Top Adventures in Auburn

  • Mountain Bike in Chewacla SP

    Few places in the southeast have as wide a range of mountain biking as CSP, which includes standard XC trails, a well groomed and extensive dirt jump area, flow trails, and a wicked feature area complete with a massive wall ride and Oregon-downhil...

    27 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike the Deadening Alpine Trail

    The Deadening Alpine Trail, that name just reeks of adventure. It is about half way between Birmingham to the north, and Montgomery to the south, (The Deadening Alpine Trailhead, 354 Long Branch Dr. Dadeville, AL 36853). It runs through an isolate...

    3.6 miles 580 ft gain

  • Hike to the Smith Mountain Fire Tower (Lake Martin)

    The Smith Mountain Fire Tower is the perfect location to get a glimpse of the vastness of one of the largest man made lakes in the United States. From the parking lot, the stroll up to the base of the fire tower follows a steep pathway for about a...

    0.8 miles 215 ft gain

  • Cliff Jump at Acapulco Rock (Chimney Rock)

    Acapulco Rock is a great spot for cliff jumping for all ages. There are plenty of spots to jump from varying heights. Acapulco Rock (also referred to as Chimney Rock) is accessible only by water. Following the pin provided will lead you straight t...

  • Hike and Camp the Big Poplar Loop , F.D. Roosevelt SP

    We camped a few nights in the F.D. Roosevelt campground in our Airstream before setting out for two nights in the backcountry. Our first stop was at the Visitor Center to talk with the ranger and plan our route. Some of the campsites are limited a...

    7.8 miles

  • Hike Swayback Bridge Trail

    Just 15 miles and 20 minutes north of central Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery. You will usually meet someone, but rarely find Swayback Bridge area crowded. It is a classic compact hiking and biking trail in central Alabama. Designed as a single...

    4.6 miles 272 ft gain

  • Hike the Fishing Trail in Jordan Dam

    This is an iconic spot in central Alabama. It is below the great fishing lake Jordan, and above the most common entry for the Coosa River kayaking adventure. Approximately a one mile hike from the dam to the boat launch. However, the rock formatio...

    2 miles 99 ft gain

  • Kayak the Coosa River in Central Alabama’s River Region

    Fun kayaking in central Alabama about 20 minutes north of Montgomery. There are several places to rent kayaks locally costing around $25 for a good sit on top. The journey starts below Walter Bouldin Dam and finishes around Wetumpka Alabama. Th...

  • Hike the Canyon Loop in Providence Canyon

    Miniscule compared to the Grand Canyon, this vibrant-colored canyon offers a unique adventure unlike any other in Georgia. The most popular way to explore the canyon is through the 4.8 mile Canyon Loop Trail in the Providence Canyon Outdoor Recrea...

    4.8 miles 298 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • LaGrange, Georgia

      R Shaefer Heard

      Overview R. Shaefer Heard Campground is a waterfront facility on the southern shore of West Point Lake, which spans parts of Alabama and Georgia. This man-made lake has 525 miles of shoreline t...

    • Lanett, Alabama

      Amity

      Overview Amity Campground is a waterfront facility on the western shore of West Point Lake, which spans parts of Alabama and Georgia. This man-made lake has 525 miles of shoreline that provide exce...

    • Hardaway, Alabama

      Wild Wild West Kamp

      11 AC of land in a beautiful county setting away from the city. 10 minute from The Historic Tuskegee town, Lake Tuskegee and Tuskegee national forest with the Bartram trail. Event --Sisters in th...

      From $35/night

    • LaGrange, Georgia

      Whitetail Ridge

      Overview Whitetail Ridge Campground is a waterfront facility on the western shore of West Point Lake, which spans parts of Alabama and Georgia. This man-made lake has 525 miles of shoreline that pr...

    • LaGrange, Georgia

      Holiday

      Overview Holiday Campground is a waterfront facility on the western shore of West Point Lake, which spans parts of Alabama and Georgia. This man-made lake has 525 miles of shoreline that provide ex...

    • Fort Mitchell, Alabama

      Bluff Creek

      Overview Bluff Creek Campground is situated on the shores of Walter F. George Lake on the Georgia and Alabama border. The lake is a great place to get away for a week, a weekend or just an afternoo...

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