Best Tent Camping: Alabama Guide Book

by Joe Cuhaj (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping Alabama  by Joe Cuhaj

192pp/maps/desc/pics
ISBN: 9780897325745

Best Tent Camping: Alabama is your guide to the 50 best tent-camping sites in the Heart of Dixie. Whether you prefer the pristine white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. or the mountains and canyons of the Tennessee Valley, or something in-between. Alabama has it all. The guide takes you to the most beautiful, yet lesser known, of the state's campsites, guaranteeing you a peaceful retreat. Each guidebook entry provides the latest maps of the grounds; each entry also alerts you to the best sites within the facility to ensure a rewarding and relaxing visit. The guidebook's campsite ratings on beauty, privacy, spaciousness, quietness, security, and cleanliness let you know whether or not each campground is the one you seek at any particular time. In addition, each site entry has complete contact and registration information, operating hours, and a list of restrictions. Directions to the site come complete with GPS coordinates to put you at the main gate

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Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: Alabama" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 50.
... Preview: Deep within the mixed oak-and-pine forests and fertile rolling farmlands of southeast Alabama, on the banks of the Chattahoochee River directly on the Georgia state line, you’ll find yet another one o ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Lanett, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: If you’re looking for a quiet getaway in the woods with plenty of beauty and history but without the tourist trappings of larger campgrounds, then Blakeley Historic State Park is just for you. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Spanish Fort, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: At only 103 acres, Blue Springs State Park is one of Alabama’s smallest state parks, but it’s well worth the time to visit and spend a night or two and enjoy the peaceful and serene campground and a g ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Clopton, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: The best US Army Corps of Engineers property has to be Bluff Creek Campground, which features waterfront sites plus fantastic views and cool lake breezes. Located on the banks of Walter F. George Lake ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Pittsview, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: The centerpiece of Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is the furnace itself, named Bibb for the county where it was constructed. The story of the Bibb Furnace begins in 1862, when Caswell Camp ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Ashby, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Tucked away in the sandstone pocket of a canyon in northeast Alabama, you’ll find 2,000-acre Buck’s Pocket State Park. It’s described by many as one of the state’s bestkept secrets with beautiful land ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Section, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Amazing geology, breathtaking waterfalls, crystal-clear springs and streams, and hundreds of varieties of wildflowers all await on the 400 acres known as the Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve. Oh, and ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Tuscumbia, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: Alabama has more than 4,100 known caves, two of which have been transformed into state parks. The first is Rickwood Caverns (see page 90); the second is yet another magnificent excursion into Alabama’ ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Woodville, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Saying that Cheaha State Park is a standout in the Alabama State Park system is not an overstatement. The park is located atop Cheaha Mountain, the state’s tallest at 2,407 feet (Cheaha comes from the ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Lineville, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: For many years I had heard about Chewacla State Park from hiking and outdoorsy friends but never had a chance to visit. I figured that it was just another small state park and couldn’t be that special ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Auburn, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: This is one family-friendly park. Operated by the Mobile County Parks and Recreation Department, this 1,100-acre park has something to keep even the most fidgety of youngsters occupied while providing ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Spanish Fort, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Thick, flowing Spanish moss draped like curtains from towering oaks greeted me like a scene yanked from the pages of Gone with the Wind as I drove into Chilatchee Creek Campground for my first visit. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Auburn, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Northwest Alabama has a 190,000 acre treasure called the William B. Bankhead National Forest. Within its boundaries you will find more diversity both geologically and biologically than in any other na ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Arley, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: Nestled between mountains in the northern portion of the Talladega National Forest, Coleman Lake Recreation Area offers a beautiful and peaceful campground with large, shady sweet gum trees and a spri ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Fruithurst, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: The William B. Bankhead National Forest, one of four such forests in the state of Alabama, is perhaps the most ecologically and geologically diverse. It also has an identity crisis. From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Double Springs, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: The Black Warrior River has played an important role in Alabama for thousands of years. The river was the lifeblood of American Indians who lived in this area as far back as 1000 A.D. It provided drin ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Peterson, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: High atop Lookout Mountain, above Fort Payne, stands another gem of the Alabama State Park system: DeSoto State Park. Nicknamed “The Home of Mother Nature,” DeSoto is one of those perfect parks where ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Valley Head, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: If you haven’t guessed by now, the western side of the Mountain Region is dotted with canyons and gorges. Let’s add another one to the list: the Dismals Canyon Conservancy. Located in the town of Phil ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Phil Campbell, AL - Campgrounds
... Preview: In the early 1930s, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) embarked on an enormous task: the creation of a dam system to supply low-cost power to the region, supporting a thriving river system by minimi ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Russellville, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
... Preview: More than 6,000 years of history await you at the Fort Toulouse–Fort Jackson National Historic Park. Located at the headwaters of the Alabama River, at the confluence of the Tallapoosa and Coosa River ... From the guidebook "Best Tent Camping: Alabama"
Wetumpka, AL - Campgrounds - Trail Length:

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