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Hike in the Bankhead National Forest, Jan. 25
January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Join Wild South for a guided hike to someplace beautiful in the Bankhead National Forest!
9:00 a.m. at the Wild South office (map below) downtown Moulton, Alabama.
Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-974-6166. Group size is limited and advance sign-up is required.
Destination to be announced closer to the date according to weather, water levels, trail conditions, etc.
Leader: Janice Barrett, Wild South staff
Distance: 3-5 miles roundtrip
Level of challenge: Moderately strenuous (some hiking experience advised)
All ages welcome
Discover the splendor of our forest in wintertime. Our hike will take us along streams and to waterfalls, to ancient rock shelters and high bluff walls, through a forest green with Eastern hemlocks, American hollies, pines, mosses and ferns, across a landscape rich in Native American and pioneer history.
Be prepared for the weather, slick rocks and wet ground; some brief climbing of slopes; rough, rocky forest terrain and narrow, shallow stream crossings.
Bring a daypack with lunch, snacks, drinking water and a sense of adventure. Trekking poles or a hiking stick are helpful at stream crossings and for balance.
No dogs and no smoking on this hike, please.
Wild South hikes are free of charge and are part of our Alabama Outreach and Education Program. Donations to the program are welcome.