Hiking The Bartram National Recreation Trail

The 3rd most popular hiking trail in Alabama.

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Northeast of Tuskegee in the Tuskegee National Forest, an 8.6 mile stretch of the Bartram National Recreation Trail passes through the Tuskegee National Forest. This scenic section of the Bartram National Recreation Trail wanders through hardwood ravines and along pine ridges.

There are several trail heads that provide acces to this trail. The northern terminus can be accessed from a trailhead located on US29 just south of Macon County Road #54. The southern terminus can be accessed from a trailhead located off US29 on Wire Road near the intersection of Forest Road #913.

Overall, Bartram National Recreation Trail is the 3rd most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in Alabama. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Bartram National Recreation Trail including Bedford Cash Memorial Trail and Pleasant Hill Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  Tuskegee National Forest (334) 727-2652; Alabama Visitors (800) ALABAMA.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Alabama" from Joe Cuhai

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Several primative campsites along trail

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/alabama/

Article Source:   Hiking The Bartram National Recreation Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=6811

GPS:  32.453, -85.6535

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/5/2016

ID:  6811

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