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Distance

12.8 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Difficult

Δ Elevation (FT)

~100 (+)

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Sipsey River Trail

Alabama

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Sipsey River Trail is a difficult hike in William Bankhead National Forest and Sipsey Wilderness near Birmingham, Alabama. This hike is kid and dog friendly, however your furry kids must on leash. This hike may be a bit long for hikers with young children. The Sipsey River Trail is wonderful hike in northern Alabama. Along the way hikers can expect thick forest, wildflowers and ample wildlife. Hikers will pass by the Sipsey fork of the Black Warrior River which is designated a Wild and Scenic River. The Sipsey Wilderness is one of the largest intact protected wilderness areas east of the Mississippi. There is camping available in William Bankhead National Forest.

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Contact: William Bankhead National Forest 2946 Chestnut Street Montgomery, Alabama 36107

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