Tourist information and destination rating
Category: National parks, Local time: 07:14:37
The William B. Bankhead National Forest is a protected area and a popular tourist destination in Alabama
. Thanks to its area of 733 km2
, it is the largest national forest of Alabama. The William B. Bankhead National Forest spreads approximately 10 km north of Double Springs
Land of a Thousand Waterfalls
William B. Bankhead National Forest is also known as the "land of a thousand waterfalls". There are many waterfalls, streams and lakes. Thanks to its fascinating sceneries, the area is a sought-after place for camping, hiking, biking or fishing. We can find here several campsites and recreational facilities. William B. Bankhead National Forest is interwoven with marked high quality hiking trails and cycling paths of different difficulties.
Sipsey Wilderness and Kinlock Shelter
The area also hides the protected Sipsey Wilderness, as well as a few significant Indian Cultural Monuments. These include for example the Kinlock Shelter where the Indians performed the winter solstice ritual. The cave hides a great number of petroglyphs and prehistoric paintings.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 5:28:08 PM
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: hiking, swimming, fishing, picknicking Character of the park
: insular Protected animal species
: bear (Ursidae), owl Other services
: campsite, anchorage, bar, beach Distance from the main road
: 8.0171329395884 Why to go there?