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Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

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Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1938 as a wintering area for ducks, geese and other migratory birds. Today the refuge is one of over 540 refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Recommended Routes in Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge - 2

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Favorite Blackwell Swamp
Easy/Intermediate

Wheeler Wildlife Refuge: Buckeye/Goose Pond

12.0 mi 19.3 km 144' Up 43.96 m Up 144' Down 43.76 m Down

Priceville, AL
Favorite Along the Swamp Loop.
Easy/Intermediate

Blackwell Swamp Loop

7.8 mi 12.6 km 75' Up 22.79 m Up 74' Down 22.54 m Down

Priceville, AL

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Hiking

  • 40 Miles 64 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge - 7

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Beaverdam Swamp Boardwalk
Intermediate
Madison, AL
Intermediate
Madison, AL
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Refuge Road
Intermediate
Priceville, AL
Intermediate
Priceville, AL
4.5 mi 7.2 km #3SW Rockhouse Road
Intermediate
Priceville, AL
Intermediate
Priceville, AL
6.1 mi 9.9 km #4Blackwell Swamp Road
Easy
Priceville, AL
Easy
Priceville, AL
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5High Rd.
Easy
Priceville, AL
Easy
Priceville, AL
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Unnamed Road
Easy
Priceville, AL
Easy
Priceville, AL
2.2 mi 3.5 km #7Jolley B Road
Intermediate
Priceville, AL
Intermediate
Priceville, AL

Photos of Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge - 5

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Along the Swamp Loop.
Jul 8, 2016 near Madison, AL
Blackwell Swamp
May 11, 2015 near Priceville, AL
View of the Tennessee River and the SW Rockhouse Road Trail
Apr 29, 2015 near Priceville, AL
Doubletrack trail near Blackwell Swamp
May 11, 2015 near Priceville, AL
Graffiti inside of Rock House Cave
Apr 29, 2015 near Priceville, AL