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Hike in the Sipsey Wilderness August 26

Take a refreshing Wilderness hike in the Sipsey Wilderness with Wild South. Our destination is the rapids on the Sipsey Fork on trail 206. Along the way, we will walk along Thompson Creek under big leaf magnolias, hemlocks and other hardwoods creating a cool canopy coverage. We will also see the notable Ship Rock and Eye…

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Linville Gorge Trail Gets a Good Brushing

June 28, 2017 The real reason we need more youth volunteers on the National Forests: trail work can be really difficult!  It takes youthful energy to hike down 1,200 feet into Linville Gorge, spend the day clearing brush off trails, then hike back up with an 85 pound tire around your neck.  These three kids…

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Hike in Bankhead National Forest, June 3

Bankhead National Forest (Alabama) Hike Saturday, June 3 Meet at Wild South office at 552 Lawrence Street, Moulton, Alabama 9:30 a.m. Advance sign-up required:  janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166 Group size is limited. Hike to, on and under Balls Mountain Glade Leader:  Julia Bright Distance:  Approx. 1.5 miles roundtrip Rating:  Moderate All ages welcome The hike to…

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Volunteer Rangers Capture Beauty in Cheaha Wilderness

  It’s not all grunt work and sweat when our Volunteer Wilderness Rangers are out on patrol. They also capture the beauty and essence of our public lands through visual images. Take a look at these photographs that one volunteer ranger came home with after a recent patrol in Cheaha Wilderness.     High Falls is…

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Tire

This winter Wild South helped the Linville Gorge Wilderness community clean up trash below Wiseman’s View.  All was going well until someone found four 350-lb tires thrown off the overlook by hooligans.  Volunteers accepted the challenge and have already begun moving the tires hundreds of feet up the rocky slope. Step 1 – Planning On…

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Southern Exposure Film Screening

Join Wild South for an evening of fellowship and film! This screening is our second of a monthly screening of films that inspire and educate the public on important environmental issues and timeless environmental heroes. We will screen Southern Exposure’s 2014 films. We selected these for their content that applies to the Bankhead National Forest.…

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Bankhead Hikes March/April 2017

In March and April, Wild South led several hikes in the Bankhead National Forest. Volunteer hike leaders took us to Soughahoagdee Falls, Holmes Chapel Falls, Collier Creek and Indian Tomb Hollow. Wild South leads free hikes on the first and last Saturdays of every month, weather permitting. Stay tuned to our calendar and Facebook page…

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Indian Tomb Hollow Hike April 29

  Springtime would not be complete without a trip to Indian Tomb Hollow Saturday, April 29 9:00 a.m. Meet at the Wild South office. 552 Lawrence Street on the square in downtown Moulton. Group size is limited, advance sign-up required: kim@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Please include your phone number Leader:  Kim Waites Distance:  3-4 miles roundtrip Moderately…

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