Hiking Alabama Guide Book

by Joe Cuhaj (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Alabama  by Joe Cuhaj

368pp/photos/maps/elevation profiles
ISBN: 0762711027

Here are 50 of the best trails throughout Alabama. Walk along the beaches of Gulf Shores, visit towering waterfalls in the Sipsey Wilderness, or climb the rocky cliffs of the highest mountain in the state, Cheaha Mountain. Outdoor enthusiast Joe Cuhaj takes you to these and many more of the state's hiking destinations, giving you a unique look into the state's history, culture, and incredible beauty. From easy one-hour outings ideal for beginning hikers to more challenging backpacking treks in the backcountry, Hiking Alabama offers memorable routes for hikers of every stripe.

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Trails from the "Hiking Alabama" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.
... Preview: The Bartram National Recreational Trail in Tuskegee National Forest takes you on an easy jaunt through some nicely varied terrain. You’ll stroll over gentle hills for the first half. Then, after cross ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Tuskegee, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: The Bee Branch Trail in the Sipsey Wilderness makes for a great overnight trip. The terrain is easy to moderate over dirt and rock trails through a canyon and past several small waterfalls, culminatin ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Double Springs, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: Although not the most difficult trail at Oak Mountain State Park, the Blue Trail does have some long, constant climbs for the first two miles of the trip up the side of Double Oak Mountain. Once on to ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Birmingham, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
... Preview: The Camp Road Trail at Buck’s Pocket State Park is an easy hike along the dirt camp road that follows the flow of South Sauty Creek. The Sauty is lined with sandstone boulders that create active rapid ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Guntersville, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: During times of decent rainfall, the Cascade Loop is an especially wonderful hike. You’ll pass numerous creeks and cascades as the trail leads to a 200-foot-high rock wall. Here the trail travels a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Guntersville, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: The Cave Creek Trail travels the side of Hernandez Peak for a trip that takes you through tunnels of rhododendron bushes. You’ll also enjoy excellent views of the surrounding mountains. The hiking b ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Anniston, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.8
... Preview: A wake-up call for those who have hiked the flatter trails of the Gulf Coast region, the CCC Trail leaves the sea level hiking behind and starts to take on some hills. Granted these are not massive mo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Atmore, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: An interesting trail within Chickasabogue Park, the Cemetery Trail is used by both hikers and cyclists, with hikers heading in one direction, cyclists the other. The directions are reversed each mont ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Saraland, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: The Chattahoochee Trail provides an enjoyable stroll through the woodlands of the southeastern corner of Alabama. This hike actually combines several trails, providing close-up looks at a variety of p ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Gordon, AL - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: The Chinnabee Silent Trail, meandering up a hillside toward Lake Chinnabee, showcases the beauty of Talladega National Forest. Along the way, the wonders of the forest are revealed again and again. Ju ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Anniston, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: The Conecuh Trail provides the best opportunity for an overnight hike in the Southeast and Gulf Coast regions of Alabama. The trail is just over 20 miles long and travels point-to-point, but connector ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Andalusia, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 19.2
... Preview: The Cutchenmine Trail, once a mining road, follows the banks of Lake Guntersville, going through a dense forest of hickory, maple, and beech trees. The highlight of this trip in Lake Guntersville Stat ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Guntersville, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: The DeSoto Scout Trail follows the rapids of the west fork of Little River as the stream twists its way through the mountains. Overall, the narrow trail is relatively easy, but the necessity of clambe ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Fort Payne, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Here’s a fine hike to the bottom of a major canyon. It’s a steep climb down a wide, nicely graded and grass-covered path to the rocky banks of Little River. The canyon walls rise high above as you tre ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Fort Payne, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Although most of this hike along Five Runs Loop is along relatively level Forest Service roads, one hill during the final section of the loop is rather steep. Five Runs Creek and a section of Blue Spr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Andalusia, AL - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: This is a wonderful little hike to the top of Flagg Mountain, the last mountain in the Appalachian Range over 1,000 feet. As you near the top, the views of the surrounding mountains and valleys are sp ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Weogufka, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: The first sign of any elevation gain in the hikes of the Gulf Coast region of Alabama occurs in Claude D. Kelley State Park. Here the Gazebo Trail travels up the shallow inclines of 300-foot ridges p ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Atmore, AL - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: The Green Trail is the most direct route to the most popular attraction at Oak Mountain State Park, Peavine Falls. The trail travels steeply up and down ridges through a forest lush with vegetation in ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Birmingham, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: This easy trek takes you along gravel paths across forested hillsides. The trail uses interpretive exhibits to trace the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, which ended the Creek Indian War in 1814 and started ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Alexander City, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A perfect short hike for the entire family through the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge takes you through pine and magnolia forests, wetlands, and to the beaches of Little Lagoon, where you can swim. Trail ... From the guidebook "Hiking Alabama"
Gulf Shores, AL - Hiking - Trail Length: 1