Talladega National Forest


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Talladega National Forest

Address:1001 North St
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone:256-362-2909
Web: www.southernregion.fs.fed.us/alabama/talladega
Size: 391,531 acres.
Location:Central Alabama. Accessible by US 78; AL 5. Nearby cities/towns include Anniston, Centreville, Heflin, Marion, Selma, Sylacauga, Talladega, and Tuscaloosa.
Facilities:Campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails, shooting range, scenic drive.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, geocaching.
Special Features:Lake Chinnabee and Coleman Lake recreation areas; Chinnabee Silent Trail, a rigorous trek constructed by a Boy Scout troop from the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind; 7,245-acre Cheaha Wilderness; Pinhoti Trail, a 100-mile-long National Recreation Trail. Cheaha State Park (see entry in Alabama state parks section) lies within forest boundaries.

See other parks in Alabama.
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Status of loblolly pine die-off on the Oakmulgee District, Talladega National Forest, Alabama-1968.
The Top 10 Endangered Places list therefore includes four urgent priority projects for SELC's Clean Energy Program: fracking in Alabama's Talladega National Forest, coal ash pollution in South Carolina's Waccamaw River, mountaintop removal coal mining in Virginia and Tennessee, and an intense push to mine uranium in Southside, Virginia.
A point-centered quarter survey was conducted within the Dugger Mountain Wilderness in the Talladega National Forest eighteen months after a March 2007 wildfire to determine tree and sapling species composition.
In Alabama's Talladega National Forest, 48,000 longleaf pine to restore a healthy ecosystem for endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.
It was nearly fall when I decided to spend six days camping in Talladega National Forest with my black, Labrador retriever, Boomer.
The installation has done such a great job operating in harmony with the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker that they are able to contribute more than 30 birds a year to help the effort of growing woodpecker populations in other areas, such as Talladega national Forest, the Avon Park Air Force Range and the Disney Wilderness Preserve.
FLORISTIC SURVEY OF SELECTED SITES IN THE SHOAL CREEK RANGER DISTRICT, TALLADEGA NATIONAL FOREST, ALABAMA.
In 1985, David Chase recorded 15 stone mound sites in the Talladega National Forest.
Students at Munford Elementary School, nestled in Talladega National Forest, will begin the 2000-2001 school year in a building with walls reminiscent of forest, water, sky, and sun; columns painted to resemble tree trunks; and a cave-like hallway with a lamp the shape of a lightning bolt.
The effect of mid-story reduction in a montane longleaf pine forest on bird species richness and habitat characteristics was examined on the Shoal Creek Ranger District, Talladega National Forest.
In 1985 the Alabama Trails Association spearheaded an attempt to link the Pinhoti Trail in the Talladega National Forest in Alabama to the Appalachian Trail in north Georgia.
The JSU Longleaf Center has been funded nearly $1 million for use as a natural resource center near the Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge and adjoining the Talladega National Forest in Heflin.