Backpacking/Camping in Birmingham, AL

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  1. Clear Creek Recreation Area is one of the most popular camping areas in the state due to its proximity to one of the cleanest man-made lakes in the country. Begin here and explore the many different water-related recreational activities in the area.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    99.4 miles
    Duration
  2. If you love thick forests, river canyons, waterfalls, wild-flowing creeks and scenic overlook, the Sipsey Wilderness is definitely the best place to backpack and hike.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    119.0 miles
    Duration
    1-3 Days
  3. Brushy Lake camping is by far the most primitive on our list outside of backcountry sites. This site is for folks looking to get away.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    117.9 miles
    Duration
    1-2 Days
  4. For a quick weekend getaway or for an extended stay, DeSoto State Park won't disappoint with endless waterfalls and trails.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    146.0 miles
    Duration
    1-3 days
  5. Cheaha State Park boasts some of the most unique hiking and camping options that you can find in Alabama. Due to the high elevations of the area, it's a scenic place to spend a weekend in the woods.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    82.1 miles
    Duration
    1-2 Days
  6. Oak Mountain is the largest park in the state with just under 10,000 acres of breathtaking beauty and lots to explore.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    50.5 miles
    Duration
    1-2 Days
  7. Tannehill State Park is chock-full of fascinating history and excellent camping opportunities. Definitely worth a visit from the entire family.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    45.1 miles
    Duration
  8. Backpacking and hiking in the Walls of Jericho area may be strenuous and feature some steep climbs and descents, but the canyons, caves, and natural rock amphitheaters make it all worth the effort.

    Difficulty
    5 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    166.1 miles
    Duration
  9. The Pinhoti Trail is a 335-mile path that winds from Cheaha State Park through the beautiful Talladega National Forest and east into Georgia.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    75.9 miles
    Duration
    1-3 Days
  10. You might not expect to find backcountry campsites at a well known state park, but Oak Mountain offers 3 sites that are definitely worth checking out.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.6 miles
    Duration
    1-2 Days
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