Hike to Pulpit Rock
Alabama › Pulpit Rock Trailhead
Added by Lisa Sarver
A one mile hike down some mildly steep terrain will reward you with sweeping vistas of Talladega National Forest and the surrounding countryside.
Atop a rocky perch on the side of Mt. Cheaha (the highest point in Alabama), you'll have a breathtaking view and ample opportunities for photography. The trail to Pulpit Rock in Cheaha State Park, near Anniston, AL is a mere mile. The terrain is not too challenging, but it is a bit steep on the way back to the parking area.
Several waterfalls are within the park, as well as numerous trails of varying distances & degrees of difficulty. Make sure you stop at the Store near the entrance to the park and grab a trail map. A wonderful adventure awaits you!
The park has a buffet-style restaurant with amazing views. They serve ber & wine, decent food for a reasonable price and folks are welcome in their hiking gear. Patio outside also.
- $5 for Park entrance
- Suitable hiking shoes and dress for weather
- Water bottle and snack bars or fruit
- Day pack or Full backpack, depending on the trails you choose.
- A camera
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