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  1. The Alabama Scenic River Trail: 631 Miles of Adventure on the Water

    The Alabama Scenic River Trail is the longest single river trail in any state: 631 miles full of historic sites, campgrounds, and even nearby restaurants. Here's how to do it.

  2. Exploring Historic Mobile: 5 Fascinating Hikes Around Alabama’s Oldest City

    Mobile is one of Alabama's most historic cities. Here's how to dig into its fascinating past on foot.

  3. 10 Great Hikes Within an Hour of Mobile

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

  4. 48 Hours of Adventure and Exploration in Mobile

    The coastal city of Mobile is brimming with fun, outdoorsy things to do. Here, an adventurous guide to 48 hours there.

  5. To the Conecuh National Forest and Back: The Best Day Trip from Dothan?

    In Lower Alabama you get just a few weeks of perfect weather. For those living in the Wiregrass, one of the best options for an outdoor adventure is the Conecuh National Forest.

  6. 7 of the Best Adventure Towns In Alabama

    Whether you’re in the market for hiking, paddling, biking, fishing, or camping (or nearly any other outdoor activity you please), you don’t need to look any further than Alabama’s best adventure towns.

  7. Multi-Day Adventures on the Bartram Canoe Trail

    The 5 Rivers Delta in southern Alabama is paddler's paradise. Here's how to plan an overnight trip along the Bartram Canoe Trail.

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

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

  9. Celebrating the Volunteers who Make Alabama Trails Possible

    Every wonder how those Alabama trails got created? Local volunteers do the heavy lifting to build and maintain trails across the state.

  10. 4 Fascinating Hikes that Highlight the Historic Side of 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.

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

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

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

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

  13. 4 of the Best Places to Spot Alligators in Lower Alabama

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

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