Marcus Woolf

Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Gulf Shores, Tuscaloosa, Knoxville, Rogers, Northwest Florida

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  1. An Introduction to Hammock Camping


    In Alabama and throughout the South, people have swapped their tents for hammocks to rest more comfortably while camping and to feel closer to nature.

  2. Kayaking Cypress Creek: A Perfect Alabama Adventure for Summer


    Kayaking Cypress Creek, which is suitable for paddlers of all levels, is a perfect way to while away a hot summer day. Here's what to know.

  3. Day Hiking: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started


    If you’re looking for a new way to get fit, reduce stress, find inspiration or share quality time with your family, a walk in the woods could be the perfect solution.

  4. Exploring a Classic Backpacking Route in the Sipsey Wilderness


    This hike in Alabama's Sipsey Wilderness offers deep canyons, high waterfalls, and scenic views—all on an adventurous but accessible trail.

  5. How One Group Brought Mountain Biking to Northern Alabama


    The Huntsville chapter of the Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association has been instrumental in bringing mountain biking to northern Alabama.

  6. How to Choose the Right Backpack: Insider Tips

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    Ready to do some deeper exploration of the Alabama outdoors? Here, tips on how to choose a backpack.

  7. 5 Great Outdoor First Date Ideas in North Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa

    Dinner and a movie? Ho hum. Instead, prepare to really impress that certain someone with these 5 great outdoor first date ideas in Alabama.

  8. Cane Creek Nature Preserve Loop: A History-Rich Hike


    Caves, waterfalls, and an intriguing history of bootlegging: Cane Creek Nature Preserve is a must-do Alabama adventure.

  9. Beginner's Guide to Car Camping


    Expert tips for your first car camping adventure

  10. Birmingham Boulders: The Largest Bouldering Gym East of the Mississippi


    With 12,000 square feet of space in its main room, Birmingham Boulders is the largest bouldering gym east of the Mississippi River. Attached to the main gym is The Forge, a 4,000-square foot training facility.

  11. Nature and Wildflower Hikes in Alabama: 4 To Check Out This Spring

    Birmingham, Tuscaloosa

    Virginia bluebells, mountain laurel, and wild phlox: Prepare for blooms a plenty on these wildflower hikes in Alabama perfect for spring.

  12. 20 Free Outdoor Things to Do in Alabama

    Birmingham, Montgomery

    Broke from the holidays, but itching to get active in the new year? Check out these 20 free outdoor things to do in Alabama.

  13. Spring in Your Step: The Best Alabama Running Groups

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    For great inspiration to lace up your sneakers, check out the best Alabama running groups the next time you head out.

  14. Aerial Adventure: 5 Fantastic Ziplines in the Southeast


    Take your adventure to new heights with these 5 great ziplines in the Southeast.

  15. 10 of the Toughest Outdoor Adventures in Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery

    From hardcore hikes to challenging climbs to hair-raising rapids, Alabama has plenty of ways to up the adventure ante. Here, 10 brag-worthy ways to do it.

  16. How to Spring Clean Your Outdoor Gear


    With summer on the horizon, it's time to dust off the tents, boots, and other outdoor essentials. Here, how to spring clean your outdoor gear.

  17. Insider’s Guide to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area


    Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area is a vast, lush, and welcoming wilderness retreat in northwest Arkansas. Our guide explores the best places to immerse yourself in this unique and special region.

  18. An Adventure-Filled Weekend in Southeast Alabama's Coosa County

    Birmingham, Gulf Shores

    Despite its low profile, Coosa County offers excellent trails for hiking and superb creeks for kayaking and canoeing.

  19. Insider Tips for Your First Backpacking Trip

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    Has a backpacking trip long been on your bucket list? Here, insider tips to make this overnight adventure a reality.

  20. 10 Great Outdoor Date Ideas in Alabama

    Birmingham, Huntsville

    Forget dinner and a movie—Alabama's great outdoors provides some great date ideas. Here, 10 to try.

  21. Public Lands Take Center Stage in Tourism Promotion

    Destination marketers can't underestimate the power of public land for driving tourism.

  22. 5 Alabama Mountain Bike Trails Great for Beginners

    Birmingham, Tuscaloosa

    Alabama has several mountain bikes trails designed to help beginners ease into the sport and build their skills and confidence. Here, 5 recommended picks.

  23. Outlaw Hideouts, Hidden Passageways, and Primeval Landscapes: Discovering the Secrets of Dismals Canyon


    This natural playground is full of Native American history and once served as an outlaws' hideout. It's now a must-do hike in Alabama.

  24. The Boom of Birmingham Trail Running


    In recent years, Birmingham has become a hub for trail running in the South. We take a closer look at this exciting trend.

  25. A Beginner's Guide to Paddle Boarding on the Florida Panhandle

    Northwest Florida

    A stand-up paddleboard is a great way to enjoy the water on Florida's Panhandle. Here's everything you need to know to get out on the water.