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  1. 5 Great Backpacking Trips Within a Day’s Drive of Alabama

    Within a day's drive of Alabama you'll find trails that lead to remarkable stony crags, breathtaking panoramic views, and towering waterfalls.

  2. Biking and Camping on the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga Trails

    How to pull off a multi-day biking and camping trip on the paved Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga trails stretching from Georgia to Alabama.

  3. 4 Places to Canoe & Kayak Within 1 Hour of Montgomery

    Montgomery is within striking distance of some of the finest canoeing and kayaking in Alabama.

  4. A Quick Guide to Treating Bites and Stings

    Be prepared treat bites and stings while exploring the outdoors in Alabama.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Take the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge

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

  8. 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.

  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. Alabama's Summer Bucket List

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

  11. 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.

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

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 5 Tips to Ward Off Ticks During Spring in Alabama

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

  16. 8 Unique Alabama Spring Festivals

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

  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. 6 Top Fly Fishing Spots in Alabama

    Anglers in Alabama can chase a wide spectrum of fish species, from sunfish to rainbow trout, bass, stripers and redfish.

  19. How to Get Started with Triathlons in Alabama

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. How to Get Started with Trail Running in Alabama

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

  25. 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.

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