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10 of 15 Types of Alabama Recreational Facilities--National Forests
Ivan Gillis

Alabama National Forests

Conecuh

Alabama
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Managed together with Alabama's other National Forests, Conecuh has two areas designated for recreation: Blue Lake and Open Pond. The dry, sandy uplands support longleaf pine forest, while bottomlands have sinkhole ponds, springs, and swamps.[8]:2–8[37]

Talladega

Alabama
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33°26′N85°51′W

Talladega National Forest includes the Cheaha and Dugger Mountain wilderness areas. The Talladega Scenic Byway and Pinhoti National Recreation Trail cross the forest. Talladega is managed together with Alabama's other National Forests.[

Tuskegee

Alabama
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32°28′N85°36′W

Tuskegee National Forest's Bartram National Recreation Trail was Alabama's first National Recreation Trail. Tuskegee is one of the smallest National Forests and is managed together with Alabama's other National Forests.[37]

William B. Bankhead

Alabama
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34°14′N87°20′W

This forest contains 153 mi (246 km) of trails and the Sipsey Wilderness, which at 24,922 acres (10,086 ha) is the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi River. It is managed together with Alabama's other National Forests.[37]

 

Other Sites of Interest

 

San Marcos Memories—disappearing North County San Diego, Ca

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Lake San Marcos—Listing of Vendors and Other Items of Interest to LSM residents

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Silly Service—38 years of Federal Civil Service Overview (A book in progress)

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