Highlands Trail

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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
in Jefferson County


N 33.704007
E -86.702322





Time 0.15 hrs Oneway
Distance 0.38 mi

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.


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

Trail added on April 25, 2015
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