Walking: one of the best ways to get to know Alabama is to go on a walk along one of the many paths you'll find here. Get outside, explore and get some exercise.
Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 4.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County

Sipsey is the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi and offers outstanding opportunities for solitude. Hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing are permitted in the Sipsey Wilderness. Horseback riding is allowed on trails specifically designated …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Saraland
Mobile County


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Brierfield
Bibb County


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Walking

Trail Length: 0.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Brilliant
Marion County


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County


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Walking
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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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Walking
Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 4.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County

Sipsey is the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi and offers outstanding opportunities for solitude. Hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing are permitted in the Sipsey Wilderness. Horseback riding is allowed on trails specifically designated …


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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 0.23 miles
Nearby Cities: Union
Greene County


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Walking
Road Biking

Trail Length: 0.58 miles
Nearby Cities: Butler
Choctaw County


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Walking
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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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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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
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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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 15 miles
Nearby Cities: Tuscumbia
Colbert County

Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve is situated around a complex of small sandstone canyons in the upper portion of the Cane Creek watershed of the Tennessee River basin. The area has rugged topography that includes a number of waterfalls, creek cascades …


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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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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Walking

Trail Length: 0.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Montgomery
Montgomery County


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Walking
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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Walking
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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Walking
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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Walking
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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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Atmore
Escambia County


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Walking
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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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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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Centreville
Bibb County


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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
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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Walking

Trail Length: 0.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Gurley
Madison County


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County


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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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Walking
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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Walking
Road Biking

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Citronelle
Mobile County

In 1775, English botanist William Bartram made a trip to Citronelle to secure leaves of the collinsonia canadensis, which is a citronella plant used in tea that was believed to have curative powers over fever. English settlers came to Citronelle in 181 …


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Walking

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Pell City
St. Clair County


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 0.69 miles
Nearby Cities: Coaling
Tuscaloosa County


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