Sipsey Wilderness Horse Area

The 5th most popular equestrian trail in Alabama.

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South of Moulton in the Bankhead National Forest, the 25,000 acre Sipsey Wilderness Area has plenty of horseback riding on abandoned dirt roads. There are six trailheads providing access to the horse trails in Sipsey.

To reach the best trailhead from Moulton, head south on SR33. At the top of the hill, continue another 5 to 6 miles. Turn right on FS208 for 7 to 8 miles until you see a gate blocking an old forest road.

Overall, Sipsey Wilderness Horse Area is the 5th most popular horse trail of all 10 horseback rides in Alabama. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Sipsey Wilderness Horse Area including Black Warrior / Owl Creek Horse Trail, Pine Torch Horse Loop and Flint Creek Multi-Use Trail.


Local Contact(s):  BNF (205) 489-5111; Alabama Visitors (800) ALABAMA; Alabama Horse Council (205) 995-9180.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Sipsey Wilderness Horse Area

GPS:  34.3423, -87.3961

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  8/12/2016

ID:  12935

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