Come share in the beauty and serenity of the Tallapoosa River featuring Tallapoosa Wilds in Wadley, AL. One of the cleanest and clearest rivers in the entire nation, the Tallapoosa River is one you will enjoy experiencing. Tallapoosa Wilds offers daytrips from its facilities in Wadley which include a 2, 4, 7, or 11 mile […]
This area has 11 miles of hiking trails, with one skirting the shoreline of Lake Martin for approximately 4 miles. Other areas of the trails are high rocky ridges and bluffs, some with vistas of six to eight miles overlooking Kowaliga Bay and Chimney Rock. Bald Eagles are regularly spotted over the lake; Wild Turkeys […]
Harris Reservoir, locally known as Lake Wedowee, is located in east-northeast Alabama near the town of Wedowee. The reservoir was formed by completion of R.L. Harris dam in 1983. The major rivers supplying water for the reservoir are the Tallapoosa and Little Tallapoosa rivers. These rivers merge just north of the Hwy 48 bridge about […]
Fine permanent art collection, Indian artifacts, other archaeological finds. Sylacauga History Room, Pioneer Room, Civil War exhibit, WWII memorabilia. Jim Nabors, Bill Nichols, Gen. J.W. Crysel memorabilia. Art exhibits change monthly.
Kiwanis Park is heavily wooded, predominately in hardwoods, and has three significant sections. After passing along the entrance road (lined in mid-sized hardwoods – may produce a few songbirds, particularly in migration), continuing straight will lead to parking lots and a ball field. The most productive birding here would likely be the woods beyond the […]
Mt Cheaha is Alabama’s highest point, and it is one of the southernmost locations to find a number of the state’s more interesting breeding birds, such as Blue-headed vireo, Cedar waxwing, and Sharp-shinned hawk. Additionally, as the park is located in the middle of the Talladega National Forest, the area consists of vast tracts of […]