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Cheaha State Park
Delta, AL 36258 (81.621 miles)
Located in Clay and Cleburne Counties, Cheaha State Park is the pinnacle of natural beauty and awe in Alabama. Surrounded by the Talladega National Forest, this foothill of the Appalachian Mountains holds the reputation of the highest point in Alabama. Standing 2,407 ft. above sea level, it is no wonder why the local Creek Indians named this place “Chaha,” meaning high place. After the state of Alabama acquired lands in 1933, which today comprise 11 of the 22 State Parks, a cooperative effort with the State of Alabama and the National Park System, paved the way for the Civilian Conservation Corp's (CCC) development and construction of Cheaha State Park. Its continuous operation since 1933, makes Cheaha, Alabama's oldest continuously operating State Park.
Official Website: Cheaha State Park
Desoto State Park
Fort Payne, AL 35967 (83.556 miles)
In the rustic tradition of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Desoto State Park is accented by rushing waterfalls and fragrant wildflowers. The atmosphere of the CCC further enhances the restaurant, lodge and cabin facilities. Nestled atop beautiful scenic Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama, this 3,502-acre park provides Mountain Chalets, Log & Rustic Cabins, Motel Rooms, Meeting Rooms, and also has both Improved & Primitive campgrounds. Also features a picnic area with playground, Olympic-size swimming pool, nature center with interpretive programs and live animals, tennis courts, & 15 miles of hiking & mountain biking trails. DeSoto State Park is located eight miles northeast of Fort Payne, Alabama.
Official Website: Desoto State Park
Little River Canyon NP
2141 Gault Avenue North Fort Payne, AL 35967 (83.556 miles)
Official Website: Little River Canyon NP
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Rising Fawn, GA 30738 (84.120 miles)
State Park in NW GA Ridge and Valley Country
Official Website: Cloudland Canyon State Park
Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Fort McClellan, AL 36205 (85.092 miles)
Just north of the confluence of the Little Cahaba and Cahaba Rivers to just north of the Piper Bridge in Bibb County about five miles east of West Blocton, AL. Refuge Objectives
Official Website: Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge
Fort McClellan, AL 36205 (85.092 miles)
Situated within the Southern Appalachian Mountain Range between Atlanta, Georgia (90 miles) and Birmingham, Alabama (60 miles). The refuge is situated along the rugged landscape of Choccolocco Mountain, one of the highest mountain ridges in Alabama. High elevation vistas (2063 feet ASL) provide an array of beautiful fall colors and breathtaking views of the surrounding region. Hardwood forests along mountain ridges contain species typical of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the north, while slopes and lower elevations are covered by longleaf pine and hardwoods commonly associated with the Coastal Plain.
Official Website: Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge
Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge
Anniston, AL 36205 (85.092 miles)
the Refuge only consists of 24 acres of bushy vegetation, a 1/4-acre pond known as Thomas Spring lies within the boundary. This spring is vital habitat for the endangered watercress darter. In 1983, a second pond was constructed on the Refuge to provide additional potential habitat. Currently there are four sites in the Birmingham area where the darter is known to occur or has been introduced. Two of these are part of the Refuge. Various under water plant species provide ideal habitat for watercress darters to live and spawn in.
Official Website: Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge
Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area
Fair Play, SC 29643 (86.963 miles)
In addition to lake access, there is a park store, hiking, camping and unique, affordable one-room camper cabins. They feature bunk beds, a porch and electricity but no running water or bathrooms. The campground facilities are nearby.
Official Website: Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area
Brasstown Creek Heritage Preserve
Westminster, SC 29658 (87.208 miles)
The preserve provides habitat for several rare plant species, such as Piedmont strawberry, and an unusual plant community, the Pitch Pine Heath. Black bear, found throughout the South Carolina mountains, are also found on this preserve.
Official Website: Brasstown Creek Heritage Preserve
Bond Swamp Wildlife Refuge
Round Oak, GA 31202 (87.585 miles)
Located in Middle GA Bond Swamp is 6 miles South of Macon off I-16
Official Website: Bond Swamp Wildlife Refuge