Lawrence County

Lawrence County


Flint Creek Multi-Use Trail

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Description: 16 miles of wide dirt trails for use by horses, hikers, ORV's and mountain bikers.
Trail User Fee: Yes
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


H.A. Alexander Mini Park Trail

City:  Moulton
Description: 1/2 mile lighted asphalt trail accomodating pedestrians and bicycles. Four bridges along the trail allow for the crossing of Almon Branch and trail side benches allow users a place for resting. The trail links H.A. Alexander Mini Park, H.A. Alexander City Park, Lawrence County High School, Jackson House Senior Center, Lawrence County Trade School, the Coliseum and two sub-divisions.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Sipsey Wilderness Trail

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Description: The Sipsey Wilderness trail area is located in the Bankhead National Forest and includes numerous trails. The trails located in the Sipsey Wilderness accommodate pedestrians, equestrians, and wagons.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Owl Creek Horse Trail System

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Description: 25 miles of dedicated horse trails in the Bankhead Nat'l Forest Area. From Pine Torch parking and Trailhead to Owl Creek Horse Camp area. Comprised of 3 loop trails.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Borden Creek Trail (#200)

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Description: Camping, restroom, length 2.7, moderate difficulty scenic trail along Borden Creek with views, waterfalls and a short narrow cave to pass through. One of the more popular Sipsey wilderness trails with ample parking at Sipsey Trailhead at the South end ($3) or limited parking at the Borden Trailhead at the North end (free) and numerous campsites available along trail.
Trail User Fee: $3 day use fee at Sipsey Trailhead parking
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


West Borden Creek Trail

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Description: Two mile trail providing access to campsites and the longer Sipsey River trail. From the Borden Trailhead after crossing the bridge turn left and follow the creek.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Rippey Trail (#201)

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Description: Easy well marked trail accessible from south at Randolph Trailhead. Splits into the Thompson Creek Trail (#206) and Sipsey River Trail (#209). Hikers can visit the abandoned Rippey cabin which is located on private land just northeast of the three trail junction. Some camping available along trail.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Randolph Trail (#202)

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Description: Easy to moderate trail with the west end using an old road and passing between two cemetaries and the east end passing through a canyon and along a bluff. Accessible from the Randolph Trailhead. Camping is limited along the trail but better camping along the river and in the canyon nearby is available.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Lookout Trail (#203)

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Description: Moderate trail accessible from the Borden Trailhead or the Flannagin Trailhead. Winds through bluffs and valleys with outstanding views.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Bee Ridge Trail (#204)

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Description: Easy to Moderate trail that connects the Sipsey River Trail (#209) with the Bunyan Hill Trail (#224). Trail accessible by three mile hike from either Braziel or Borden Trailheads. Hilly and scenic portion at the south end of the trail.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


East Bee Branch Canyon Trail (#204a)

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Description: Easy hike except one hill near Big Tree. North end branches off Bee Ridge Trail (#204) with the south end accessed from the Sipsey River Trail (#209). Spectacular views with bluffs; waterfalls (usually) and the popular “Big Tree”; the largest Yellow Poplar in Alabama; about 150 feet high and 25 feet in circumference. Some camping spots exist; but better sites can be found at the south end by the river.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Thompson Creek Trail (#206)

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Description: "Moderate trail to one of the better natural attractions; the “Eye of the Needle” rock formation. Accessed from the Thompson Trailhead the trail follows past the headwaters of the Sipsey River through forest and canyons ending at the junction with the Rippy (#201) and Sipsey River (#209) trails.

One of the better camping trails with the popular White Oak Hollow area; Thompson Creek and on both sides of the Eye of the Needle rock formation."
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Braziel Creek Trail (#207)

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Description: Moderate to difficult trail from the Borden Trailhead on the south ending into the Northwest Trail (#208) about a half mile west of the Gum Pond Trailhead on the north end. At the south end the trail follows along Braziel Creek leading to the north where you find yourself below the jutted rocks near the top of the bluff. The trail features some of the best scenic views of the Wilderness.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Northwest Horse and Wagon Trail (#208)

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Description: Easy to moderate trails from the Gumpond Trailhead on the East to the Thompson Trailhead on the West. One of the original thoroughfares through the wilderness; this trail is suitable for horses and horse-drawn wagons. Often used as a connector trail as it joins with the Braziel Creek (#207); Mitchell Ridge (#210); Bunyan Hill (#224) and the Gum Pond (#223) trail.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Sipsey River Trail (#209)

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Description: "Moderate to difficult trail considered one of the best in the Sipsey Wilderness. Complete with rivers, waterfalls, bluffs as well as wildflowers and hiking challenges.

Trail starts on the West end from the Rippy Trail (#201) approximately 2.5 miles north of the Randolph Trailhead and heads east down a steep hill to the river. To reach the east side of the river by land without having to ford the river, approach from the Thompson trailhead along Thompson Creek trail (#206) and follow the east side of the Sipsey river to the Sipsey Trail.

The Sipsey trail connects with East Bee Branch trail providing access to waterfalls; caves; bluffs; and the famous Big Tree. The trail also connects to Bee Ridge trail (#204); Randolph Trail (#202) and eventually the Borden Creek Trail (#200) providing access to the Sipsey Trailhead.

This is a popular trail with several camping spots along the trail. Trail access from both ends may require river crossings; but dry alternate routes are available for access; West Borden Creek Trail from Borden Creek Trailhead on the south and Thompson Trail from Thompson Trailhead on the West end."
Trail User Fee: $3 day use fee at Sipsey Trailhead parking
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Mitchell Ridge Trail (#210)

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Description: Moderate trail with main attraction being the bluffs along the southern part and scenic views from the hills. Trail is accessed from the North via the Gum Pond Trail (#223) from the Braziel trailhead.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Gum Pond Horse and Wagon Trail(#223)

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Description: Easy trail from the Brazield Trailhead providing access to the north end of Mitchell Ridge Trail (#210) and the Northwest Trail (#208) on the south end. Horses and horse-drawn wagons are also permitted on this trail as well as the adjoining Northwest (#208) and Bunyan Hill (#224) trails. The main uses of trail 223 tend to be for horseback riding or day-hiking to the Big Tree and for access to trail 210.
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Bunyan Hill Horse and Wagon Trail (#224)

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Description: "Easy to moderate trail permitting horses and horse-drawn wagons. Accessible from the southern end via the Borden Trailhead and terminating on the northern end into the Northwest Trail (#208). The trail contains longer stretches of flatter terrain and not as scenic as some other trails within the Wilderness.

Primarily used for day hikes to the Big Tree, horseback riding and access to longer loop hikes utilizing adjoining trails."
Trail User Fee: No
Map:Google Mountain Region Map


Joe Wheeler State Park Trails

City:  Wheeler Dam Village
Description: 2.5 mile Hiking/MTB trail; 2.5 mile hiking only trail
Trail User Fee: 
Map:Google Mountain Region Map



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