Joe Cuhaj

Mobile, Gulf Shores, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Auburn, Tuscaloosa

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  1. ‘Exploring Wild Alabama’ Highlights 150 Must-See Destinations

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    "Exploring Wild Alabama" details the ecology, landscapes, flora and fauna of 150 areas available to the public.

  2. 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.

  3. 10 Must-Have Experiences on Your Trip to Gulf Shores

    Gulf Shores

    Sugar-sand beaches, incredible wildlife, and exciting nightlife make Gulf Shores, Alabama, one of the South's top vacation destinations.

  4. 15 Miles Along the Alabama Gulf Coast: How to Backpack the Perdido River Trail

    Gulf Shores

    The only backpacking trail on the Alabama Gulf Coast, the Perdido River Trail is full of history and scenic beauty. Here's what to know before you go.

  5. Haunted Hikes of Alabama

    Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery

    Hiking to Alabama's spookiest spots, from haunted shelters to forests where things go bump in the night.

  6. How to Hike Historic Flagg Mountain


    One of the tallest mountains in the Southeastern U.S., Flagg Mountain is also one of the most historic. Here's how to discover it.

  7. Fall Tent Camping in South Alabama


    Whether you want to rough it or introduce your kids to the outdoors, South Alabama has great spots for fall camping.

  8. Hiking Through Birmingham’s Remarkable Mining & Steel History


    These Birmingham trails explore the mines and mills used to forge iron and steel.

  9. Hiking Alabama's Colleges

    Auburn, Mobile, Tuscaloosa

    Universities and colleges throughout Alabama have miles of hiking trails open to the public.

  10. Tips on Safe Hiking During Hunting Season

    Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery

    In the fall, Alabama hikers must be aware of hunters and follow certain safety procedures.

  11. Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner With These Alabama Hikes


    These calorie-burning Alabama hikes will help you work off your Thanksgiving feast.

  12. Mountain Bike Trail at Graham Creek Nature Preserve


    The Graham Creek Preserve bike trail is an off road mountain biking experience in Foley that explores swamps, bogs, and heavily forested areas.

  13. The Appalachian Trail From Maine to ... Alabama?


    Several groups and individuals are making an all-out effort to bring the southern terminus of the AT to Alabama. Here, a look into the process.

  14. 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.

  15. Perdido River Canoe Trail


    A fun family friendly day or overnight paddling trip down one of the South's last "high quality free-flowing" blackwater rivers. This beautiful river winds past Atlantic white cedar bogs, countless inlets to explore, and amazing white sandbars where you can stop for lunch, take a swim, or camp overnight.

  16. Mound Island


    If you're looking for a real wilderness adventure then experience the rain forest-like Mound Island paddle through the second largest river delta in the country, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. The trip takes you through narrow bayous and sloughs with Spanish moss laden trees lining the banks then arrives at Mound Island the site of an ancient Native American civilization over 5,000 years ago and is now a National Historic Site.

  17. Jug Lake Loop


    An amazing overnight loop paddle through what many people call "America's Amazon", the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta. This loop takes you through a quintessential bayou setting with murky backwaters and bayous and bottom land hardwood swamps as you paddle alongside American alligators and spend the night on a floating campsite in the middle of this amazing wilderness.

  18. Ron Jones Paddle Trail


    One of the best family friendly float trips in the Mobile area, the Ron Jones Paddle Trail is a 3-mile float trip down a scenic Southern blackwater river where Native Americans once lived and pirates plied the waters. The wide river flows through tupelo and cypress forests as it winds its way to the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.

  19. Dauphin Island Gulf Paddle


    Get ready for some sea kayaking adventure in the Gulf of Mexico on this trip around the south side of Dauphin Island. Highlights of this trip includes the thrill of riding the waves with the salt spray in your face, large pelicans soaring all around you and diving into the blue Gulf waters for a meal, and dolphins swimming close by.

  20. Splinter Hill Bog


    Not technically challenging but still a fun ride through Splinter Hill Bog, a long leaf pine bog with what is described as the most “visually impressive pitcher plant bogs in the world”.

  21. Little River State Forest


    A little hideaway just north of Atmore, Alabama, Little River State Forest offers cyclists in L.A. (Lower Alabama) a chance to pedal on a trail with a little elevation (a couple hundred feet). There are plenty of swales and hills and valleys to climb making the trails here challenging. And the scenery isn’t so bad, either.

  22. Chickasabogue Park


    You will get a great workout on the 14 miles of trails at Chickasabogue Park. This county managed park has several challenging single track paths for experienced bikers and some easier trails for beginners all with roots, rocks, and swales to navigate.

  23. Blakeley Historic State Park


    A magnificent ride through a mixed hardwood forest and wetlands along the trails of Blakeley Historic State Park. The ride is mainly over wide grass paths but then switches to a narrow dirt path as it winds its way up and down some steep hillsides and across swales, a stream, spring, and swamp over long boardwalks.

  24. Graham Creek Nature Preserve


    Graham Creek Nature Preserve is the perfect getaway for cyclists looking to unwind after a hard day at work or to get a good workout on the preserve’s 7.5 miles of biking trails. Rated as an intermediate trail the path takes you through swamps, pine savannah, past pitcher plant bogs, and crosses streams and low lying muddy area to make it interesting.

  25. USA Trails


    One of the top mountain biking trail systems on the Alabama Gulf coast, the trails at the University of South Alabama (USA) offer a wide variety of challenges including a few hills, narrow bridge crossings over gullies and swales, and a chance to get up some speed over the otherwise flat terrain.