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      Bankhead National Forest is located in northwest Alabama, surrounding the cities of Double Springs and Houston, with a total area of 733 square kilometers. Of special note is the Sipsey Wilderness, and its hiking and equestrian trails. Although bicycles are not allowed in the wilderness area, there are two multi-use trails elsewhere in the forest on which bicycles are allowed. Aside from horseback riding, trail running, hiking, and mountain biking, other draws include hunting, fishing, camping, RV sleeping, swimming, boating, a shooting range, and more.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: US Forest Service
      Brushy Creek Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      Please verify the legality of your recreation, as not all activities are permitted in all areas of the forest. Overnight stays, hunting, fishing all require permits.
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      Region Details
      • 10
      • 2
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 24, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Trails Horse
      5
      Total Distance
      70 miles
      Total Descent
      6,202 ft
      Total Vertical
      510 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,064 ft
      Reports
      4
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      91

      Photos of Bankhead National Forest Mountain Bike

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      Dec 27, 2021 @ 1:58pm
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      Aug 24, 2020 @ 6:56am
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      Aug 24, 2020 @ 6:56am
      Aug 24, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Owl Creek Road
      Sep 24, 2021 @ 1:13pm
      Sep 24, 2021
      Idealideal gravel roaddatoes1441
      Pine Torch Trail
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 7:13am
      Aug 22, 2020
      UnknownMultiple Trees Downmaroon-pug
      Pine Torch Connector
      Aug 22, 2020 @ 7:13am
      Aug 22, 2020
      Unknownmaroon-pug
      Brushy Creek Connector
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 1:01pm
      Jul 16, 2019
      Variablewerics

      Activity Feed

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      user #611761markhollowayaddphoto in Burlington, Ontario, Canada
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 1:58pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #1578573datoes1441addreportOwl Creek Road
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 11:42am
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #2233503rmh29wishlisttrailPine Torch Trail
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 5:38pm
      Nov 8, 2020
      user #1727327Burns12commenttrailPine Torch Trail
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 9:24am
      Sep 21, 2020
      user #1593098maroon-pugaddphoto in Huntsville, Alabama, United States and 3 more
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 6:56am
      Aug 24, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1727327Burns12trailPine Torch TrailI would not recommend this trail for beginners...
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 9:24am
      Sep 21, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1369 miles6,060 ft32 miles476 ft
      #11,307#4,79554126
      E-Bike28 miles489 ft3 miles318 ft
      #1,48841
      Hike1470 miles6,201 ft33 miles512 ft
      #10,292#4,679418
      Trail Running1470 miles6,201 ft33 miles512 ft
      #10,239#4,63343
      Horse526 miles3,701 ft11 miles295 ft
      #958#6401
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