Marcus Woolf

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  1. Pre- and Post-Game Day Adventures Around Alabama


    You don't have to sacrifice adventurous weekends when football season rolls around. Here, great pre- and post-game day options for getting outdoors around Alabama.

  2. How Alabama State Parks Are Surviving Budget Cuts


    While Alabama State Parks managed to avoid the threatened full-scale closure, many are dealing with limited hours and increased user fees.

  3. Take to the Trails with Alabama’s Southeastern Trail Series


    Alabama’s Southeastern Trail Series provides seven races to help both beginners and grizzled veterans experience the joy of trail running.

  4. 3 Scenic Spots for Hammock Camping in Alabama


    Get off the ground and discover why hammock camping is popular at these destinations with excellent trails, scenic views—and lots of trees.

  5. Backpacking in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness: An East Alabama Adventure


    Backpacking the Dugger Mountain Wilderness is a great east Alabama adventure. Here's how to tackle this 9,048-acre swath of wilderness.

  6. A Guide To Campfire Safety


    If recreation areas allow campfires, you need to be extra cautious when constructing, tending, and extinguishing the fire.

  7. Michael Rosato: Preserving the Soul of Birmingham Bouldering


    Michael Rosato is one of the most well-known names in Birmingham and Southeast climbing circles. Here, we dig into what motivates him.

  8. 10 Historic Hikes in Alabama


    From the mountains of northern Alabama to Mobile Bay, you can find fascinating treks that allow you to explore nature while getting a glimpse of the past -- through battlefields, Native American ruins, and other historic sites.

  9. An Introduction to Hammock Camping


    People have swapped their tents for hammocks to rest more comfortably while camping and to feel closer to nature.

  10. Kayaking Cypress Creek: A Perfect Alabama Adventure for Summer


    Kayaking Cypress Creek, which is suitable for paddlers of all levels, is a perfect way to while away a hot summer day. Here's what to know.

  11. Day Hiking: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

    If you’re looking for a new way to get fit, reduce stress, find inspiration or share quality time with your family, a walk in the woods could be the perfect solution.

  12. Exploring a Classic Backpacking Route in the Sipsey Wilderness


    This hike in Alabama's Sipsey Wilderness offers deep canyons, high waterfalls, and scenic views—all on an adventurous but accessible trail.

  13. How One Group Brought Mountain Biking to Northern Alabama


    The Huntsville chapter of the Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association has been instrumental in bringing mountain biking to northern Alabama.

  14. How to Choose the Right Backpack: Insider Tips

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    Ready to do some deeper exploration of the Alabama outdoors? Here, tips on how to choose a backpack.

  15. 5 Great Outdoor First Date Ideas in North Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa

    Dinner and a movie? Ho hum. Instead, prepare to really impress that certain someone with these 5 great outdoor first date ideas in Alabama.

  16. Cane Creek Nature Preserve Loop: A History-Rich Hike


    Caves, waterfalls, and an intriguing history of bootlegging: Cane Creek Nature Preserve is a must-do Alabama adventure.

  17. Beginner's Guide to Car Camping


    Expert tips for your first car camping adventure

  18. Birmingham Boulders: The Largest Bouldering Gym East of the Mississippi


    With 12,000 square feet of space in its main room, Birmingham Boulders is the largest bouldering gym east of the Mississippi River. Attached to the main gym is The Forge, a 4,000-square foot training facility.

  19. Nature and Wildflower Hikes in Alabama: 4 To Check Out This Spring

    Birmingham, Tuscaloosa

    Virginia bluebells, mountain laurel, and wild phlox: Prepare for blooms a plenty on these wildflower hikes in Alabama perfect for spring.

  20. 20 Free Outdoor Things to Do in Alabama

    Birmingham, Montgomery

    Broke from the holidays, but itching to get active in the new year? Check out these 20 free outdoor things to do in Alabama.

  21. Spring in Your Step: The Best Alabama Running Groups

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    For great inspiration to lace up your sneakers, check out the best Alabama running groups the next time you head out.

  22. Aerial Adventure: 5 Fantastic Ziplines in the Southeast


    Take your adventure to new heights with these 5 great ziplines in the Southeast.

  23. 10 of the Toughest Outdoor Adventures in Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery

    From hardcore hikes to challenging climbs to hair-raising rapids, Alabama has plenty of ways to up the adventure ante. Here, 10 brag-worthy ways to do it.

  24. Tips on Taking Better Wildflower Photos

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    As you explore your local wild lands this spring, carry the knowledge and camera gear needed to take quality wildflower photos.

  25. How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Gear

    With summer on the horizon, it's time to dust off the tents, boots, and other outdoor essentials. Here, how to spring clean your outdoor gear.