Bartram National Recreation Trail

Area Status: Open

The scenic Bartram Trail is the first trail in Alabama to be designated a National Recreation Trail. The trail runs thru the Tuskegee National Forest for about eight and one half (8 1/2) miles. The Bartram Trail passes through various types fo forest wildlife habitat. Trail hikers can see a wide variety of wild flowers and flowering trees, including dogwood and magnolias. Bartram Trail hikers may also get a fleeting glimpse of deer, turkey, or other wildlife as they scurry through the forest.

At a Glance

Fees: Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: All year
Usage: Light
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: In case of emergencies and/or road-side assistance, please contact 911.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Day Hiking

Pleasant Hill Mountain Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Macon County, Alabama. It is within Tuskegee National Forest. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 303 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 750 feet. The Hickory Grove Church (elevation 502 feet) place of worship and the Hickory Grove Cemetery (elevation 482 feet) grave yard can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Bartram National Recreational Trail.

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