Please note that bikes should stick to trail sections marked with red blazes (aka The Red Trail). Fines are available from any park ranger for being caught on any other trail with a bike (whether you are riding or not!)
The lower falls of Caney Creek in the Bankhead National Forest, which covers nearly 200,000 acres in Lawrence, Franklin, and Winston counties. The forest was established in 1918 and renamed in honor of U.S. Representative William B. Bankhead in 1942.
Lakepoint State Park is a 1,220 acre park located on Lake Eufala, on Highway 431, seven miles north of Eufaula Alabama.
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.
Folklore claims the Cherokee Indians raced horses atop the mountain.
Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is an attractive, open park with a friendly staff.
Chickasaw State Park is in Marengo County Alabama, 4 miles north of Linden Alabama, midway between Tuscaloosa and Mobile.
Monte Sano State Park is a publicly owned recreation area and mountaintop retreat encompassing 2,140 acres on the eastern portion of the top and slopes of Monte Sano Mountain on the east side of Huntsville, Alabama.
The 3,000 acre park was named after the explorer Hernando De Soto. There are historic sites including a museum; a lodge, cabins, restaurant, swimming pool, hiking, bike trails, walking trails, waterfalls, tennis court, picnic areas and campsites.
If you’re looking to cool off from the sweltering summer temperatures or warm up during those cold winter months, the underground wonder maintains a constant 58-62 degree temperature year round as you travel 175 feet beneath the earth. Visit year round to experience the wonder of Rickwood Caverns Cave Tours.
One of the best-kept secrets of the south, this 10.2 mile trail winds its way past the site of the Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle.
Peavine Falls at Oak Mountain State Park is an approximately 65 foot tall, spring fed waterfall that provides a great stopping point along the trails. Climb to see the front, and to play in the pool of water below.
The Forever Wild Walls of Jericho Trail System. Located within the Forever Wild Walls of Jericho Tract in Hytop, Alabama.
Talladega National Forest -Shoal Creek District, 45 Highway 281, Heflin, AL (256-463-2272)
The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.
Located within the William B. Bankhead National Forest, one of Alabama’s four National Forests, covering 181,230 acres, is the Sipsey River. It is home to Alabama’s only National Wild and Scenic River, the Sipsey Fork.
Sixteen miles of wide dirt trails for use by horses, hikers, ORV’s and mountain bikers.
Devil’s Racetrack runs 1.6 miles from the Land Trust Parking on Spragins Hollow Road to a large group of limestone boulders known as the Devil’s Racetrack. This natural open area offers a great view of the hills north of Huntsville.
From start to finish, the trail ascends only 200 feet with the most aggressive climb from 0.6 to 1.10 miles on the trail. This is where you reach the Devil’s Racetrack, a short loop that runs around large grouping of limestone rocks. The loop is just less than 0.5 miles long and puts you back to the trail.
Cheaha Falls is located on Cheaha Creek ,near Cheaha State Park, along the popular Chinnabee Silent Trail. It is upstream of Devil’s Den Falls. It is somewhere in the vacinity of 30′ tall.