With fall just around the corner, that means it is time to go spend time outside. Take a day hike to see the leaves change, or just to get some much needed fresh air. Check out these awesome hiking trails located right down the road from Daphne AL. With so many options to choose from, there is guaranteed to one everyone can get excited about. Read below to learn more!
The Catman Road Trail
Spend your next weekend exploring the exciting Catman Road Trail. It is one of several in the Hugh Branyon Backcountry Trails network in Alabama’s Gulf State Park. It connects to various other trails including; Twin Bridges, Rattlesnake Ridge, Cotton Bayou, and Rosemary Dunes trail. Bikes and pets are welcome! The trail is asphalt and runs almost 2 miles. The flat and very easy to follow trail actually follows the path of a former roadway!
Cotton Bayou Trail
This shady walking trail is the perfect place to take the kiddos for an afternoon of fun outside. The Cotton Bayou Trail begins near the tip of the Cotton Bayou and a small beach area in southern Alabama’s beautiful Orange Beach. The beach itself is only a 5-minute drive away the trail head, so make sure to stop by after your hike. The trail heads northwest for a little over a mile through swamp vegetation and along wetlands of the Gulf State Park.
Fort Morgan Road Trail
Check out the Fort Morgan Road Trail for a hike that can easily turn into an all day event. This trail spans over 5 miles west, so make sure to pack plenty of water. Of course, you can turn around whenever you feel necessary, but for intense hikers, this is your destination! The trail begins just outside the western border of Gulf State Park and travels through the coastal community of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The paved trail parallels Highway 180 through quiet; tree filled neighborhoods and ends at the Peninsula Golf Club. The eastern end of the trail has a few gentle inclines, but the rest of the trail is flat and the entire trail is Asphalt.
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