Hiking Through History Alabama: Exploring the Heart of Dixie's Past by Trail

Hiking Through History Alabama: Exploring the Heart of Dixie's Past by Trail

by Joe Cuhaj

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Hiking Through History Alabama: Exploring the Heart of Dixie's Past by Trail by Joe Cuhaj

Whether you're a curious tourist or a local history buff, this guidebook contains all the tools you'll need to explore the Heart of Dixie's history. From ruins to battlefields, each of the 40 featured hikes comes with helpful maps and directions, as well as a carefully researched impression of the trail, and a comprehensive guide to the area's natural and human history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493019380
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: Hiking Through History Series
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,217,603
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joe Cuhaj is an Alabama transplant, having grown up in Mahwah, New Jersey, near the Harriman/Bear Mountain state parks where his love of hiking and the outdoors began. He is the author of four editions of Hiking Alabama as well as Hiking the Gulf Coast.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Flora and Fauna 2

Weather 3

Restrictions and Regulations 4

How to Use This Guide 5

How to Use the Maps 7

Trail Finder 8

Map Legend 9

The Hikes

North Region 10

1 TVA Nature Walk 11

2 Monte Sano Nature Preserve Loop 16

3 Plateau loop 22

4 Smokerise Trail 28

5 Cave Trail 34

6 King's Chapel Loop 40

7 Cave Mountain Loop 40

8 Kinlock Shelter 51

9 Dismals Historic Gorge 57

10 Noccalula Falls Historic Gorge Trail 63

11 Horse Peas 40 68

Central Region 73

12 Fossil Trail 74

13 Mine Ruins/Crusher Trail 78

14 Quarry Trail 83

15 Vulcan Trail 88

16 Ike Maston/BMMR Loop 93

17 Red Mountain Mine Trail 98

18 Tanuehill Historical Scale Park Loop 103

19 Moundville Archaeological Park 109

20 Furnace Trail 114

21 Flagg Mountain Loop 119

22 Confederate Memorial Park Nature Trail 125

23 Smith Mountain Loop 130

24 Horseshoe Bend Loop 135

South Region 139

25 Bartram Trail 140

26 Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Loop 146

27 Selma Historic Walk 151

28 Old Cahawba Archaeological Park 158

29 Nancy's Mountain 163

30 Old St. Stephens Loop 168

31 Little River State Forest 172

Gulf Region 177

32 Mound Island 178

33 Chickasabogue Park Loop 182

34 Confederate Breastworks Trail 187

35 Port City Historic Walk 193

36 Magnolia Cemetery 199

37 Village Point Park Preserve Loop 205

38 Perdido River 210

39 Fort Morgan Loop 215

40 Fort Gaines Loop 222

Appendix A Clubs and Trail Groups 228

Appendix B Additional Resources 228

About the Author 229

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