Alabama Parks, Campgrounds, and Trails

We all love taking the horses out locally, but the best part of owning a horse is the opportunities for adventure. Luckily, the United States is full of horse-friendly outdoor recreation areas perfect for the occasional day trip or longer vacation. We are producing a series to bring you information about the horse-friendly parks, campgrounds, and trails across the United States. 

Russell Cave National Monument 3729 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL, 35740, Phone: 205-495-2672 Located in the northeastern corner of Alabama close to the Tennessee border. Can be accessed via U.S. Highway 72. Users: hikers, horses.  

Edgar Hood 459 Brownsboro Road Brownsboro, AL 35741 256-883-8615 barn, 256-776-9177 Web Site: E-mail: Bold Destiny Bedford V Cash Memorial Horse Trail Tuskegee National Forest, 334-727-2652. Directions: From I-85, take exit 42 and go east on AL 186. Turn left on forest road 905 (just past the Forest Service office sign). Trailhead is at the “T” of forest Road 905 and forest road 906. Trailhead has a small parking area. 14 miles of trail Description: rolling hills and woods. Overnight camping permits needed Users: hike, horse  

Caude Kelly State Park Uriah, AL Directions: From I-65 take Hwy 21 north for 15 miles, to a bridge located on the county line, cross the bridge and take the next right. Trails Fees  

Little River Canyon WMA Ft. Payne, Directions: From Ft. Payne take Hwy 35 south, after crossing the Little River Canyon, take the first paved road to the left (County Rd 103). Trail head is 1/2 mile on the left. Trail head has small parking area, 30 + miles of marked and unmarked trails. Description: views, rolling hills, rocks, and river crossings. 

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