Wildflower hike in Bankhead National Forest

Witness the unfurling of spring.

Sunday, March 26

1:00 p.m. at Warrior Mountains Trading Company, 11312 Hwy. 33, Moulton, Alabama

Sign up at janice@wildsouth.org or 256-974-6166.  Advance sign-up is required in order to keep group size fairly small.

Leader:  Susan Wells

Distance:  Approx. 3-4 miles roundtrip

Level of Challenge:  Moderate

Indian Tomb Hollow, located in the northeastern section of the Bankhead National Forest, is a premier spring wildflower site.  Other points of interest on this hike are Gillespie Creek, a limestone glade, the Indian marker tree and the Indian Tomb Hollow Cemetery.

Be prepared for walking on rough, possibly wet terrain and some creek crossings. There is little elevation change on this hike.

Bring a small backpack with lunch, snacks, drinking water.  If allergic reaction to insect stings is a concern, remember to pack your Epi-Pen.

Dress for the weather, in layers.  Bring rain gear if rain is predicted.  Keep an eye on the forecast.  We do not always cancel a hike because of rain, so be prepared!

After signing up, meet at the Warrior Mountains Trading Company at 11312 AL Hwy. 33, Moulton, AL at 1:00 p.m.  Park on the south end of the building and come into the store.  Meet your leader at the tables toward the back of the store promptly at 1:00.

DOGS ON WILD SOUTH HIKES:  Well-behaved, socialized, non-threatening dogs may come on Wild South hikes but must be leashed at all times.

No smoking, please, on our hikes.

Wild South hikes are free of charge because we want people to get out there and get to know their forest!  There will be a donation bucket on the picnic table.  All donations directly support our hikes and education program.  Thank you for your support!