Joe Cuhaj

Mobile, Gulf Shores, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Auburn, Tuscaloosa

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  1. The Unsung Heroes of Alabama Mountain Biking

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    Hard-working Alabamians give back to mountain biking and the state by volunteering their time and energy to build and maintain trails.

  2. A Captivating Look at Alabama’s National Forests

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    Alabama's four national forests make the state one of the most ecologically and geologically diverse areas in the world.

  3. Forever Wild Succeeds in Preserving Alabama’s Outdoor Treasures

    Mobile

    Alabama's Forever Wild Land Trust has been instrumental in preserving wild spaces and encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to explore them.

  4. An Ode to Alabama’s Great Outdoors

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    From its rivers and mountains to its Gulf Coast, Alabama is not only beautiful, but also ecologically diverse.

  5. Perdido River Canoe Trail

    Mobile

    A fun family friendly day or overnight paddling trip down one of the South's last "high quality free-flowing" blackwater rivers. This beautiful river winds past Atlantic white cedar bogs, countless inlets to explore, and amazing white sandbars where you can stop for lunch, take a swim, or camp overnight.

  6. Mound Island

    Mobile

    If you're looking for a real wilderness adventure then experience the rain forest-like Mound Island paddle through the second largest river delta in the country, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. The trip takes you through narrow bayous and sloughs with Spanish moss laden trees lining the banks then arrives at Mound Island the site of an ancient Native American civilization over 5,000 years ago and is now a National Historic Site.

  7. Jug Lake Loop

    Mobile

    An amazing overnight loop paddle through what many people call "America's Amazon", the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta. This loop takes you through a quintessential bayou setting with murky backwaters and bayous and bottom land hardwood swamps as you paddle alongside American alligators and spend the night on a floating campsite in the middle of this amazing wilderness.

  8. Ron Jones Paddle Trail

    Mobile

    One of the best family friendly float trips in the Mobile area, the Ron Jones Paddle Trail is a 3-mile float trip down a scenic Southern blackwater river where Native Americans once lived and pirates plied the waters. The wide river flows through tupelo and cypress forests as it winds its way to the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.

  9. Dauphin Island Gulf Paddle

    Mobile

    Get ready for some sea kayaking adventure in the Gulf of Mexico on this trip around the south side of Dauphin Island. Highlights of this trip includes the thrill of riding the waves with the salt spray in your face, large pelicans soaring all around you and diving into the blue Gulf waters for a meal, and dolphins swimming close by.

  10. Splinter Hill Bog

    Mobile

    Not technically challenging but still a fun ride through Splinter Hill Bog, a long leaf pine bog with what is described as the most “visually impressive pitcher plant bogs in the world”.

  11. Little River State Forest

    Mobile

    A little hideaway just north of Atmore, Alabama, Little River State Forest offers cyclists in L.A. (Lower Alabama) a chance to pedal on a trail with a little elevation (a couple hundred feet). There are plenty of swales and hills and valleys to climb making the trails here challenging. And the scenery isn’t so bad, either.

  12. Chickasabogue Park

    Mobile

    You will get a great workout on the 14 miles of trails at Chickasabogue Park. This county managed park has several challenging single track paths for experienced bikers and some easier trails for beginners all with roots, rocks, and swales to navigate.

  13. Blakeley Historic State Park

    Mobile

    A magnificent ride through a mixed hardwood forest and wetlands along the trails of Blakeley Historic State Park. The ride is mainly over wide grass paths but then switches to a narrow dirt path as it winds its way up and down some steep hillsides and across swales, a stream, spring, and swamp over long boardwalks.

  14. Graham Creek Nature Preserve

    Mobile

    Graham Creek Nature Preserve is the perfect getaway for cyclists looking to unwind after a hard day at work or to get a good workout on the preserve’s 7.5 miles of biking trails. Rated as an intermediate trail the path takes you through swamps, pine savannah, past pitcher plant bogs, and crosses streams and low lying muddy area to make it interesting.

  15. USA Trails

    Mobile

    One of the top mountain biking trail systems on the Alabama Gulf coast, the trails at the University of South Alabama (USA) offer a wide variety of challenges including a few hills, narrow bridge crossings over gullies and swales, and a chance to get up some speed over the otherwise flat terrain.

  16. Dig Your Toes in the Sand at These 3 Secluded Beaches to Explore Around Mobile

    Mobile

    Get off-the-beaten-path at these secluded beaches near Mobile, Alabama, that offer privacy, scenic views and an abundance of natural charm.

  17. Enjoying South Alabama’s Best Tent Camping This Fall

    Mobile

    Take advantage of fall’s cooler temperatures to explore some of Alabama’s best tent camping options near the Gulf Coast.

  18. 4 of the Best Places to Spot Alligators in Lower Alabama

    Mobile

    Spotting once-endangered American alligators in the waters around Mobile can make for a fascinating trip—and isn’t as hard as you think.

  19. Graham Creek

    Mobile

    Graham Creek is a remarkable 4-mile out-and-back paddle that snakes its way through a fascinating tidal marsh of mixed hardwoods and pines and offers paddlers a chance to float with alligators, dolphins, and maybe even a manatee.

  20. 4 Fascinating Hikes that Highlight the Historic Side of Mobile

    Mobile

    Take a step back to the historic side of Mobile with these four hikes that offer scenic trails mixed with a taste of the past.

  21. 5 Best State Parks to Hike in Alabama

    Birmingham

    Alabama may not have a national park in its borders, but its state parks are full of opportunities to explore. Here, 5 Alabama state parks great for hiking.

  22. Travel Back in Time on Alabama’s 5 Best Native American Hikes

    Birmingham, Tuscaloosa

    Alabama is rich in Native American history—as well as hikes that let you dig deeper into it. Here, five fascinating hikes to explore.

  23. Paddling Portage Creek - Kayaking

    Gulf Shores

    Kayak and canoe the bayous and backwaters of Portage Creek in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

  24. 10 Great Hikes Within an Hour of Mobile

    Mobile

    Mobile might be one of Alabama's liveliest cities, but nearby are some of its best hikes. Here, 10 not to miss.

  25. 6 Must-Do Nature Conservancy Hikes in Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    Alabama is full of great hikes, many courtesy of groups like the Nature Conservancy. Here, 6 must-do Nature Conservancy hikes.