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  1. 7 Tips for Introducing Kids to Outdoor Activities

    As devices become more integrated into a child’s development, it is more important than ever to make outdoor activity a regular part of life from an early age.

  2. A Guide to Exploring Alabama’s Flagg Mountain

    Refurbished cabins and new camping regulations have made Flagg Mountain more accessible to campers.

  3. The 6 Best Downhill Mountain Biking Rides in Alabama

    Here are the top spots in Alabama where mountain bikers can get their downhill fix.

  4. The 5 Best Overnight Hikes in Alabama

    Don't have much time to get out? Here are five great one-nighter backpacking trips in Alabama.

  5. Exploring Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

    Your guide to Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, Alabama's most famous ghost town.

  6. 48 Hours of Adventure in Montgomery

    Your guide to experiencing Montgomery's great outdoors and rich cultural heritage.

  7. 10 Tips for a Successful Family Camping Trip in Alabama

    Here are 10 tips for taking a successful, memorable, fun and safe family camping trip.

  8. The 10 Best Places to Eat After Hiking Alabama’s National Forests and Wilderness Areas

    From drive-ins to cafes and barbecue joints, these are the best spots to chow down after hiking Alabama's forests and Wilderness areas.

  9. 4 Rookie Mistakes Made by First-Time Backpackers

    Avoid these rookie mistakes to better enjoy your first backpacking trip.

  10. 6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Overnight Canoe Trip in Alabama

    Expert advice to ensure that your first overnight canoe trip in Alabama goes smoothly.

  11. Tips for Hikers on Preventing and Treating Blisters

    Tips for Hikers on Preventing and Treating Blisters

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. A Quick Guide to Treating Bites and Stings

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Take the 100 Alabama Miles Challenge

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

  19. 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.

  20. 7 of the Most Coveted Alabama Campsites

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

  21. Alabama's Summer Bucket List

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

  22. 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.

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

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

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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