Wild Wednesday nature hikes for kids and families This summer, Wild South’s popular Wild Wednesday hikes in the Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness are being conducted in the form of videos because of the coronavirus pandemic. We like to see kids and families out exploring the wonders of our National Forests and Wilderness areas…

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Wild South is excited to announce the launch of our new store in partnership with Opportunity Center – Easter Seals. The Opportunity Center-Easter Seals is a nationally accredited non-profit organization providing vocational evaluation/assessment, paid work training and employment services for people with disabilities using internal and external contracts. Mission Statement To provide vocational development and…

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The Sipsey Wilderness is the location of this week’s Wild Wednesday nature hike for kids and families.  Wild South staff member and Leave No Trace Master Educator Kim Waites weaves the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace into our exploration.  Today’s adventure includes a scavenger hunt that you can do wherever you are.  Follow the…

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HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY! Saturday, October 19   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: The project will begin on Cranal Road (Lawrence County Road 6, Winston County Road 61) on the southern boundary of the Sipsey Wilderness.  The group will be divided into teams to…

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HELPING HANDS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY IN THE SIPSEY WILDERNESS! Saturday, October 12   Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details:  Beginning at the Sipsey Recreation Area trailhead on Cranal Road, we will hike in a little over a mile on first Trail 200 then 209 to begin work…

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Let’s rescue the Bankhead National Forest from all that trash! National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity for families, individuals, scout troops, church groups, youth groups, volunteer organizations – anyone who cares about public lands and wants to spend a day outside doing something good for our Bankhead National Forest. Have you ever wondered…

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Join Wild South for a Work Day in the Sipsey Wilderness! Saturday, August 31st    Where to Meet: The Wild South Office (552 Lawrence St., Moulton, AL) at 8:30 AM. Workday Details: Join Wild South staff, wilderness rangers and volunteers for an exciting work day in the Sipsey Wilderness! The day will begin with a crosscut demonstration…

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This summer, Wild South sat down with Anne Bailey, producer and director of Present Tense Podcast, to find out more about her inspiring series, “The Fight for Alabama’s Last Wild Places.” This 13-episode work tells the stories of the original activists who fought to protect the Bankhead National Forest many years ago. Anne is an…

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Lost Cove Hike

  Join Wild South for a scenic guided hike in Lost Cove Wilderness! Saturday, August 17th   Where to Meet: Meet at the Gragg Prong Falls trailhead at 9:30 am. (See directions below) Hike Details: Join Wild South and Jake from Trout Unlimited for a scenic guided hike in the Lost Cove Wilderness Study Area. Come…

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