Discover the Best Hikes in Birmingham, Alabama

Where railroads ran and mines once burrowed into mountains, the healed landscape is repurposed for beautiful hiking and biking opportunities. New and expanding venues around the city provide more chances to get outside and to appreciate the labor and industry that built the city. Explore 35 of Birminghams best, five-star trails, divided into six distinct areas in and around the city.

With the expert guidance of local author Thomas M. Spencer, youll find yourself on an Appalachian mountain peak or on the banks of the Cahaba River, as it broadens to snake through the Coastal Plain. Visit old-growth forest in the Sipsey Wilderness, or hike down into the Grand Canyon of the East at Little River Canyon. Across this landscape, youll find a diversity of plant and animal speciessome rare and endangeredrivaling those found anywhere else in North America.

Book Features:
Descriptions of 35 five-star hiking trails for all levels and interests
GPS-based trail maps, elevation profiles, and detailed directions to trailheads
Insight into the history, flora, and fauna of the routes
Ratings for scenery, difficulty, trail condition, solitude, and accessibility for children
Lace up, grab your pack, and hit the trail!

Authors: Thomas M. Spencer

Date: 2020

Upload Date: 11/19/2020 6:40:21 AM

Format: EPUB

Pages: 1



Language: English

ISBN / ASIN: 1634043073


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