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Alabama's National Forests have numerous attractions and recreation sites to help you connect to nature. These perfect backdrops have something for everyone.  Understanding the regulations and rules before making a trip can result in a wonderful outdoor experience.  Download our "Alabama Great Escape" mobile app or contact a Forest Service office for assistance. Thanks for your interest in Alabama's National Forests - your "Great Escape" to nature!

Ranger District Know Before You Go Recreation Areas

Prescribed Burns

Wildfires Office Closures

Bankhead National Forest

Double Springs, AL

Telephone:

205-471-7724

 

Effective 4/19/2021, Hurricane Creek Shooting Range will be temporarily closed for range maintenance and cleaning.

 

Effective 4/1/2021, Corinth and Clear Creek Boat launches are closed a due to flooding

 

Effective 3/29/2021, The entire Houston recreation area is temporarily closed due to extensive flooding.

 

Effective 2/27/2021, Owl Creek Non-motorized trail will be open

 

Effective 2/22/2021, Flint Creek OHV trail and Owl Creek Non-motorized trail are temporarily blocked due to winter storm damage

 

*Check the motor vehicle use maps for open roads.

 

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements

 

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer. 

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports

 

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

Conecuh National Forest

Andalusia, AL

Telephone:

334-708-0595

Effective 9/23/2020, temporary trail closures due to Hurricane Sally damage.  Emergency closures remain in effect until damages are remedied. See details here.

 

*Check the motor vehicle use maps for open roads.

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements 

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer.

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

Tuskegee National Forest

Tuskegee, AL

Telephone:

334-439-0244

Effective 2/24/2021, 

FSR  915 is closed.
 
 

Effective 1/25/2021, FSR 937 will be closed due to pending emergency  repairs.

 

The Uchee Shooting Range Maintenance Schedule here

 

*Check the motor vehicle use map for open roads.

Uchee Shooting Range Pass vendors

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer.

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

Talladega National Forest

Talladega District

Talladega, AL

Telephone:

256-369-5882

*Check the motor vehicle use map for open roads.

 

 

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements

 

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer.

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports 

 

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

Talladega National Forest

Shoal Creek District

Heflin, AL

Telephone:

256-463-2272

*Check the motor vehicle use maps for open roads.

 

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer.

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

Talladega National Forest

Oakmulgee District

Brent, AL

Telephone:

205-926-9765

*Check the motor vehicle use maps for open roads.

 

Recreation Schedule

Recreation Fee Discount

Recreation Improvements

Dormant and growing season burns through the summer.

Prescribed Burn Map

No Reports

 

Virtual Services.

 

Closed on major holidays and weekends.

 

2021 Recreation Schedule and Activities

Forest Maps

Passes

Visit the Passes and Permits Page for more information. 

Forest Rules

Forest Safety

Wilderness Areas

Frequently Asked Questions

 





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