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Sipsey Wilderness

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This section of Bankhead Forest contains 25 miles of trails for hiking.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of Boy Scouts. Car camped the first night (Fri. night) at Wolfpen Campground. Backpacked Sipsey River Trail (trail 200) Saturday. Left from Sipsey Trailhead ($3/day to park) which has toilets, information and a map. Hiked to Falls Creek Falls (approx. 2.5...More

Thank Junius T
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Friends have been telling me about sipsey for a year or two now and I finally made it out there. I was amazed! The waterfalls, the rock ledges, just awesome. We have done Caney Creek, kenlock, and the picnic trail. All of these were done...More

1  Thank Cecily C
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a three night four day hike. Beautiful place to visit. Made a big loop hike with a few detours. Bring the camera for sure! The river trails are lovely but are more crowded. The ridge and old road bed trails are peaceful but...More

1  Thank ArtFern
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We hiked at the Sipsey Wilderness. There is an abundance of birds, flora and fauna. The trails were fairly easy, with multiple waterfalls. Parking lot is spacious with a $3 per vehicle charge. Trail is fairly easy to follow, but not marked. We had children...More

Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Sipsey has a great trail network suitable for backpackers but not so remote that it keeps day hikers and kids out. We were just out over the three day weekend and only came across twenty or so people. Great camping sites, especially 5+ miles in,...More

Thank Zach B
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was a great trip with the family. The first day was near water and easily able to filter water for the adventure. Trail 201 however has no water so pack accordingly. We had a great campsite with plenty of trees to hand out 8...More

2  Thank Pam M
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife decided to make a drive during our stay at Marriott Shoals Resort on our 1st Anniversary. An early spring trek along the river at the trailhead was beautiful. We will come back when we can spend more time. Oh, BRING A...More

Thank RickyFlynt
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Several 2-8 mile point to point trails that can be combined into loops. Bought a trail map in Huntsville and we were easily able to navigate the 209-202-201 for a 16 mile loop from the Sipsey trail head. There was a reasonable bathroom facility at...More

1  Thank Kathleen M
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I am lucky enough to live very close to this. We visit almost every month for a day of hiking. There are numerous trailheads to start at and many trails intersect with each other so it up to you how far and at what intensity...More

2  Thank Vicki P
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Reviewed 8 March 2015

We walked trail 200 from parking lot to Borden Creek bridge. There was still snow and sleet on the ground. The creek was too high...and cold... For me to ford are swim. I did see a party that crossed. Scenery was great. A couple of...More

Thank doccus
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