20 Feb

5 Great Hikes of Alabama’s Gulf Coast

Hiking trails provide great opportunities to walk, enjoy refreshing natural beauty and see a variety of wild plants, trees, migratory birds and wild animals. Trails can also provide several educational benefits. In Mobile, Alabama there are several trails available for hiking, and here are 5 of the best.

1. Pine Beach Trail

Pine Beach

Pine Beach Trail offers you an exciting hike through several kinds of habitats such as sand pine scrub, oak mottes, sand dunes, beaches and fresh and salt water marshes. Read More

20 Nov

10 Tops Spots to See Fall Colors in Alabama

Alabama is a great state to visit during the fall. There are hundreds of spots that you can drive to or hike through during this season and get a great view of the colors. Here is a brief run down of 10 recommended spots that makes this state an ideal tourist destination during fall.

1. Cheaha State Park

Cheaha State Park

This is located around Mt Cheaha, a short distance from Anniston. While here, drive to the top part of this mountain to get a breathtaking view of the entire park. Once at the summit, take some photos as you enjoy the cool breeze that blows from the trees below.

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19 Mar

Alabama State Parks Celebrating 75 Years of Service

Sunrise at Guntersville State Park

AL Parks 75 YearsIn 2014, the Alabama State Park system is celebrating it’s 75th year of service to the people of Alabama.

Throughout the year, each of the states 22 parks will put on a number of different special events, ranging from hikes, nature walks, camping, to dining specials like the Baumhauer’s Shrimpfest.

The 75th Anniversary is set to acknowledge and strengthen the relationships with the supporting partners and park patrons that make the park system possible.

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21 Jan

5 Terrific Huntsville Area Hikes

Plateau Loop lookout

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Huntsville, AL is a unique blend of southern hospitality and modern living.

Due to its location, it offers miles and miles of biking and hiking trails, as well as other outdoor activities.

Although it is especially beautiful during the fall months when the tree leaves go through an amazing array of color changes, there is never a wrong time to head to Huntsville for hiking. Let’s look at 5 of the top hiking trails near Huntsville, AL.

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