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    Chapman’s Creek

    A serene birding stop characterized by mature mid- and upper-story habitat. There is a good likelihood of finding woodpeckers (including Pileated), Red-eyed Vireos, Summer Tanagers, Wood Thrushes, Great Crested Flycatchers, Broad-winged Hawks, and Wild Turkeys.

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    Coosa WMA/Double Bridges

    One of the five “birdiest” sites visited in this region. Many bird species not detected at any other site were found here — songbirds, raptors, and game birds. A colony of Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers resides here. The trail is being tended and lengthened. It is currently approximately 3 miles long, for a 6-mile hike in and out.

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    Fred’s Grave (Rockford’s Town Dog)

    Museums | Rockford in Coosa County  

    Rockford’s adopted mascot, Fred the dog, died on December 23, 2002 in a Birmingham animal hospital from a mysterious animal bite. Fred had been a celebrated fixture of the community since he showed up and was nursed back to health in 1993. Though he mo …

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    Hatchet Creek Canoe Trail

    Recreational, Trails | in Coosa County  

    Floating down a quiet creek with only the sound of rippling waters and birds singing makes for a great day in the outdoors. Coosa County is blessed with two creeks that host some of the most scenic floats in Alabama. Hatchet Creek flows from the northw …

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    Old Rock Jail & Museum

    The old Coosa County Jail, also called Old Rock Jail, was built in what would become Rockford in 1825. Today it is a museum and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is open only for certain occasions, though the exterior is publicl …

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    Weogufka Creek Canoe Trail

    Recreational, Trails | in Coosa County  

    Floating down a quiet creek with only the sound of rippling waters and birds singing makes for a great day in the outdoors. Coosa County is blessed with two creeks that host some of the most scenic floats in Alabama. Hatchet Creek flows from the northw …

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