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#12 of 22 state parks in Alabama

Best trails in Joe Wheeler State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Joe Wheeler 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

This park has something for everyone; a lodge, restaurant, cabins, fishing, golf, tennis, swimming, convention hall, and a marina. There are also miles of trails for those looking to explore the natural woodlands. The park hugs the shores of the Tennessee River, making for some picturesque views. The park is located in northwest Alabama, off of U.S. Highway 72.

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Map of trails in Joe Wheeler State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,550 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
1-800-544-JOEW
Helpful links
Top trails (4)
#1 - Joe Wheeler Blue Trail Loop
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 29 m
]This trail follows the shore line along wheeler lake. Its a pretty hike with nice overlooks and plenty of wildlife. This park is not made for hikers. It is a resort park. However this little gem of Show more
#2 - Joe Wheeler Yellow Trail
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 37 m
Joe Wheeler Yellow Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rogersville, Alabama that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#3 - Jimmy Gill Birding Trail
Joe Wheeler State Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Great trail for hiking if you like to cover a lot of ground pretty easily. Nice scenery, well-marked trail.Show more
#4 - Joe Wheeler Multi-Use Trail
Joe Wheeler State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
Joe Wheeler Multi-Use Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Town Creek, Alabama that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more