Shoals Creek-Jones Branch

EASY 29 reviews

Shoals Creek-Jones Branch is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Florence, Alabama that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
252 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

forest

river

views

wild flowers

great time beautiful scenery

hiking
17 days ago

hiking
25 days ago

1 month ago

1 month ago

Well maintained

mountain biking
2 months ago

Trail flows very well. It's an enjoyable ride on a mountain bike. You do have to watch out for hikers on descents.

walking
2 months ago

2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Easy trail with good markers. Halfway point marked by a cool waterfall and stream running into Shoals Creek. Option to lengthen the hike by connecting the 2 loops. Total distance via Jones Branch ended up being a little over 3 miles (phone died).

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

hiking
Sunday, May 22, 2016

Not bad! There's a lot more trail than shown on the map. We ran for a good bit of the hike, as the trails were generally even enough to allow for it, with only a few hills, etc. to climb. There's some sort of grave or memorial in the parking lot I was very curious about and we found a small sinkhole/cave on the northernmost section of horse trail.

Definitely a good place to go horseback riding! There's a large parking lot and a few spots along the trails with water available from the creek.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Nice hike! Pretty along the creeks!

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Great for a fairly quick and pleasant hike.

Saturday, January 02, 2016

Great trail so quiet and peaceful. Beautiful hike

hiking
Monday, June 22, 2015

This was a great afternoon hike with my family. We hiked in and were able to cool off in the creek. Fun for my boys. I wish there would have been a map posted at the start.

hiking
Monday, May 11, 2015

Nice walk in the woods along the creeks. Pretty waterfalls!!