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  1. 9 Reasons to Visit Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve in Alabama

    Whether you want a quiet walk in the woods, a peaceful night under the stars, or a little excitement zip lining, the Magnolia Branch has something for you.

  2. An Ode to Alabama’s National Wildlife Refuges

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

  3. 7 of the Most Coveted Alabama Campsites

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

  4. 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.

  5. Alabama's Summer Bucket List

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

  6. 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.

  7. 10 Great Hikes Near the Alabama Gulf Coast

    Put a new twist on your Gulf Shores travels with one of these 10 great hikes near the coast.

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

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Experience Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

    From May to October, hundreds of small, green sea turtles emerge from nests on Alabama's white sand beaches.

  12. 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.

  13. Exploring Alabama’s Remarkable Splinter Hill Bog

    The remarkable 2,100-acre Splinter Hill Bog is known for its abundance of pitcher plants.

  14. 5 Tips to Ward Off Ticks During Spring in Alabama

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

  15. 8 Unique Alabama Spring Festivals

    From Rooster Day to the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo, Alabama is home to several unique and entertaining spring festivals.

  16. A Quick & Dirty Guide to South Alabama’s Best Mountain Biking

    Alabama's rolling coastal plains and Gulf region offer special challenges for mountain bikers.

  17. 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.

  18. How to Get Started with Triathlons in Alabama

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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. How to Get Started with Trail Running in Alabama

    Beginner trail runners in Alabama should follow these tips on getting started in the sport.

  24. 6 Tips for a Better Ski Vacation

    To make the most of your vacation, use helpful services, build a smart itinerary, and protect yourself from the elements.

  25. An Insider’s Guide to Mardi Gras in Mobile

    Where to go, what to see and what to avoid at Mardi Gras in Mobile.

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