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  1. 9 Remarkable CCC Hikes and Sites in Alabama

    Cabins, bridges and other structures in Alabama parks reveal the rich history of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

  2. The 7 Best Disc Golf Courses in Alabama

    Alabama is home to many great disc golf courses, but many consider these seven the best.

  3. 10 Tips for Getting into Road Cycling

    Alabama has excellent areas for road cycling, and these tips will help you start your riding obsession quickly and safely.

  4. Take the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge

    Challenge yourself to walk, run, bike, or paddle 100 miles in one year.

  5. Learn Outdoor Skills at the Cheaha Wilderness Women Weekend

    The Cheaha Wilderness Women Weekend will teach women skills in exploring the outdoors, traveling and enjoying wilderness.

  6. Your Alabama Guide to Axe Throwing

    One of the fastest-growing sports in America, axe throwing has spread all the way from Canada to Alabama.

  7. 5 Great Lazy Float Trips in Alabama

    Spend a lazy summer day floating these Alabama creeks in your canoe, kayak, or old-school inner tube.

  8. An Ode to Alabama’s National Wildlife Refuges

    Alabama's 11 National Wildlife Refuges protect fragile landscapes and wildlife habitats.

  9. 7 of the Most Coveted Alabama Campsites

    These top campsites are highly coveted for their awesome views or access to trails or amenities.

  10. 10 Alabama Summer Day Trips for the Whole Family

    No time for a long vacation? No problem. Keep your whole family entertained with these 10 convenient day trips.

  11. Alabama's Summer Bucket List

    Need ideas for a summer of fun? Check out our bucket list of 11 great Alabama adventures.

  12. Where to Celebrate National Trails Day in Alabama

    Check out the National Trails Day events in Alabama, plus ideas on other ways to celebrate the state's trail systems.

  13. A Quick & Dirty Guide to Alabama’s Canoe Trails

    Alabama's diverse paddling trails range from dark, alligator-infested bayous to raging whitewater rivers.

  14. CukoRakko: Alabama's Family-Friendly Festival with a Funky Vibe

    Born in Alabama's boulder fields, the family-friendly CukoRakko festival has a unique vibe and eclectic program and entertainment.

  15. Heroes on the Water: Kayak Fishing Programs Help Heal Wounded Veterans in Alabama

    Heroes on the Water kayak fishing programs in Alabama help military veterans heal from post-traumatic stress.

  16. Traveling the Alabama Birding Trail

    The Alabama Birding Trail includes eight regions with more than 250 locations to view more than 400 species of birds.

  17. 8 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Alabama

    Here are several ways you can do your part to celebrate Mother Nature and protect the planet on Earth Day.

  18. A Quick and Dirty Guide to Alabama Whitewater Kayaking

    A quick overview to get you familiar with the best whitewater kayaking spots in Alabama.

  19. 5 Tips to Ward Off Ticks During Spring in Alabama

    During spring hikes in Alabama, follow these tips to prevent tick bites.

  20. Tips on Taking Better Wildflower Photos

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

  21. How to Get Started with Triathlons in Alabama

    Follow these basics to join the 4 million Americans competing in triathlons each year.

  22. An Ode to Alabama’s Great Outdoors

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

  23. A Captivating Look at Alabama’s National Forests

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

  24. The Unsung Heroes of Alabama Mountain Biking

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

  25. 33 Years of Discovering Alabama with Doug Phillips

    Dr. Doug Phillips, has probably done more than anyone else to raise awareness about protecting the land, water, wildlife, and rural way of life in Alabama.

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