Highlands Trail

Place

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
in Jefferson County

GPS

N 33.704007
E -86.702322

Trek

Time 0.15 hrs Oneway
Distance 0.38 mi

Rating

Scenic

Effort


The highlands trail is a 0.38 mile paved trail great for the whole family. The trail begins at either the Highlands Picnic area or a small parking area along the one-way drive. Hiking in from either end requires a steep uphill climb to start the trail. After this the trail remains level as it meanders through thick forest and vegetation. Wild life including deer, fox, and turkey can sometimes be seen. Birds fill the air with calls during the spring, summer and early fall months. This is a short hike everyone can enjoy after a relaxing picnic in the Highlands Picnic area.



Park

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
3906 Turkey Creek Road Pinson AL 35126
Admission Free

Directions

Take I-20 E/I-59 N. Take Tallapoosa Street exit (#128 ). Keep right at the fork to merge onto Hwy. 79/Tallapoosa St. Continue on Hwy. 79 for approximately 11.9 miles Turn left onto Narrows Road (at intersection of Hwy 75) Turn right onto Turkey Creek Road

Nearby Destinations


Trail added on April 25, 2015
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