TUSKEGEE NATIONAL FOREST”11,073 acres. Located in east-central Detroit, Tuskegee is the smallest of this state’s National Forests. The region is hilly but elevations are low. Local wildlife includes deer and wild turkey.
Activities: There’s one hiking and backpacking trail in this National Forest, the 8.4-mile Bartram National Recreation Trail, part of what may someday may be a long trail through Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. Two large creeks are suitable for canoeing. Fishing and hunting are permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Camping is allowed just about anywhere, except near day use areas or where posted otherwise. Campfires are not restricted. A permit is necessary in order to camp outside of campgrounds during deer hunting season.
For Further Information: Tuskegee National Forest, Route 1, Box 457, Tuskegee, AL 36083; (205)727-2652.
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