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#9 of 22 state parks in Alabama

Best trails in Buck's Pocket State Park

46 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Buck's Pocket State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

NOTE: This park is currently closed. Please check the park website for more information. This is a beautiful park in northeastern Alabama, known for its incredible lookout points. The park sits atop a natural pocket, so the picnic area has great views. The park also hosts a campground, shelters, laundry, playground, and miles of hiking trails.

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Map of trails in Buck's Pocket State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,000 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact
256-659-2000
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Point Rock Trail
Buck's Pocket State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Point Rock Trail is a 2.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Groveoak, Alabama that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#2 - Buck's Pocket: Primitive Campground Trail
Buck's Pocket State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
As of August 2020, users have reported that this trail is also open to ATVs.Show more