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Dallas County Public Lake

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Dallas County Public Lake is a compact site housing a good variety of habitats around a 100-acre lake-emergent lakeside edge, both second-growth and mature woodland and open pine-oak woods.  Upon leaving AL-41, look to the left on County Road 6. The cut-over area is full of Eastern Towhees, Eastern Bluebirds, Yellow-breasted Chats, Prairie and Palm […]

Live Oak Cemetery

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Live Oak Cemetery in Selma is a stunning image of the old South- antebellum mausoleums and grave sites framed by row upon row of massive live oaks, all draped in Spanish moss. The mature hardwoods are spaced in such a way as to provide excellent sight-lines into the trees. The live oaks house an excellent variety […]

The Sepulga River Canoe Trail

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The Sepulga River Canoe Trail is becoming increasingly popular with nature lovers in Alabama.  With deep water, limestone walls, and a few Class I rapids for fun, Sepulga offers a wilderness kayaking/canoe experience unique to South Alabama. One of the biggest attractions of paddling the Sepulga River is the possibility of finding fossils, such as […]

Bells Landing Park

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Bells Landing Park’s 320 acres contain a variety of habitats, ranging from pine forest atop the uplands at the entrance to river bottom hardwoods along Tallatchee Creek. Continue west 0.4 miles to the parking area at the boat ramp and park.The road to the camp sites north of Bells Landing Road and the boat ramp […]

Haines Island Park

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Haines Island Park is maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers.  Whether you’re inclined to drive, hike, canoe or kayak, Haines Island offers a fantastic opportunity to observe nature in a natural setting. Birding can be spectacular. Extending through the park to the Alabama River is a well maintained gravel road.  The entrance to […]