William Bankhead National Forest, Double Springs

4.6
#26 of 35 in Nature in Alabama
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  • August 26, 2017
    Bug spray is a MUST. August hiking in Alabama can be warm and buggy and humid - but still enjoyable. My real only complaint is I wish the trails were a little wider and obvious as it is sometimes easy...  more »
  • June 9, 2017
    My daughter-in-law, granddaughter and I went hiking to find waterfalls. My GPS stopped us at a trailhead, so we hopped out to check it out. We walked for 45 mintues on an unmarked trail and finally fo...  more »
  • June 7, 2017
    My husband and I took our two dogs and hiked across a bridge and along a river. There were picnic areas with grills and concrete tables. The oak leaf hydrangeas were at their peak and the weather was ...  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    Bankhead is a great place to spend a day hiking. There are some nice rivers to walk beside, or in. They have camp grounds and places to picnic. If you want to spend a relaxing in nature, take a hike.
  • June 29, 2017
    Solitude in nature! We LOVE it here. Plenty of hiking trails for easy to difficult walks/climbs. Beautiful waterfalls! Butterflies! Fireflies! Creeks for wading! Cool canyons! Amazing rock formations!
  • June 27, 2017
    Beautiful landscape and friendly people. My family and I went kayaking and we absolutely loved it
  • June 20, 2017
    Very beautiful place to get lost in for a while, but it's very difficult to find directions to any picnic or recreational areas. I would love a good map of the forest.
  • July 1, 2017
    It's beautiful! A great place to chill and get in touch with nature.

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