Archive for July 2017

Hands needed on Thompson Creek Trail this Friday, Aug 4!

Our last trail maintenance day on Thompson Creek trail (#206) in the Sipsey Wilderness had us hiding out from the storm!  This coming Friday, August 4, we will go back and finish up.  A few hands are needed! Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Wild South office 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama Sign up at…

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Wild South hike to Kinlock Historic District, August 11

Hike in the Kinlock Historic District to Kinlock Shelter and Kinlock Falls Friday, August 11, 2017 9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office, 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required. Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance: 1 mile roundtrip to Kinlock Shelter, then .5…

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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, August 5

Hike with Wild South in the Bankhead National Forest Saturday, August 5 9:30 a.m. at the Wild South office in downtown Moulton, Alabama, 552 Lawrence Street   Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required.  Please include a phone number. Destination:  Someplace wild and wet! Leader:  Janice Barrett Distance:  3 -4 miles roundtrip Level…

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Bankhead National Forest hike July 29

“In the canyons of the Sipsey, abundant water and sheltering walls enclose an island of the past.  Sheer sandstone cliffs, crowned with mountain laurel and filled with rare ferns and wildflowers rear 100 feet above the steep valley slopes.  Hundreds of waterfalls cascade down the rock walls or plunge to the valley floor.  Numerous rock…

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Purchase a Piece of Wild South History!

Over 25 years ago a handful of citizens became outraged when the U.S. Forest Service ordered the clear-cutting of Indian Tomb Hollow, a sacred historical site located on  public property in the Bankhead National Forest.  These citizens founded the Bankhead Monitor, a non-profit, educational conservation group that vowed to expose the abuse of public properties across…

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