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Track, soccer, baseball, softball fields, football stadium. Pool, veterans memorial, amphitheater, archery club, horse-riding area, senior center, playground, walking track. Rent Sportplex gym and cabin.
Adventures in camping, swimming, basketball, etc., mainly for children with long-term serious illnesses and their families. 66 acres on beautiful Lake Martin. Great place for church and company retreats.
Lake Martin is a gorgeous 44,000-acre lake with recreational activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, camping and golfing. The breathtaking beauty of the lake and its surroundings is one of the many reasons why this area is consistently listed in national publications as a top choice for retirees.
Located in the heart of the Russell Lands communities. Just south of Alexander City on State Highway 63, Russell Crossroads perfectly blends storied traditions with today's conveniences.
The Stables is an 8,000 square foot equestrian center and is home to several prized horses including the Paints, Buckskins and Palomino Quarter horses - perfect mounts for exploring the Russell Forest trail system.
Final Creek War battle site (March 27, 1814). Tour road with markers, picnic area. Living history demonstrations, visitors center with exhibits, film, book store.
A serene birding stop characterized by mature mid-and upper-story habitat. Chapman's Creek is an Alabama Birding Trail site off the beaten path.
Southern Star Alpaca sells luxurious alpaca clothing such as gloves, socks, scarves, and much more. Meet the alpacas every Saturday 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., weather permitting from October-May.
Hatchet Creek begins in the Talladega National Forest in Clay County, flows through Coosa County, and eventually empties into Mitchell Lake on the Coosa River. The Coosa County portion includes approximately 40 miles and drops over 400 ft in elevation.
The 9-hole "Hatchett Creek" course at the Hatchett Creek Golf Course facility in Goodwater, Alabama features 2,930 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35.
Admission charged for facility use only; group & senior rates. World's largest camp for disabled. Totally barrier-free.
Old-fashioned course with inviting circular greens to challenge your short game. Near Lake Martin and Wind Creek State Park.
Coosa County herb farm with more than 40 culinary herbs available for purchase.
Our handcrafted product selection, which includes goat milk caramels, goat milk soap, and goat milk lotion, is continually evolving and is inspired by what we produce right here on the farm.
Coosa County's primary public boat launch on Lake Mitchell. The site offers restrooms, grills and picnic tables
The Coosa WMA (Wildlife Management Area) offers outstanding birding opportunities. The Double Bridges location is on Hatchet Creek at Lake Mitchell, and offers access to a trail that is currently approx. 11.0 miles long for a 22.0 mile hike in and out. There are two trailheads. Two primitive campsites are located along the trail.
Coosa Wildlife Management Area – Over 17,000 acres of undeveloped land available for hunting during seasons (with license) and accessible for hikers, birdwatchers, canoe/kayak, photographers year round. Public rifle range. Hatchet Creek and Mitchell Lake cross through WMA.
Final resting place of Rockford's beloved "Town Dog."
Magnolia Trail Park is located behind the Old Rock Jail and Museum in Rockford closed to the intersection of US Hwy 231 and AL Hwy 22. The park offers a 2 -mile multi-use trail for hikers and mountain bikers.
The Coosa WMA Shooting Range is located within the Coosa County Wildlife Management area.
Five float sections totaling 27 miles of scenic beauty, including large primitive section, shorelines of mountain laurel and glimpses of wildlife. The float is best done in the spring due to water levels.
Kayak rentals and shuttle service for float trips on the Tallapoosa River.
At 1,152' Flagg Mountain is one of the southernmost mountains along the eastern seaboard above 1,000'. Listed on the National Historic Tower Site as tower #250, Flagg Mountain Lookout Tower is located on the Weogufka State Forest in Coosa County, Alabama. Built by the CCC in 1935, the 50’ stone tower is a unique structure. Renovation work underway.
The southern terminus of this premier backcountry hiking trail is on Flagg Mountain in Coosa County AL. The Coosa County section includes a new 5.3 mile section of woodland trail.
Some twenty miles north of the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail is the Smith Mountain Alpine Trail. The highest elevation around Lake Martin, Smith Mountain is a jagged peak mountain in the Sandy Creek area of the lake.