The U.S. Forest Service manages more than 668,000 acres of public owned land in Alabama. The Bankhead, Conecuh, Talladega and Tuskegee National Forests are "Great Escapes" for those who enjoy the outdoors. Many people are taking time out to enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, boating, camping, picnicking, bicycling, target shooting, plus more.
Use "Great Escapes", the official U.S. Forest Service app, to help plan your next outdoor adventure. If you are planning a day trip or an overnight camping trip, select a national forest and your favorite outdoor activity and discover whats waiting for you. "Great Escapes" provides contact information, recreation sites by activity and Forest, an opening schedule, recreation fees and links to our Forest Service news and alert feeds, maps, rules, safety tips and regulations.
Contact us directly or check our "Know Before You Go" page for wildfire alerts, controlled burns, road and site closures. Share your "Great Escapes" pictures and experiences on Facebook and Twitter with your friends and discover the joy of nature in a national forests in Alabama.
Twitter hashtag #NFinAlabama.
Shop your favorite products and we’ll find the best deal with a single click. Designed to make shopping easier.