Bankhead & Sipsey Wilderness

Bankhead & Sipsey Wilderness

Located 45 miles north of Birmingham, this region offers visitors a small-town atmosphere and a selection of attractions, including Ave Maria Grotto, the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, and Clarkson Covered Bridge. The longest natural bridge east of the Rockies is also in this area. A wide variety of recreational opportunities are available as well as access to Smith Lake.

Bankhead & Sipsey Wilderness
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Average Temps

spring

High
Low
73°F / 22°C
48°F / 9°C

summer

High
Low
88°F / °C
66°F / 19°C

fall

High
Low
73°F / 23°C
49°F / 9°C

winter

High
Low
53°F / 12°C
32°F / 0°C

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