Top Adventures in Delta

  • Backpack to McDill Point

    Start hiking at Cheaha Trailhead, located at the far end of a parking area just before you get to Cheaha State Park on Highway 281. Follow the Cave Creek Trail until you reach the Pinhoti connector, and hang a right to take the Pinhoti Trail north...

    7.5 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike the Cave Creek/Pinhoti Trail Loop

    The Cave Creek Trail is a very comfortable, three-mile trail with some amazing views and relatively little elevation gain. At roughly two miles along the trail, you’ll come to a rocky overlook facing the south. This area provides a nice place to s...

    7.2 miles

  • Hike to Pulpit Rock

    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 n...

    2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Take in the View from Bald Rock in Cheaha State Park

    Bald Rock is maybe the most easily accessible views I have ever experienced. This is not to lessen the beauty of the location, but to convey that this spot is quite fool-proof, and can be enjoyed by literally anyone. However, I do recommend this v...

    1 miles 1 ft gain

  • Hike the Pin-Chin-Sky Loop Trail

    This 17.7 mile loop trail is actually the combination of three separate trails, the Chinabee Silent Trail, the Skyway Loop Trail, and a piece of the Pinhoti Trail. There are several places on the trail that are near vertical and are demanding, esp...

    17.7 miles 3149 ft gain

  • Hike the Chinnabee Silent Trail to Cheaha Falls

    The valley at the base of Mount Cheaha is home to several picturesque waterfalls flowing out of Cheaha Lake. Many of these small waterfalls are accessible on the Chinnabee Silent Trail, including Cheaha Falls.  Following SR 281 further down the mo...

    2 miles

  • Hike Lake Chinnabee to Devil's Den Falls

    Devil's Den Falls is a beautiful waterfall in Cheaha State Park. This is a state park within Talladega National Forest. The easiest access is from Lake Chinnabee which is about one mile round trip from the parking area. It can also be accessed fro...

    1 miles 120 ft gain

  • Hike to Salt Creek Falls

    The point on the map takes you to a small pull off on the side of the road. Park here and walk over the small dirt mound blocking vehicles from going down the trail. It is less than half a mile to the top of the falls. This is the easy part of the...

    1 miles 200 ft gain

  • Run the Chief Ladiga Trail

    At 33 miles long, the Chief Ladiga Trail is a popular destination for walkers, runners, and cyclists alike. Formerly a railroad track, the trail is now paved and mostly flat. The Ladiga trail runs through the cities of Anniston, Weaver, Jacksonvil...

    33 miles

  • Fish Little Lake Willis

    Little Lake Willis in the Talladega National Forest is lost in time. It was built in 1954. This place has few visitors. It is a stream fed 22-acre lake. Lost in the forest. Great fishing hole (bass, bream, and catfish) in a narrow southern Appalac...

    4 miles 100 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

  • Photograph Noccalula Falls

    Noccalula Falls is definitely beautiful from the top, however, you can really get an idea of the pure power of this waterfall by finding your way to the bottom. One way to get to the bottom is to go through the park entrance and pay the $6 admissi...

    1.4 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

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