Eddie Freyer

Birmingham

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  1. Brushy Lake Campground

    Birmingham

    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.

  2. Tannehill Camping

    Birmingham

    Tannehill State Park is chock-full of fascinating history and excellent camping opportunities. Definitely worth a visit from the entire family.

  3. Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) Mountain Biking

    Birmingham

    The LJCC offers mountain bikers a really quick, convenient, lung-busting 5-mile trail, only minutes from downtown. Perfect for a lunchtime ride.

  4. Walls of Jericho

    Birmingham

    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.

  5. 5 Tips for Tri-Training in Birmingham

    Birmingham

    Even though fall can be hectic, it’s actually a lovely time to train for a triathlon. Here are a few tips and training spots to inspire your next race.

  6. Four Birmingham Lakes for the Bucket List

    Birmingham

    Alabama is blessed with some of the best recreational lakes in the country, and 4 of the very best are near Birmingham.

  7. Insider's Guide to a weekend in Birmingham

    Birmingham

    Ready for a fun and adventurous weekend in Birmingham? Here’s RootsRated’s recommendations for packing in as much excitement, good meals, and refreshing beverages as you can between a Friday evening and Sunday afternoon.

  8. Alabama's Mountain of Health

    Birmingham

    Rising 1,600 feet above the foothills of northeast Alabama, Monte Sano, the name means “mountain of health” in Spanish, is an oasis of big views, slightly cooler temperatures, and fun summer activities

  9. Alabama Mountain Biking

    Birmingham

    Alabama isn't necessarily known for its mountain biking, but the Dixie singletrack that it has to offer is surprisingly distinct and awesome.

  10. 10 Triathlon Tips

    Birmingham

    Triathlon season is in full swing. With a number of great races coming up around Birmingham, including the beginner-friendly Buster Britton T ...

  11. Alabama’s Extreme First Lady

    Birmingham

    Alabama's First Lady, Dianne Bentley, was not content with blowing out a few candles on a commemorative cake. Instead, she created a bucket list so that she could experience all the best from AL's state parks.

  12. Birmingham’s Caver

    Birmingham

    Aaaron Atz has been fascinated by caves since he was a very young child; now he is recognized as Birmingham's Caver.

  13. It’s Lily Season

    Birmingham

    Every summer in Alabama's Cahaba River, it's lily season, with hundreds of people visiting for one of the most famous blooms in the region.

  14. School's Out!

    Birmingham

    School's out for the summer, which means it's the season for summer camps in the Birmingham area, and luckily, there are some great options.

  15. Run & Recover

    Birmingham

    Here are three of the best places to run & recover in Birmingham, Alabama.

  16. Varsity Bikes

    Birmingham

    In a traditionally "football" state, Alabama is now turning its attention to a new kind of high school sport: mountain biking.

  17. Red Mountain Park

    Birmingham

    Only minutes from downtown, Red Mountain Park features plenty of history and adventure, with great hiking, trail running, and mountain biking.

  18. Cahaba River

    Birmingham

    This is a three season, day-long paddle trip with an annual highlight of "lily season" which lasts from May to June.

  19. Oak Mountain Flat Water Paddling

    Birmingham

    There are a few different lakes at Oak Mountain State Park, and they all offer great flat water paddling, no matter what vessel you choose.

  20. Oak Mountain Hiking

    Birmingham

    Oak Mountain State Park features about 50-miles of trails ranging in difficulty, mileage, and scenery. It's very easy to find a route (or combine routes) that suits you best.

  21. Sipsey River Paddle

    Birmingham

    The Sipsey River is a stunningly beautiful body of water with many of years of history, and great options for recreational adventures.

  22. Little River Canyon

    Birmingham

    Little River Canyon is easily one of the most beautiful outdoor destinations in the Birmingham area, affording excellent hiking, challenging whitewater and climbing, and one of the best swimming holes in the country.