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Full-service fly shop for all your fishing needs located on Alabama's year-round trout stream. Outfitting, guide services and equipment rentals.
A 1,456-acre, off -highway-vehicle recreational area that offers trails for both motorized and nonmotorized use. Also offers tent, RV sites and cabins.
Settled in 1818, Courtland is one of a few places in Alabama to experience 175 years of history in both a museum and its architecture.
District reflects town's beginning as a local trade center and includes more than 100 homes, buildings and sites dating from 1820 to 1930.
Antiques, collectibles, gifts for home and garden. 2,000+ sq. ft. of furniture, crystal, pictures, jewelry, books and original hand-thrown pottery. Call ahead for walking tour.
Fishing charter service. Striped bass. All equipment furnished-bring own food and beverage. Special assistance for disabled. Lake record of 45-lb. striped bass.
Landscaped garden of 125 miniature replicas of biblical structures and world-famous buildings, built by Brother Joseph, a Benedictine monk.
Br. Joseph Zoettl - His dream brought him to America to become a monk; his vision created a work of art to inspire the world.
Battle of Hog Mountain site. 1904 truss bridge, lattice-style planks, restored 1975. Park with shaded picnic grounds, dogtrot log cabin, grist mill and hiking trails.
Col. John G. Cullman, German refugee, established colony (1873). Home replica houses archaeological society museum. New Civil War Exhibit featuring Cullman's Civil War history.
Restored Pueblo-style stucco building contains displays of vintage railroad-related items. Exit 308, turn left on 278, left on 1st Ave. SE, go 4 blocks.
Cherokee Council House Museum containing over 10,000 artifacts, large Woodland platform mound and burial mound, 5 K trail, lake, amphitheater, and outdoor classrooms.
Located in 1935 gym built by WPA. 1900s train, mining cars, one-room Black school, Old Wyatt Elementary School, 1900s Kellerman Post Office, Oakman Depot.
Challenging, scenic course with rolling terrain.
Corinth Recreation Area. Individual picnic sites, swimming area, bathhouse and large group picnic shelter.
Houston Recreation Area. Quiet, secluded place to pitch tent with bathhouse nearby. Picnic in shade or enjoy Smith Lake.
Alabama's first national wilderness area. "The Land of a Thousand Waterfalls" is ideal for hiking, horseback riding, hunting, boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing. Located in the William B. Bankhead National Forest.
Championship 18-hole golf course in Cullman, Alabama between Birmingham and Huntsville
A small library and a small gift shop has been added. A log cabin with dog trot has been completely remodeled, it is handicapped accessible and available for rent for weddings, etc.
3,900-piece collection. Gallery devoted to following folk artists: Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Sybil Gibson, Benjamin Perkins, Wanda Teel. Mainstream art includes pieces from Blount Collection.
On Oct. 28, 1928, first can of Golden Eagle Syrup was produced in Fayette by Mr. and Mrs. Victor Patterson. Since then, Golden Eagle has become a favorite of generations.
Historic memorabilia, Civil War uniforms, extensive collection of train tracks with model trains, etc.
Walking trail, pavilions, picnic areas. Tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, playgrounds, coin-operated batting cages, baseball/softball complex. Built around Guin Waterpark. New handi-cap lift at Waterpark.
Park with many outdoor activities
Canoe rental on Bear Creek Floatway. 14-mi. public-access creek in Northwest Alabama. Scenic waterfalls, sandy beaches.
Jeff Wilburn is a 10th-generation potter who makes traditional hand-tuned pottery, including face jugs and other items.
60-year treasure chest believed to be one of best collections in world today. Porcelain, art, antiques, bronzes and cut glass. Please call to book Tour guild.
The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Pond Spring was the post-Civil War home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler, a Confederate major general, a U.S. congressman, and a Spanish-American War general.
Four lakes. Fishing, boating, sand beaches, swimming, pavilions. Canoe floatway open weekends, holidays. Cabin rentals.
Rock Bridge Canyon Equestrian Park is a horse trail located in Hodges, Alabama with miles of picturesque trails winding through acres of woodlands and canyons with points of interest and overlooks. While we are an Equestrian trail, we also offer walking and hiking trails with beautiful waterfalls where you can relax. Walk across the natural rock bridge which is 100 feet high and 82 feet long.
We have books, DVD's, magazines, local newspaper, computer with internet and printing capabilities, Wifi access, and educational resources. In the museum are artifacts and history from former Governor Guy Hunt and historical items from the town of Holly Pond.
The Heritage Center features: Congressional Library and Living Room: Honors the incredible story of 111 years of continuous service in the U.S. Congress by 7 men from small towns in Walker County. The Gallery and Dining Room: Serves as the main exhibit changing themes and content approximately every 3 to 4 months. A Tribute to our Military Room: Honoring the sacrifice and dedication of Walker County service men and women. Artifacts in this exhibit change periodically. Tallulah Bankhead Room: Want to know about the life of Tallulah? Well Dahling, come see a collection of her personal and family artifacts. The Walker County Room: Features all types of items from across Walker County celebrating our rich history and bright future. Artifacts in this exhibit change periodically.
Bernards Store For Men, founded in 1940 by Bernard Weinstein, has been a clothing tradition in Jasper for over 70 years.
Congressman 1949-1965. Library Services Act, National Defense Education Act. First Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (1990) for equal rights and opportunities.
Organized 1833. Georgia white marble, stainedglass dome. FDR sat in third row for funeral of Speaker of the House William Brockman Bankhead (1940).
Memorial Park is Jaspers oldest and largest park, located in the historic North Highlands area of the city which includes modern amenities for all its citizens.
Beautiful Earl Stone-designed course nestled against Bankhead National Forest. Features large, well-manicured bent grass greens.
Located in Historic Bank of Moulton building. Houses original and microfilmed historical and genealogical records.
Visitor info for Bankhead National Forest, Sipsey Wilderness. Camping supplies, hiking, information, maps. Fall foliage tours, spring wildflower hikes.
60 ft. x 148 ft. sandstone rock bridge is longest natural bridge east of Rockies. Spans scenic natural areas, forests, wilderness. Nature paths, picnic areas, gift shop.
The Winston County Confederate Monument is located near the Natural Bridge Town Hall.
Replica of original 1897 structure. Stories of train station, local industry, pictures in museum and on-site caboose. Public park.
Distinctive wilderness offering romantic cabins, secluded campsites, hiking, canoeing, waterfalls, country store and more. Cabins available year-round.
Exhibits re-create Red Bay Hotel lobby, Bay Theater, depot, general store, and drugstore. Memorablilia dedicated to country music star Tammy Wynette. New display annex added.
The Water Park opens Memorial Day weekend and is open daily thru mid-August. It includes two adult water slides, four children's water slides, a large swimming pool and a toddler pool.
Honors Cherokee Chief Doublehead, who guarded the local area claimed as sacred hunting grounds by both the Cherokee and Choctaw Nations.
Horseback rides, pontoons, aquacycles, paddleboats, canoes, sporting clays, quail hunts, nature trail, game room, pool, tennis, basketball, softball, playgrounds, golf cart rentals, fishing guide service.
Housed on the site of the Crooked Creek Civil War Battle along the Forrest/Streight Trail. Museum features displays of authentic Civil War memorabilia.
67-acre, 500-ft.-deep gorge. Rock formations, waterfalls, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, picnicking, birding and trail running. Daily and annual passes.
Alabama's #1 Drop Zone premier skydiving center, offering only most advanced and proven training methods for skill levels varying from beginners to experienced.
The man who rose from humble beginnings as the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave to become one of the most important sports figures of the 20th century is remembered at his birthplace. Jesse Owens Museum tells the story of Owens' personal triumphs as a world-class athlete and record holder, a prelude to a career devoted to helping others.