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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Kinlock Falls & Turkeyfoot Falls

July 17 @ 9:30 am

    Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 17th   Hike #1 to Kinlock Shelter & Kinlock Falls This 2-part outing will begin on Kinlock Rd. on the far western edge of the Sipsey Wilderness. This area, called the Kinlock Historic District, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 because…

Helping Hands Workday in the Sipsey Wilderness

July 20 @ 8:30 am

HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, July 20th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join Wild South staff for a day of trail maintenance on Sipsey Wilderness trails 200 and 209. We will be cutting back encroaching vegetation, sawing out trail blockages…

Wild Wednesday Hikes to Low Pressure Bridge & Kinlock Falls

July 24 @ 9:30 am

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike #1 to Low Pressure Bridge This spot on the Sipsey Fork is a summertime dream come true! This area is characterized by swimming holes, shallow pools filled with aquatic life, a sandy river bank, a deep and cool sandstone canyon with rock shelters, and…

Wild Wednesday Hikes to Caney Creek Falls & Payne Creek Canyon

July 31 @ 9:30 am

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 31st   Hike #1 to Caney Creek Falls Caney Creek Falls is a perfect summertime hike! Within one mile from the trailhead, we will encounter the stunning falls, and one of the best swimming holes in Alabama. The hike into the canyon is mostly on an old…

Wild Wednesday Hike to Caney Creek Falls

August 7 @ 9:30 am

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 24th   Hike to Caney Creek Falls Caney Creek Falls is a perfect summertime hike! Within one mile from the trailhead, we will encounter the stunning falls, and one of the best swimming holes in Alabama. The hike into the canyon is mostly on an old road,…

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Wild Wednesday Summertime Hike Series

By Wild South | June 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Wild Wednesday Summertime Hike Series

Grab a Kid and Get Outside! It wouldn’t be summer at Wild South without our Wild Wednesday hike series! Each Wednesday beginning the last week in June through the first week in August, we host nature hikes for kids and families to the coolest, wettest creeks and canyons of northwest Alabama’s Bankhead National Forest! Wild…

Call For Volunteers in the Sipsey Wilderness

By Wild South | June 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Call For Volunteers in the Sipsey Wilderness

Do you love the Sipsey Wilderness? Are you passionate about taking care of public lands? If so, Wild South has a great volunteer opportunity for you! Join us in conducting an inventory of campsites in the Sipsey Wilderness, in partnership with the US Forest service. Recreation impact within the 25,000 acres of the Sipsey has…

Fighting a Wildfire in the Linville Gorge

By Wild South | June 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Fighting a Wildfire in the Linville Gorge

The morning of Sunday, April 28th  began as most Sundays do. Two Wild South trail crews gathered in the early morning hours to tackle a full day of work in the Linville Gorge. The weather was perfect and spring was in the air. Volunteers spent the day removing fallen trees, repairing trailbed, and removing graffiti…

“The movement for the preservation by the nation of sections of the wilderness as national playgrounds is essentially a democratic movement in the interest of all our people.”

- Theodore Roosevelt,
Wilderness Reserves