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Talladega National Forest - Talladega District Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Talladega, AL 35160 (73.623 miles)

The Talladega National Forest is divided into three Ranger Districts:  Oakmulgee District lies in the central part of the state, south of Tuscaloosa County in Hale, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Perry, Chilton and Dallas Counties.  The Shoal Creek and Talladega Districts are located in the northeastern part of the state in Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega and Clay Counties.  The Talladega and Shoal Creek Divisions of Talladega National Forest topography is comprised of upland hills and low mountains with predominantly moderately steep slopes.  Oakmulgee Division of Talladega National Forest consists of level to moderately sloping, broad ridges with stream terraces and broad floodplains.

Official Website: Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Frank Jackson State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Opp, AL 36467 (75.681 miles)

This 2,050-acre park is proud to serve as a premier fishing destination with its 1,000-acre stream-fed lake. As the primary park attraction, Lake Jackson, in addition to providing outstanding fishing and swimming opportunities, also features shoreline picnic areas. Lakefront RV camping sites with cable TV hookups and a nice modern bathhouse make it a great camping destination. There's also a natural island, with a boardwalk and walking path.

Official Website: Frank Jackson State Park

Geneva State Forest Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback

Kinston, AL 36453 (79.882 miles)

 The Geneva State Forest (GSF), owned by the Alabama Forestry Commission in extreme western Geneva County, encompasses 7,200 acres of primarily longleaf pine timber. It is the largest state forest in Alabama. Timber management is the primary objective on the GSF with all associated activities carried out in an ecologically sound manner with an eye to preserving and improving the native longleaf pine ecosystem.

Official Website: Geneva State Forest

Florence Marina State Park Fishing Camping Boating

Omaha, GA 31821 (80.062 miles)

Located on the Northern end of Lake Walter F. George on the GA-AL line in SW GA

Official Website: Florence Marina State Park

Cheaha State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Delta, AL 36258 (81.023 miles)

Located in Clay and Cleburne Counties, Cheaha State Park is the pinnacle of natural beauty and awe in Alabama. Surrounded by the Talladega National Forest, this foothill of the Appalachian Mountains holds the reputation of the highest point in Alabama. Standing 2,407 ft. above sea level, it is no wonder why the local Creek Indians named this place “Chaha,” meaning high place. After the state of Alabama acquired lands in 1933, which today comprise 11 of the 22 State Parks, a cooperative effort with the State of Alabama and the National Park System, paved the way for the Civilian Conservation Corp's (CCC) development and construction of Cheaha State Park. Its continuous operation since 1933, makes Cheaha, Alabama's oldest continuously operating State Park.

Official Website: Cheaha State Park

F.D. Roosevelt State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Horseback

Mountian, GA 31822 (84.795 miles)

Located near Callaway Gardens and Warm Springs GA

Official Website: F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Chickasaw State Park Hiking Camping

Gallion, AL 36742 (85.870 miles)

Rambling in rural Marengo County is Chickasaw's 520-acre roadside park. Complete with modern campsites, wading pool, hiking trails, a barbeque grilling pavilion, plus other large pavilions and picnic areas makes this small park perfect for group-sized cookouts and gatherings. The Park is also located adjacent to the handicapped-accessible, state-operated hunting facility "Turnipseed-Ikenberry Place Physically Disabled Hunting Area".

Official Website: Chickasaw State Park

Providence Canyon State Park Hiking Camping

Lumpkin, GA 31815 (87.821 miles)

Known as Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" located in SW GA

Official Website: Providence Canyon State Park

George T. Bagby State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Ft Gaines, GA 39851 (88.368 miles)

Located in SW GA along the shores of Lake Walter F. George

Official Website: George T. Bagby State Park

Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing

Fort McClellan, AL 36205 (91.584 miles)

Just north of the confluence of the Little Cahaba and Cahaba Rivers to just north of the Piper Bridge in Bibb County about five miles east of West Blocton, AL. Refuge Objectives

Official Website: Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge