Posts Tagged ‘bankhead national forest’

Wild Wednesday Hikes to Low Pressure Bridge & Kinlock Falls

  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…

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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Kinlock Falls & Turkeyfoot Falls

    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…

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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Borden Creek & Sipsey Fork

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 10th   Hike #1 to Borden Creek Our hike will begin at the Borden Creek trailhead on Bunyan Hill Rd, on the eastern side of the Sipsey Wilderness. We will follow trail 200 through the forest along Borden Creek, stopping to admire sandstone bluffs and rock formations.…

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Wild Wednesday Hike on the Sipsey Rec. Area Trail & Sipsey Fork

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, July 3rd   Hike on the Sipsey Recreation Area Trail & Sipsey Fork The Sipsey Recreation Area Trail follows the Sipsey Fork downstream on the southern edge of the Sipsey Wilderness. This winding trail curves in and out of coves characterized by waterfalls and old-growth trees. We will…

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Guided Hike to Fall Creek Falls

  Celebrate summer by joining us for a guided hike to Fall Creek Falls! Saturday, June 29th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 9:30 AM. Hike Details: The hike will begin on Trail 200 in the Sipsey Recreation Area parking lot on Cranal Rd. (County Rd. 6). After…

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Wild Wednesday Hikes to Low Pressure Bridge & Fall Creek Falls

  Come Adventure with Wild South! Wednesday, June 26th   Hike #1 to Low Pressure Bridge THIS HIKE IS FULL! 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…

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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…

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Helping Hands Workday in the Sipsey Wilderness

HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, June 15th   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join us for hiking trail work along Borden Creek Trail (#200) and the southern end of Trail 203. Our plan for the day is to prune back encroaching…

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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…

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Preserving Alabama’s Wildest Places

Alabama is home to three federally-designated Wilderness areas – Sipsey Wilderness, Cheaha Wilderness, and Dugger Mountain Wilderness. These incredibly biodiverse and geologically-fascinating areas each possess their own unique Wilderness character and natural majesty. It took the hard work of many dedicated activists, naturalists, recreationists, and public lands enthusiasts to protect these lands, securing their inclusion…

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