Discover Alabama's Hidden Places.

Alabama is home to a variety of outdoors landscapes. From seaside vistas to mountaintop overlooks, you are sure to find the right destination for your next hiking or backpacking trip. Pack your backpack and experience one of the Alabama many state parks, forests, preserves, or land trusts. Find your next adventure in one of our favorite destinations or in our ever evolving list of great trails.


Top Destinations For 2018

Little River Canyon and DeSoto State Park are a great weekend getway for hiking, camping, swimming, and relaxing. Hike to Martha Falls or deep into the canyon on the Eberhart Trail. Take a refreshing swim in the DeSoto pool or kick back and relax for the night in one of the rustic cottage. Find your perfect weekend getway in Northeast Alabama.


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April/May Fundraising

Exploring Alabama will always remain free to our visitors. Our singular goal is to create an open experience sharing trails and places with anyone interested. With that said, no one should feel obligated to donate. However, if you would like to contribute, we have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to purchase a new Garmin GPSMAP® 64st handheld GPS for mapping. Click here to visit our GoFundMe page to contribute today. Any donation is appreciated.


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Find a tranquil trail or your perfect place to get away for a little relaxation in the great outdoors. Explore hikes and parks by clicking any of these tags to find your pristine destination.



Civilian Conservation Corp In Alabama

The CCC in Alabama strung more than 1,800 miles of telephone lines, built over 3,000 miles of roads and truck trails, planted just over 60,000 trees and built 659 bridges. However, there most impressive accomplishment is rock work which can been seen throughout our state parks. Learn more about there works in Alabama.

Monte Sano State Park


"The beauty and charm of the wilderness are his for the asking, for the edges of the wilderness lie close beside the beaten roads of the present travel."
Theodore Roosevelt