Thompson Creek Trail (#206)

County:  

Lawrence

Location:  

Bankhead National Forest

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."

Map Links:  

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

  

Total Miles:  

3.4 miles to connection with other trails

Surface Type:  

Dirt

Primary Use:  

Hiking Only

Trail Hours:  

Always open

Trail Connections:  

Rippy (#201); Sipsey River (#209) and Northwest (#208) 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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