National Forests in Alabama

Alabama's National Forests

In Alabama, national forests are great escapes! From wilderness areas to waterfalls off the beaten path, there’s something for everyone who enjoys the great outdoors.

Plan Your Adventure


Experience the natural beauty of the Bankhead, Conecuh, Talladega and Tuskegee National Forests. There's an assortment of recreation opportunities, from developed recreation areas to quiet, secluded havens of nature. Picnicking, camping, sightseeing, hiking, hunting, bird-watching, horseback-riding, swimming, fishing and boating are the most popular activities. 

  • Accomplishments

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    Our Fiscal Year 2022 accomplishments for our integrated approach for healthier national forests.


What's Happening in Your National Forest

Alabama’s national forests are “working forests” where you can expect to see controlled burns, tree thinning, tree planting, road maintenance and project site preparation throughout the year. The work is focused on maintaining the heath and resilience of forests while at the same time providing products and services to the public

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Meet Eva Longleaf Our Virtual Tour Guide

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Eva Longleaf will guide you on a virtual tour of the National Forests in Alabama. Get the Great Escapes App now!

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