National Forests in Alabama Offer Virtual Services in Response to COVID-19

(Montgomery, AL) March 20, 2020 ---- The National Forests in Alabama are implementing virtual services to protect the health and safety of employees and members of the public during the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with guidance from federal and state authorities.  

Customers needing information, permits and maps are encouraged to call the following numbers during regular business hours for prompt, customer service. 






Supervisor’s Office

(334) 832-4470; (334) 228-0150

Montgomery, AL

7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Bankhead NF

(205) 489-5111

Double Springs, AL

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Conecuh NF

(334) 222-2555

Andalusia, AL

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Talladega NF




  Talladega District

(256) 362-2909

Talladega , AL

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  Shoal Creek District

(256) 463-2272

Heflin, AL

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  Oakmulgee District

(205) 926-9765/256-239-7617

Brent, AL

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuskegee NF

(334) 727-2652

Tuskegee, AL

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


“As we work through an unpredictable and rapidly changing situation, health and safety is our number one priority,” said Cherie Hamilton, forest supervisor for Alabama’s National Forests. “We are committed to continuing to support our communities and fulfill our mission as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.” 


These actions have been taken based on the best available medical advice to limit gatherings of large numbers of people and to promote social distancing.  


Visitors are encouraged to contact their local Forest Service offices for the latest office hours and availability. Please visit the Forest Service website at  and follow us on social media for recreation information. To purchase maps and passes go to and  For additional inquiries and assistance email


Visitors to our National Forests are urged to take the precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For tips from the CDC on preventing illnesses like the coronavirus, go to:  


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