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.
Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.1 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
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 6 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cooley Cemetery Trail is located on TVA’s Guntersville Reservoir in Northern Alabama and is part of the Cave Mountain Small Wild Area. If you want to develop some endurance this is a good trail to pursue on foot or wheels—or you can experience it from …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 11.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Rockford
Coosa County

The Coosa WMA hiking trail is a moderate trail with plenty of views for hikers. The 11-mile trail has parking at both ends of the trail and two primitive campsites for people to stay overnight. Approximately 10 miles north of the Coosa trail, hikers ca …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Weogufka
Coosa County


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 5.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Weogufka
Coosa County


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Weogufka
Coosa County


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 7.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Weogufka
Coosa County


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Goodwater
Coosa County


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Entrance includes a ramp that leads to a path; which travels over a banked boardwalk around Volkswagen Rock, and follows the old vertigo inducing CCC-created trail along the creek. Beautiful vistas of the creek can be seen; along with lichen-covered ro …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail has moderate inclines and can be accessed from the Ridge & Valley Trail or the Quarry Trail. It ends at a large iron ore rock crusher used during Ruffner’s mining years.


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cutchenmine Trail at Lake Guntersville State Park is approximately 2.25 miles in and out, for about 4.5 miles total distance. It is primarily double track, with a solid base and moderate terrain. There are several climbs, but the effort is worth it! En …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

The Deer Rub Trail begins at the Upper Pavilion as you hike down to Chewacla Falls and follows Chewacla Creek to the logging road across from the Walnut Shelter. Another point of entry to the Deer Rub Trail begins on the east side of the overlook and j …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.2 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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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.45 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

This trail is best accessed from the Gilliam Loop Trailhead>CCC Road>Exit 3. This trail serves as a shortcut between Exit 3 and Exit 4, and it follows along the ridge. It is not used much


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 16 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

DeSoto Scout Trail is a recently revitalized, 16 mile scenic trail that follows the West Fork of Little River.The DeSoto Scout Trail starts at Comer Scout Reservation in the North, goes through DeSoto State Park and into Little River Canyon National Pr …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County


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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.65 miles
Nearby Cities: Harvest
Madison County

Boy Scouts cleared the trails and installed benches for their Eagle Scout projects. The five Harvest Square trails include a 1/2 mile walk through oaks and pines (Dry Creek Trail); two trails that edge the holding ponds (Edge Trail and Pete’s Trail); o …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Dauphin Island
Mobile County

This trail follows the beach meadow which is behind the primary dune and is made up of a variety of flowering weeds, grasses and woody plants. This trail runs from the Swamp Overlook along the primary dune and passes by the southern end of Gaillard Lak …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Brewton
Escambia County

The “E. O. Wilson Nature Adventure Trail” is a component of the park with the same name. The park is dedicated to promoting the native species of south Alabama plants, insects, and animals. This nature adventure park, and trail, is located within the c …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

The Eagle Scout Trail branches off from the Troup 30 Boy Scout Trail on the east side of Chewacla Lake and terminates on the logging road across from the Walnut Shelter. The trail is also accessible from the parking lot located between the creek and Wa …


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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.27 miles
Nearby Cities: Harvest
Madison County

Boy Scouts cleared the trails and installed benches for their Eagle Scout projects. The five Harvest Square trails include a 1/2 mile walk through oaks and pines (Dry Creek Trail); two trails that edge the holding ponds (Edge Trail and Pete’s Trail); o …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This easy trail connects the Eastern Ruffner Road entrance to Pipeline Trail.


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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Ashford
Houston County


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Paddling
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.55 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

This trail follows the edge of the lake and turns near the dam and waterfalls. The path serpentines up the bluff, with runs paralleling the lake, and ends high on the bluffs above the creek. The trail is peppered with technical roots and rocks and othe …


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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

The Family Bike Loop is a 2.5 mile loop rated easy to moderate. It can be accessed by the Lost Falls Trailhead


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

Blevins Gap Nature Preserve is 971.12 acres of scenic vistas, rock overhangs, trails, and pristine forest. It features a 10.5 mile trail system. This Preserve is one of three Land Trust Preserves that are each larger than Central Park and are all withi …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Midway
Bullock County

The Wehle Tract is typically open the first and third weekend of each month, unless the weekend is near a major holiday, providing opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, canoeing, bird watching and horseback riding. The Wehle Tract is closed the m …


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Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Delta
Clay, Cleburne County

The Fisherman’s Trail wraps around Cheaha Lake. This is a nice trail for finding the right fishing hole, exploring the park, or enveloping yourself in nature.


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker, Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

This optional 3-mile loop splits off from Tashka Trail approximately 5.8 miles from the South Trailhead (calculated by a clockwise route). For ambitious users, Five Oaks extends the total distance of the connected trails to 15.3 miles. If approached fr …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Weogufka
Coosa County


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 8 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Part of “For Pete’s Sake” trail system, which has different loop options ranging from 3-8 miles. Trails from Chewacla State Park are part of the National Recreational Trails program. More information can be found at: http://www.americantrails.org/NRTDa …


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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Florala
Covington County

Stretching along the shores of the beautiful 500-acre Lake Jackson, this compact 40-acre park offers swimming, a bike path and walking trail, excellent fishing, a scene picnic area, and a modern lakeside campground. Water skiing and personal watercraft …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 8 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Get a running start on the bridge to begin climbing the bluff with momentum. The trail has off-camber sections, rock gardens, dips, and short climbs, and runs along former terraced farm land; as it flows through stands of pines and hardwoods. This trai …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.28 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

Land Trust of North Alabama’s Wade Mountain Nature Preserve is currently 843 acres with eight miles of trails for hiking, biking, or horseback riding. Wade Mountain is currently the only Land Trust Preserve which allows equestrian trail riding. A Recre …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 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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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Opp
Covington County


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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Opp
Covington County


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