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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THE ROLLING HILLS OF THE OAKMULGEE RANGER DISTRICT in Alabama's Talladega National Forest is once again beginning to thrive with the longleaf pine trees that belong there.
Forest Service created the Oakmulgee Purchase Unit, forming the current Oakmulgee Ranger District of Talladega National Forest. The Forest Service has devoted much of their management efforts to the restoration of P.
Yet, downstream of its headwaters in the Talladega National Forest, impairments due to channelization and other landuse practices as well as industrial contaminants in downstream reaches are documented (O'Neil and Chandler 2001).
Status of loblolly pine die-off on the Oakmulgee District, Talladega National Forest, Alabama-1968.
It was nearly fall when I decided to spend six days camping in Talladega National Forest with my black, Labrador retriever, Boomer.
The Talladega National Forest is a great place for public land hunts in the same area.
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.
Since 2004, the Jacksonville State University Archaeological Resource Laboratory has been conducting Phase I Cultural Resource Surveys within the boundaries of the Talladega National Forest as part of a Cost Sharing Agreement with the U.S.
FLORISTIC SURVEY OF SELECTED SITES IN THE SHOAL CREEK RANGER DISTRICT, TALLADEGA NATIONAL FOREST, ALABAMA.
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.
An Archaeological Investigation of Stone Mound Site lCy32, Talladega National Forest. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Montgomery, Alabama.