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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 11.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Orrville, Selma
Dallas, Wilcox County

The women of Gees Bend were “discovered” by the outside world in the 1970s, making quilts with an almost impossible parallel to the American expressionist painting movement from which they lived physically and culturally worlds apart. To get close to t …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Gee's Bend
Wilcox County
Roland Cooper State Park

The women of Gees Bend were discovered by the outside world in the 1970s, making quilts with an almost impossible parallel to the American expressionist painting movement from which they lived physically and culturally worlds apart. To get close to the …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Prattville
Autauga County

The blueway from the Creekwalk at City Hall to Canoe Trail Park is 4 miles long and takes 2-3 hours of paddling, Treasure hunters may bring a GPS to search for the 35 geocaches hidden along the route. If floating is more your speed, you can take the la …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Demopolis
Marengo County
Foscue Park picnic area

Explore two classic Alabama rivers that converge in Demopolis, a historic small town where refugees from Napoleon’s fallen empire once gathered to grow grapevines and olives. North of the fork, on the Tombigbee arm, Forkland Park Campground has showers …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Demopolis, Forkland
Greene County

Explore two classic Alabama rivers that converge in Demopolis, a historic small town where refugees from Napoleon’s fallen empire once gathered to grow grapevines and olives. North of the fork, on the Tombigbee arm, Forkland Park Campground has showers …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Gadsden
Etowah County

The Blue Trail in the Black Creek Trail System is a one mile loop trail. The terrain is varied and offers  a good bike ride for all skills. You’ll find several rock features and  short climbs and descents. The singletrack becomes a little narrower comp …


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Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.35 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

The Boy Scout Trail follows a scenic route on the Turkey Creek’s bank from the Falls to Vermilion Run. Difficulty: Easy, contains some uneven surfaces and can be slippery. Length: 0.35 miles. Hiking Only, Dogs allowed, benches, Picnic Tables, Restrooms …


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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
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
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: 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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Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 2.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Phenix City
Russell County

Just off the shady slopes of the riverbanks of Phenix City frolics a recently un-dammed stretch of river that has been sculpted into the world’s longest urban whitewater course. Created in 2013 when two dams were removed to let the ‘Hooch run free, the …


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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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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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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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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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Mountain Biking

Trail Length: 25 miles
Nearby Cities: Anniston
Calhoun County

With 4,083 acres located between the cities of Oxford and Anniston, Alabama’s Forever Wild Land Trust protects Coldwater Mountain. Alabama State Lands, part of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, manages the park. There are ma …


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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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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 7 miles
Nearby Cities: Wetumpka
Elmore County

The Creek Indian word Wetumpka meant “rumbling waters” and you’ll see what they meant when you try the six-mile stretch of Coosa River Whitewater, known as Moccasin Gap, between Jordan dam and the town that is a rite of passage for thousands of Alabama …


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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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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 3.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

The Lost Falls and Cascade Falls waterfall is the hardest to find in DeSoto State Park, mostly because when no water is flowing, it is truly lost! The best time to see this small 5 foot waterfall is in the Spring or Winter seasons. Lost Falls is locate …


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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
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
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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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
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
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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Road Biking
OHV
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Kinston
Geneva County

Geneva State Forest (GSF) is Alabama’s largest state forest. Managed by the Alabama Forestry Commission encompassing 7,120 acres of predominately longleaf pine Geneva State Forest provides the state of Alabama with one of the most valuable natural reso …


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Walking
Road Biking

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Glencoe
Etowah County
Hollingsworth Park next to the community center has 1.5 miles of paved walking path

Hollingsworth Park at the George Wallace Senior Center has 1 1/2 mile walking track that is beautifully landscaped, and borders Cove Creek. Paved parking is available. An indoor, carpeted track is available weekdays from 6 am to 3 pm. The outdoor trail …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Scottsboro
Jackson County

The Goose Pond Colony Walking Trail is located on the grounds of Goose Pond Colony, a 326 acre public resort facility owned by the City of Scottsboro. The trail is a loop and 2 miles long and 8 feet wide. It winds thru wooded area and cabins and is adj …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

The Hanby Hollow Trail is one of the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve’s 5 trails. The Preserve’s trails provide plenty of opportunity for recreation, exercise, research, and education. Information about the trails, including difficulty, length, and what us …


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Road Biking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.38 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County
Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

Highland Trail: A short paved trail that follows along the highland ridge of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Difficulty: Easy, contains some moderate elevation ascents/descents. Length: 0.38 miles Road biking, Mountain biking, Hiking, Dogs allowed, bench …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 9.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Five bluff overlooks await you on this trail and there are lots of chances to explore the lake’s edge. There will also be ample opportunities to dip your toes in one of the many spring-fed creeks this trail encounters. Watch for bald eagles and ospreys …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County
Catman Trail

The trailhead for the Cotton Bayou Trail is located on Hwy 161, across from the tip of Cotton Bayou waterway and behind the Publix Shopping Plaza.  This once sandy path nestled in the Gulf State Park has been paved to meet the Foundations 2013 goal, br …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores
Baldwin County

Coyote Crossing is a highlight to this exceptional trail system and was made possible by a Trail Enhancement (TE) Grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation, paying 80% of the construction costs.  The city of Gulf Shores funded the remaining 2 …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Visualize wet pine flatwoods, scrub oaks and palmettos covering acres of sandy swells. You will find these along the Rattlesnake Ridge Trail.  Catch a gopher tortoise forging Rattlesnake Ridge, an armadillo, named for its armored shell, digging for an …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

On the eve of the Great Cat Hunt, the medicine man gave his warriors a sip of serum, instilling tremendous strength and stamina. Legend recounts a story of an overzealous, young warrior that crept into the medicine mans hut and drank a bottle of the po …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Encounter the magnificent canopies of ancient mossy oaks atop the Islands highest bluff, 34 feet above sea level, while twisting and turning along the mystical trail of the Gulf Oak Ridge. The Gulf Oak Ridge Trail offers hikers a chance to embrace natu …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Imagine a backcountry filled with lush cattails, wild flowers, tall pines and you, while biking, hiking or jogging along the winding natural habitats of Rosemary Dunes. Catch a glimpse of the American Alligator sunbathing along the banks of the marshes …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Travel the hand-built wooden twin bridges of the coastal backcountry, nestled between the countless species of native plants and wildlife. Find tranquility on this one-mile stretch linking the east trails of Catman Road, Rattlesnake Ridge and Cotton Ba …


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Walking

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Mountain Brook
Jefferson County

Ruins of the Irondale Blast Furnace remain at the mid point of this crushed stone and dirt trail. It’s history dates back to the Civil War. The Irondale Furnace Trail offers access to these remains. There is a small picnic area (one table) with a view …


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Walking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Gadsden
Etowah County

The James D. Martin Wildlife Park bird sanctuary is part of The Alabama Birding Trails. Located off Hwy 411, just behind the Gadsden Mall, the park offers exciting views of a heron rookery and access to several miles of walking trails. Much of the trai …


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Walking
Fishing

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Mountain Brook
Jefferson County

Jemison Park is a linear park along Mtn Brook Parkway designed for preservation as a greenway. The concrete Jemison Trail runs between the Parkway and Shades Creek. There are three crushed stone spur trails that offer a variety of scenic views. Connect …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

This trail is 0.8 miles, one way and leads to an old cemetery that is located inside the boundaries of Guntersville State Park. Turn onto the park road from Highway 227 and follow the signs towards the Lakeside Cottages. The gated entrance to this trai …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn, Opelika
Lee County

This half-mile trail gives riders access to the following longer, intermediate single track trails: Falls View, Creek View, CCC, and For Pete’s Sake. It begins by following Ranger Dell’s Trail in a clockwise direction by slowly winding down into the bo …


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.43 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker, Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

This optional .43 mile loop splits off from Tashka Trail approximately 9.2 miles from the South Trailhead (traveling clockwise), and approximately 1.8 miles from the North Trailhead (traveling counterclockwise). This is a fast and dazzling little loop …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Elkmont
Limestone County

Looking for a lovely, hand-holding stroll for two? You’ll find it at TVA’s newly opened Marbut Bend Trail. This easy, flat and A.D.A.-accessible 1.1-mile walk will take you across boardwalks through a wetland and a pond created by a beaver dam, along t …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Montevallo
Shelby County

The 2 mile trail begins at the existing Orr Park asphalt walking and biking trail at its closest approach to Island Street near the junction of Island Street and Middle Street. Public restrooms are available along the existing Orr Park trail near the b …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.13 miles
Nearby Cities: Florence
Lauderdale County

This paved trail provides the public with open spaces and a woodland setting. It is considered the hub of the Muscle Shoals National Recreational Trail system. There are several small primitive trails that can be explored from the Jogging Trail. This t …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.18 miles
Nearby Cities: Muscle Shoals
Colbert County

This accessible trail provides breathtaking views of historic Wilson Dam, the Tennessee River and a series of waterfalls. There are always a variety of birds playing in the tail waters below Wilson Dam, and the limestone bluffs are magnificent. The mis …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

Narrows Ridge Loop Trail is a professionally designed and built trail that is open to mountain bikers and hikers. Starting at the Blue Hole, this path follows the Narrow Ridge along beautiful rock across towering mountain long-leaf pine forests and loops back down to the Blue Hole to complete a loop.


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Walking

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Mountain Brook
Jefferson County

The Nature Trail runs between Overbrook Rd and Shades Creek. Attached to the east end of the Jemison Trail. It is made of crushed stone. On the east end of the Jemison Park sidewalk is the Nature Trail which is 6/10 of a mile and runs parallel with Ove …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 22 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham, Pelham
Shelby County

The Double Oak Trail at Oak Mountain State Park, also known as the Oak Mountain State Park Red Trail, has something for mountain bikers of any skill level, from kids and beginners to experts. Volunteers with the trail group Birmingham Urban Mountain Pe …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 6.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham, Pelham
Shelby County

The Oak Mountain State Park White Trail, or the Shackleford Point Trail, is 6.4 miles long (one way). You must turn around and come back the way you came or pick up a connector trail to go a different way. It is easiest to access from the North Trailhe …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. The park offers canoes and kayaks for rent, and there are more that sixteen miles of hiking and riding trails. …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

The purple trail has a steep hill and is 0.75 miles in length. At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. The park offers canoes and kayaks for rent, and …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

The three mile Yellow Trail encircles the lake at the center of the park, offering nice views from much of the trail. At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunb …


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Walking

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

Concrete walking track within an enclosed park. Playground also present. Overton Park and Overton Park Trail offer something for every member of the family. A large playground area is perfect for children, while a brick walking path gives parents a cha …


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Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Oneonta
Blount County

Blount County Palisades Park offers a relaxing atmosphere with scenic views atop of Ebell Mountain. The park has been enjoyed by visitors since November of 1973. The 100 acre park is owned by Blount County and is one of Blount County’s “best kept secre …


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Walking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.26 miles
Nearby Cities: Harvest
Madison County

Boy Scouts cleared the trails and installed benches for their Eagle Scout projects. Pete’s Trail follows the edge of Turner Pond, one of the two holding ponds on the property. The five Harvest Square trails include a 1/2 mile walk through oaks and pine …


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Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.21 miles
Nearby Cities: Phenix City
Russell County

The Phenix City Riverwalk is a 1.21-mile structure on the western bank of the Chattahoochee River, situated just across from Columbus, Georgia. Connecting the two cities are multiple bridges. The historic Dillingham Street Bridge and the newly renovate …


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Walking
Road Biking

Trail Length: 2.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Rainbow City
Etowah County
Located at the rear of the Lee Sports Complex, the Rainbow City Walking Path

Located at the rear of the Lee Sports Complex, the Rainbow City Walking Path is a paved, .8 mile loop surrounded by woods. A Professional Disc Golf Association 18-hole course is located inside the perimeter of the trail. A small lake is located in the …


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Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Path flows through the glen behind the ranger station and traverses a small feeder creek for the lake. Introduces riders to undulating terrain and allows practicing of handling skill. Flat curves on one side of the cool forest valley are mirrored by ba …


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Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 10.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Elkmont
Limestone County

One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile crushed gravel trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle. Walkers can retrace the same steps as civil war heroes. This trail offers a back-to-nature getaway for th …


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Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 10.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Athens, Elkmont
Limestone County

One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile crushed gravel trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle. Piney Chapel Road Access provides access to the southern end of the trail. Here, walkers can retrace the …


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Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 10.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Athens, Elkmont
Limestone County

One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile crushed gravel trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle. Walkers can retrace the same steps as civil war heroes. The northern gateway, at the Tennessee-Alabama li …


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Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker
Tuscaloosa County

This 4 mile optional loop is the latest addition to the Tashka Trail System completed in June of 2012. The loop splits off from the Tashka Trail within 350 ft. of the North Trailhead and travels in a southerly direction for approximately 2.3 miles, tur …


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Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 27 miles
Nearby Cities: Hodges
Franklin County

Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park is a horse trail with miles of picturesque trails winding through acres of woodlands and canyons with points of interest and overlooks. For the adventurous rider we have challenging trails and for the rider who likes …


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Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 0.35 miles
Nearby Cities: Hodges
Franklin County

Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park is a horse trail with miles of picturesque trails winding through acres of woodlands and canyons with points of interest and overlooks. For the adventurous rider we have challenging trails and for the rider who likes …


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Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Hodges
Franklin County

While we are an Equestrian trail, we also offer walking and hiking trails with beautiful waterfalls where you can relax. Walk across the natural rock bridge which is 100 feet high and 82 feet long. Experience a breathtaking view 285 feet above the cany …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 12 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

At 1,036 acres, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is one of the largest urban nature preserves in the Unites States. You will find over 12 miles of wooded hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty that will enable you to experience the wonderful …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Scottsboro
Jackson County

The Scottsboro City Park Walking Trail is located on an 18 acre public park facility owned by the City of Scottsboro. The one way trail is a mile long and 6 feet wide. It winds along the shores of the Tennessee River/Guntersville Lake. It offers daily …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 6.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Double Springs
Winston County
Sipsey Wilderness Map

The Sipsey River Trail is a little over 5 miles through the Sipsey Wilderness Area. It gains approximately 200 feet of elevation and offers an opportunity to see the untouched wilderness up close. Dogs, on-leash, are okay for the Sipsey River Trail. Be …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Good Hope
Cullman County

The Smith Lake Park Walking/Bike Trails are provided to give the camping and weekend visitors an opportunity to exercise and view the 150 acre Park through the forest areas and along the lake side. These single track trails are one way trails and are c …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 11 miles
Nearby Cities: Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

Less than six miles away from downtown Tuscaloosa, Sokol Park is a short drive for  Tuscaloosa residents. With over 11 miles of trails for beginning, intermediate, and experienced riders, Sokol Park offers some great riding opportunities. The area with …


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 5 miles
Nearby Cities: Cullman
Cullman County

Sportsman Lake Park is a scenic destination with a little something for everyone regardless of age. Located around a large shallow body of water teeming with fish and wildlife in downtown Cullman, Sportsman Lake is the perfect place for family gatherin …


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.44 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker, Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

This optional 1.44 mile loop splits off from Tashka Trail approximately 8.8 miles from the South Trailhead (traveling clockwise), and approximately 2.2 miles from the North Trailhead (traveling counterclockwise). This loop’s name was chosen for two rea …


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Equestrian

Trail Length: 1.13 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

16 miles round-trip. This trail is located near our Town Creek Campground and offers 16 miles of moderate to rugged terrain. Primitive camping is permitted near the trail head and at Town Creek. Courtesy: Alabama State Parks


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.66 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

The paved recreational trail runs alongside Guntersville’s well-preserved historic homes as it meanders near the banks of beautiful Lake Guntersville on the Tennessee River. It roughly follows the path of Sunset Drive. The Sunset Drive Trail’s total di …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Athens
Limestone County

The Swan Creek Greenway Trail is owned and maintained by the City of Athens as an outdoor park and trail. The wooded trail parallels Swan Creek for approximately 2.3 miles, offering scenic views of small rapids and numerous pools along the tributary. T …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 5.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Alexander City
Tallapoosa County

Horseshoe Bend to Jaybird Creek Landing offers dancing water. History. Eagles. Fish. Spectacular views, picnic spots, and tons of campsites—all on one exquisite river. The Tallapoosa flows over shoals and layers of quartzite in a waterway that provides …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.205 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County
Talmadge Butler Boardwalk Trail

The Talmadge Butler Boardwalk Trail was built through a community effort headed by former park superintendent Talmadge Butler. Grants and donations paid for the materials used to build the trail. The Alabama State Parks Maintenance Crew constructed the …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 16 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham, McCalla
Jefferson County

Tannehill Historic Ironworks State Park has an atmosphere unlike any other. With the historic furnace, Iron and Steel museum, cotton gin, grist mill in addition to 45 other historic buildings and exhibits, it has a feel of a time when everything moved …


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 9 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker, Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

This 9-mile segment begins where Lakeside Trail concludes, at the west end of Lake Lurleen Dam, next to the dam spillway. Use caution. Some sections are steeply graded, sandy, or covered with loose gravel. In addition, the 9 miles contain no shortcuts …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Mooresville
Limestone County
Tennessee River to Mooresville in the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the Tennessee river between Huntsville and Decatur, the 35,400-acre Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge is a big resort for wintering and migrating birds. Around 300 species of birds have been documented on the reserve, including Sandhill and W …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 6.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Piedmont
Calhoun County
Terrapin Creek

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch takes out a …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 12.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Piedmont
Cherokee County

The Terrapin is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch takes out at …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 4.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Borden Springs
Cleburne County

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Terrapin Creek from County Road 49 can be a successful and fun paddle. Paddling normally begins at th …


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Paddling
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Borden Springs
Cleburne County
Terrapin Creek

Terrapin Creek is twisty and quick with plenty of shoals, rocks and whitewater spots to make for a few fun hours and long enough for a multi-day trip. Paddling normally begins at the CR 49 Bridge in Borden Springs. This fairly swift stretch of Terrapin …


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OHV

Trail Length: 35 miles
Nearby Cities: Springville
St. Clair County

The Ridge now has over 35 miles of one-way OHV trails all marked by difficulty. The trails are available to motorcycles, four wheelers, and side by sides. (Sorry not enough room for off-road trucks.) On top of that we’ve got over 15 miles of motorcycle …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

Thompson Trace Trail follows the upper ridge above the Falls from the Highlands Recreational Area to the Falls recreational area. The Thompson Trace Trail can be used in conjunction with the Hanby Hollow trail as a loop. This trail is rated as Easy, bu …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Tom Bevill Trail is a loop that runs a little over 3 miles around Ellenburg Mountain in Lake Guntersville State Park. There are some challenging climbs, switchbacks, and great views. This is a moderate trail for hikers and bikers. You will encounter qu …


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OHV

Trail Length: 70 miles
Nearby Cities: Talladega/Lincoln
Talladega County

Top Trails Park has challenging off-road trails for quads, side by sides and single track bikes that wind through thousands of acres at the foot of Alabama’s highest point on the old Coosa River/Brecon Annex property. It is breathtaking vistas an outdo …


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker
Tuscaloosa County

This optional 2.3-mile loop splits off from Tashka Trail approximately 8.7 miles from the South Trailhead (traveling in a clockwise direction), and approximately 2.4 miles from the North Trailhead (traveling counterclockwise). This loop takes you throu …


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Road Biking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

The TCNP’s 5 trails provide plenty of opportunity for recreation, exercise, research, and education. Information about the trails, including difficulty, length, and what user group each trail is open to is provided at any of the Kiosk (i) located withi …


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Road Biking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

The TCNP’s 5 trails provide plenty of opportunity for recreation, exercise, research, and education. Information about the trails, including difficulty, length, and what user group each trail is open to is provided at any of the Kiosk (i) located withi …


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Equestrian

Trail Length: 1.53 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

This trail is located near the Lake Guntersville State Park Town Creek Campground and offers access to 16 miles of moderate to rugged terrain. Primitive camping is permitted near the trail head and at Town Creek. The Village Ford Gap is a 1.5 mile loop …


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Walking

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Mountain Brook
Jefferson County

The Watkins Trace Trail is a crushed stone trail that runs parallel to Cahaba Road. It connects the Jemison Trail to the City sidewalk system close to Mountain Brook Elementary School. Located on an 54 acre area designed as a green way, the trail is us …


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Paddling
Fishing

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Leesburg
Cherokee County
Yellow Creek Falls

Yellow Creek offers an easy, short paddle. It takes you upstream through the ruins of a giant stone railroad bridge where you can paddle to the rock gardens and beach below the house-sized boulders. A short hike leads to 100-foot Yellow Creek Falls, wh …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing

Trail Length: 5 miles
Nearby Cities: Gadsden
Etowah County

The Yellow Trail is the original trail in the Black Creek Trail system. The trail has multiple creek crossings and range from easy to moderate and can provide a good experience for all levels of riders. Use care after heavy rains as stream crossings ca …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Eufaula
Barbour County

The trail is named for Chief Yoholo Micco, the Creek Indian leader of Eufaula Town who was driven from this area with his people in 1836. They followed the Trail of Tears to Oklahoma and settled. He is commonly referred to as Chief Eufaula. The trail b …


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