Conecuh National Forest


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Conecuh National Forest

Address:16375 US Hwy 29
Andalusia, AL 36420

Phone:334-222-2555
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/alabama
Size: 83,883 acres.
Location:Southern Alabama on the Florida border. Accessible by US 29 and AL 137. Nearby towns are Andalusia, Brewton, and Opp, AL; Crestview, FL.
Facilities:Campground, picnic sites, trails, shooting range.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, bird watching, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, shooting.
Special Features:Open Pond Recreation Area, with CCC-built shelter; Conecuh Trail, a 20-mile trek through Alabama's coastal plains; Blue Spring, a large natural spring with icy, clear waters.

See other parks in Alabama.
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The Blackwater River is only 58 miles long from its start in the Conecuh National Forest of Alabama to where it empties into Blackwater Bay, which connects to huge Escambia Bay.
During the breeding season of 2001, we monitored the territories of 70 male Bachman's Sparrows in longleaf pine stands of the Conecuh National Forest, Alabama.
Robert Taylor, district silviculturist at Conecuh National Forest, also dreams of future populations of plants and animals now rarely seen in his Alabama forest: Japanese honeysuckle and native jasmine, gopher tortoises,endangered Indiana gray bats, the red-cockaded woodpeckers.
Project Orianne - to restore or improve 10,000 acres of longleaf pine habitat within the Apalachicola and Conecuh national forests, providing habitat for declining bird populations, such as red-cockaded woodpeckers and Bachmann's sparrow, and other species of concern, such as the gopher tortoise and indigo snake.
Project Orianne - to restore or improve 10,000 acres of longleaf pine habitat within the Apalachicola and Conecuh National Forests to create and enhance habitat for declining bird populations, such as red-cockaded woodpeckers and Bachmann's sparrow, and other species of concern, such as the gopher tortoise and indigo snake.