Tongass National Forest – Hiking

Hiking trails are scattered throughout the forest. There are about 600 miles of paths that range from easy walking paths to strenuous, steep trails. Excellent trail guides are available in many areas. Hikers will find many short trails to reach lakes and alpine areas from communities and from shoreline trailheads. Often these trails are constructed […]


William B. Bankhead National Forest

One of the Deep South’s finest pockets of deep woods, Alabama’s William B. Bankhead National Forest has a potential for adventure and natural beauty you’d expect of a bigger, wilder place. The forest’s 180,000 acres encompass pine-clad and hardwood forest, burbling streams, deep gorges, and an arkful of wildlife. Bankhead is part of the Warrior […]