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Weekend Getaways There are so many activities to do and adventures to have in our home state, and this upcoming long weekend is the perfect time to get out and explore! So, as we continue with our "weekend getaway" series, we will be highlighting an option right here in Alabama: Cheaha State Park.  Cheaha Pulpit Rock, Photo from Alapark About Cheaha State Park Cheaha State Park is located in the Talladega National Forest, just 1 hour and 20 minutes outside Birmingham. This park is centered on the top of the state’s highest mountain at 2,407 feet above sea level, which allows for 360 degree views found...

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Taking Precaution With many areas experiencing record high temperatures, the risk for out of control wildfires and campfires is much higher, especially when combined with a dry climate. To ensure everyone has a fun and safe summer, we have collected the best wildfire and campfire safety tips! Campfire Safety No matter what season it is, no camping trip is complete without a campfire! It is the perfect place to gather around with family and friends, roast marshmallows, and just enjoy the evening. However, there are some steps that need to be taken to prevent campfires from getting out of control. ...

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Weekend Getaways There are so many activities to do and adventures to have in our home state of Alabama. We've talked about the state parks, national forests, and outdoor adventure opportunities, such as hiking and kayaking, that this state offers, but what we haven't covered yet is how conveniently Alabama is located! We border Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, all of which provide numerous weekend getaway options! Today we are going to highlight Ponce De Leon Springs State Park in Florida! About Ponce De Leon Springs State Park Located just 3 hours and 45 minutes away from Birmingham, the Ponce De...

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Camping Season Spring and Summer are right around the corner, which means it is almost prime camping season! Since many campgrounds require reservations and can fill up quickly during these seasons, now is the perfect time to start planning your upcoming camping trips! Top 5 Alabama Campgrounds Our favorite part about camping in Alabama is the wide variety of choices you have! You can camp up in the mountains, on a beach, or anywhere in between! With that being said, here are our top five favorite campgrounds in Alabama!  1. Oak Mountain State Park Campground Our favorite campground is located...

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Outdoor Events in Alabama There are so many fun outdoor events happening in Alabama over the next couple of months! We didn’t want you to miss a thing, so we listed all the details below. Read through and mark your calendars because it’s going to be a fun and busy few months!   State Park Events Eagle Awareness Weekends: Eagle Awareness Weekends take place on weekends from Friday January 25 through February 17, 2019 in Lake Guntersville State Park. There will be birds of prey presentations, guided tours with experienced park personnel, and activities for all ages. This is a great way to get the...

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