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The William B. Bankhead National Forest is a protected area and a popular tourist destination in Alabama , USA . 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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GPS: 34.2255, -87.3766
Altitude: 176 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 5:28:08 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet What recreational activities are available or possible?: hiking, swimming, fishing, picknicking
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Character of the park: insular
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Protected animal species: bear (Ursidae), owl
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Other services: campsite, anchorage, bar, beach
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Distance from the main road: 8.0171329395884
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: cliffs

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