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Gems in Central Alabama - 3

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gem Favorite waterfall landscape

Turkey Creek Falls

(3) Pinson, AL
gem Favorite View from McDill Point in the heart of Fall when the leaves are changing.

McDill Point

(10) Oxford, AL
gem Favorite Shades Creek Old Mill

The Old Mill

(1) Mountai…, AL

Recommended Routes in Central Alabama - 20

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Favorite The view from Pulpit Rock is top notch, especially at sunset. | Copyright Curtis Fockele (https://goo.gl/YUZUSU) under CC BY-2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) Photo was unchanged.
Intermediate

Mt. Cheaha Route

5.9 mi 9.6 km 1,296' Up 394.91 m Up 1,294' Down 394.43 m Down

Oxford, AL
Favorite A scout group poses for a photo at the spillway.
Difficult

Oak Mountain 20 Miler

19.7 mi 31.7 km 1,855' Up 565.34 m Up 1,410' Down 429.69 m Down

Pelham, AL
Favorite waterfall landscape
Intermediate

Narrows Ridge Full Loop

3.5 mi 5.7 km 651' Up 198.31 m Up 660' Down 201.28 m Down

Pinson, AL
Favorite Little hikers.
Easy/Intermediate

Peavine Falls and Peavine Gorge

1.8 mi 2.9 km 357' Up 108.83 m Up 359' Down 109.42 m Down

Pelham, AL
Favorite Dogwoods in bloom
Easy

Maggie's Glen Loop

2.2 mi 3.6 km 200' Up 61.09 m Up 201' Down 61.33 m Down

Indian…, AL
Favorite Tunnel ahead.
Difficult

Link Way to Wind Way Hills

3.6 mi 5.9 km 363' Up 110.66 m Up 438' Down 133.37 m Down

Alexand…, AL
Favorite The John Wesley Hall Gristmill is a must see along the Gristmill Trail.
Intermediate

Gristmill Trail

0.6 mi 0.9 km 50' Up 15.26 m Up 51' Down 15.63 m Down

Lake View, AL
Favorite A fog rolls over the ridge below the fire tower.
Intermediate

Smith Mountain Fire Tower

0.8 mi 1.3 km 142' Up 43.26 m Up 146' Down 44.51 m Down

Dadeville, AL
Favorite Exploring!
Easy

Botanical Gardens Walking/Jogging Trail

2.0 mi 3.1 km 162' Up 49.38 m Up 163' Down 49.75 m Down

Mountai…, AL

Central Alabama Hiking

  • 692 Miles 1,114 Kilometers of Trail
  • 20 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 99 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 103 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 33 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Alabama - 214

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8.8 mi 14.2 km #1Tashka Trail
Difficult
Tuscaloosa, AL
Difficult
Tuscaloosa, AL
4.6 mi 7.4 km #2Big Way Trail
Difficult
Alexander City, AL
Difficult
Alexander City, AL
33.6 mi 54.2 km #3Pinhoti Nat'l Rec Trail #60: Road Section - Flagg Mountain to…
Easy/Intermediate
Stewartville, AL
Easy/Intermediate
Stewartville, AL
3.5 mi 5.6 km #4Rock Bottom Trail
Difficult
Auburn, AL
Difficult
Auburn, AL
1.4 mi 2.3 km #5Creek View Trail
Intermediate
Auburn, AL
Intermediate
Auburn, AL
2.5 mi 4.1 km #6CCC Trail
Intermediate
Auburn, AL
Intermediate
Auburn, AL
6.4 mi 10.4 km #7Bomb Dog
Difficult
West End-Cobb Town, AL
Difficult
West End-Cobb Town, AL
0.2 mi 0.4 km #8Bald Rock Boardwalk
Easy
Oxford, AL
Easy
Oxford, AL
3.6 mi 5.9 km #9Pig Iron Trail
Difficult
Lake View, AL
Difficult
Lake View, AL
3.6 mi 5.7 km #10Ridge Loop Trail
Intermediate
Northport, AL
Intermediate
Northport, AL

Photos of Central Alabama - 138

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The view from Pulpit Rock is top notch, especially at sunset. | Copyright Curtis Fockele (https://goo.gl/YUZUSU) under CC BY-2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/) Photo was unchanged.
Jun 7, 2017 near Oxford, AL
Red Mountain Park
Nov 15, 2019 near Midfield, AL
Along the path.
Nov 15, 2019 near Piedmont, AL
Shades Creek Old Mill
Aug 26, 2019 near Mountai…, AL
Cheaha
Dec 2, 2017 near Oxford, AL
Mud Creek Falls is located just off the Dam Trail.
Mar 2, 2017 near Lake View, AL
Trail is narrow but not too bad
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL