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Wetumpka, Alabama

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  • Wetumpka, Alabama

    Fort Toulouse & Fort Jackson

    Historic Fort Toulouse and Fort Jackson feature views where the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers meet along the William Bartram Loop walking trail.  At this historic site, you can see a Native American burial mound and a small cemetery. Additionally, there is a hiking tour that takes you through the ...
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  • Wetumpka, Alabama

    Fishing Trail in Jordan Dam

    2 mi / 99 ft gain
    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 formations you have to cross are not for the faint of hea...
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  • Wetumpka, Alabama

    Hike Swayback Bridge Trail

    4.6 mi / 272 ft gain
    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 track biking trail system bikers and hikers mingl...
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  • Dadeville, Alabama

    Hike the Deadening Alpine Trail

    3.6 mi / 580 ft gain
    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 isolated area on Lake Martin, which is a popular playgrou...
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  • Jacksons' Gap, Alabama

    Smith Mountain Fire Tower (Lake Martin)

    0.8 mi / 215 ft gain
    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 half mile. The hike is very easy to follow and th...
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  • Sylacauga, Alabama

    Hike to the Flagg Mountain Tower and Cabins

    4 mi / 400 ft gain
    Flagg Mountain lookout tower and the cabins are inside the Weogufka State Forest. The state forest also has around 4 miles of hiking trails plus the entire Coosa WMA trails. The cabins and tower were built by the CCC to be part of a state park that was never finished, but the Alabama Forestry Com...
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  • Sylacauga, Alabama

    Fish Little Lake Willis

    4 mi / 100 ft gain
    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 Appalachian valley. No motorized boats permitted.  It is ...
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