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William B. Bankhead National Forest

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Nearly 500 square miles of Alabama's limestone canyons and waterfalls around every corner. Elevation change is rather mild as the trails mainly follow water.

Recommended Routes in William B. Bankhead National Forest - 2

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Favorite A beautiful section of river along the way.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Sipsey Big Tree Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km 780' Up 237.77 m Up 778' Down 237.23 m Down

Phil Ca…, AL
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Favorite Sipsey Wilderness
Difficult Difficult

Randolph - Sipsey Loop

9.8 mi 15.7 km 834' Up 254.21 m Up 834' Down 254.15 m Down

Haleyville, AL
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William B. Bankhead National Forest Hiking

  • 103 Miles 166 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 22 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within William B. Bankhead National Forest

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Trails in William B. Bankhead National Forest - 25

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3.4 mi 5.5 km #1Thompson Creek Trail # 206
Intermediate Intermediate
Phil Campbell, AL
Intermediate Intermediate
Phil Campbell, AL
4.0 mi 6.4 km #2Deer Skull Falls and Wolfpen Falls Trail (Five Falls Trail)
Difficult Difficult
Double Springs, AL
Difficult Difficult
Double Springs, AL
2.6 mi 4.1 km #3Borden Creek Trail #200
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Double Springs, AL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Double Springs, AL
1.6 mi 2.5 km #4White Oak Branch - East Bee Branch Shortcut
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Phil Campbell, AL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Phil Campbell, AL
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Randolph Wild Hiking Trail #202
Intermediate Intermediate
Haleyville, AL
Intermediate Intermediate
Haleyville, AL
4.2 mi 6.7 km #6Braziel Creek Trail #207
Intermediate Intermediate
Double Springs, AL
Intermediate Intermediate
Double Springs, AL
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Rippey Wild Hiking Trail #201
Intermediate Intermediate
Haleyville, AL
Intermediate Intermediate
Haleyville, AL
6.9 mi 11.1 km #8Mitchell Ridge Trail #210
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Moulton, AL
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Moulton, AL
2.6 mi 4.2 km #9Bee Branch Trail #204
Intermediate Intermediate
Double Springs, AL
Intermediate Intermediate
Double Springs, AL
0.9 mi 1.5 km #10Clear Creek Bike Trail
Easy Easy
Jasper, AL
Easy Easy
Jasper, AL

Photos of William B. Bankhead National Forest - 23

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A beautiful section of river along the way.
Jun 15, 2017 near Haleyville, AL
Waterfall in the Sipsey Wilderness
Jan 11, 2018 near Double…, AL
View along the Sipsey River
Jan 11, 2018 near Double…, AL
Sipsey Wilderness
Feb 16, 2018 near Double…, AL
Sipsey Wilderness
Feb 16, 2018 near Double…, AL
Sipsey Wilderness
Mar 23, 2020 near Double…, AL
Sipsey Wilderness
Mar 23, 2020 near Haleyville, AL
Eagle Creek Falls
Nov 24, 2021 near Double…, AL

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