with a 225 foot change in elevation. Some sections have a max grade drop of 20% or greater. If starting from the top, at the intersection with Moonshine, you can descend down the mountain, visit the small …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Talladega
Talladega County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

This moderately challenging trail takes you past a historic cave that was used during the Civil War to mine saltpeter. Another highlight is the hardwood swamp that attracts waterfowl. The tupelo gum swamp provides habitat for waterfowl, dragonflies, fr …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Trail up the mountain to the Tom Bevill trail starts across the paved park road from the cave itself. It is a 1 mile ascent with an elevation gain of approximately 100 feet. Some short sections have a max grade of greater than 20%. This trail ends …


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Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

Another popular bike ride is the CCC Road, which starts at the Gillam Loop Trailhead. This unpaved road was historically built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930s-early 1940s and was originally intended to be a parkway to Little River …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Action starts at the entrance of this trail if you choose the short ADV (advanced) option to the right just after crossing the bridge and leaving the Creek View Trail; with quick turns, short-steep dips, and climbs. Or, you can choose the “shortcut” CC …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Action starts at the entrance of this trail if you choose the short ADV (advanced) option to the right just after crossing the bridge and leaving the Creek View Trail; with quick turns, short-steep dips, and climbs. Or, you can choose the “shortcut” CC …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.16 miles
Nearby Cities: Paint Rock
Jackson County


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores
Baldwin County

Explore the transition from maritime forest to dune swales discovering different species of plants and wildlife along the way. This trail connects Jeff Friend Trail and Pine Beach Trail. Rating: Moderate (ground may be wet in some areas). Time: 2 hours …


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Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is accessed by Gilliam Loop Trailhead or DeSoto State Park Lodge


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County


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Mountain Biking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Delta
Clay, Cleburne County

There are 5 trails on the east side of the park that were created as bike trails. Hikers are also welcome on these trails, but they need to yield to mountain bikers. The trails that you will encounter on the east side include: Cheaha Express, Deer Run, …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Delta
Clay, Cleburne County

There are 5 trails on the east side of the park that were created as bike trails. Hikers are also welcome on these trails, but they need to yield to mountain bikers. The trails that you will encounter on the east side include: Cheaha Express, Deer Run, …


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Road Biking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 15 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Chewacla State Park’s 696 scenic acres are a delightful pause from nearby interstate traffic. Facilities include a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playgrounds, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, a modern campground, picnic areas with tables, grills an …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 32.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Piedmont
Calhoun County
Piedmont Access, Piedmont, Alabama

The Chief Ladiga Trail extends 32.5 miles from the Georgia state line to Weaver, Alabama. It is a paved recreational trail on the bed of the former Seaboard/CSX Railroad and extends into Georgia an additional 63 miles, making it the longest continuous …


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Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 32.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Borden Springs, Piedmont
Cleburne County
Chief Ladiga Trail

The Chief Ladiga Trail extends 32.5 miles from the Georgia state line to Weaver, Alabama. It is a paved recreational trail on the bed of the former Seaboard/CSX Railroad and extends into Georgia an additional 63 miles, making it the longest continuous …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 32.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Jacksonville
Calhoun County

The Chief Ladiga Trail extends 32.5 miles from the Georgia state line to Weaver, Alabama. A paved recreational trail, it follows the bed of the former Seaboard/CSX Railroad. It extends into Georgia an additional 63 miles along the Silver Comet Trail, m …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 32.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Jacksonville
Calhoun County

The Chief Ladiga Trail extends 32.5 miles from the Georgia state line to Weaver, Alabama. A paved recreational trail, it follows the bed of the former Seaboard/CSX Railroad. It extends into Georgia an additional 63 miles along the Silver Comet Trail, m …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 8.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Camden
Wilcox County
Chilatchee Creek Campground

Chilatchee Creek Park and Campground sits adjacent to the 27-mile-long Dannelly Reservoir.  The woods are a pine-oak mix of varying densities. The central part of the park is largely open, mature canopy with a grassy understory, while the periphery of …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

The Land Trust is passionate about preserving lands for public use and encouraging residents and visitors alike to connect with the wonders of the natural world.Huntsville installed a series of signs from Big Spring Park along 1.2 miles streets that le …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.61 miles
Nearby Cities: Paint Rock
Jackson County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Adalusia
Covington/Escambia County

The Conecuh National Forest is the southern-most national forest in Alabama, encompassing 84,000 acres between Andalusia, Alabama, and the Florida line. This public-land jewel supports prime examples of habitats and associated species found in natural …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 5.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Adalusia
Covington/Escambia County

The Conecuh National Forest is the southern-most national forest in Alabama, encompassing 84,000 acres between Andalusia, Alabama, and the Florida line. This public-land jewel supports prime examples of habitats and associated species found in natural …


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