Northwest Horse and Wagon Trail (#208)

County:  

Lawrence

Location:  

Bankhead National Forest

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.

Map Links:  

Satelite view
(Map of all trails)  
U.S.Forest Service Sipsey Wilderness map

  

Total Miles:  

7 miles from Thompson Trailhead to Gum Pond Trailhead

Surface Type:  

Dirt

Primary Use:  

Hiking, Equestrian

Trail Hours:  

Always open

Trail Connections:  

Thompson Creek (#206); Gum Pond (#223); Bunyan Hill (#224); Mitchell Ridge (#210) and Braziel Creek (#207) trails

Directions to Trailheads in Sipsey Wilderness:  



Braziel Trailhead

Thompson Trailhead

Randolph Trailhead

Sipsey River Trailhead

Flanigan Trailhead

Borden Trailhead

Gum Pond Trailhead

Trail Restrictions:  

See Forestry website: USFS Bankhead National Forest

Latitude:  

34.30609771     

Longitude:  

-87.40134716

Who’s responsible for Trail?

Organization:  

    USDA Forest Service

Website:  

USDA Forest Service, Bankhead National Forest

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