Explore the Choccolocco Creek Watershed
The Choccolocco Creek Watershed is home to some of Alabama’s natural gems.
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Choccolocco Creek is a significant tributary to the Coosa River and is home to some 70 different species of fish. Several of which are threatened or endangered, including the holiday darter, pygmy sculpin, and blue shiner. Read More
Choccolocco Creek is the most diverse major tributary in Alabama for gastropods (snails, clams, mussels). It accounts for 22% of the freshwater fish species in the State of Alabama while occupying less than 1% of land area in the state. These ecological resources partnered with recreational values make Choccolocco Creek a crucial resource to protect.
ColdWater Mountain Bike Trail
A publicly accessible tract of land purchased with the Forever Wild Fund allows mountain bikers of various levels to spend hours on trail systems near Anniston, AL.
The Pinhoti is a premier southern Appalachian long distance hiking trail, and it is also a southeast region Appalachian Trail connector.
Perfect for weekend getaways, Coleman lake sports 39 campsites with water and electrical hookups, bathhouses, a sandy beach, 29 picnicking units, a 21 acre lake, and access to the Pinhoti Trail.
Cheaha State Park
Located in Clay and Cleburne Counties, Cheaha State Park is the pinnacle of natural beauty and awe in Alabama.
Longleaf Wildlife Refuge
A 9,000 acre mountain refuge that contains beautiful forests and untouched landscapes.
Duggar Mountain Wilderness
Duggar Mountain holds the second highest peak in Alabama and is within close proximity of Jacksonville, AL.
Nestled along the Pinhoti, Sweetwater lake offers a beautiful view of the Choccolocco Creek. A shelter is located along this lake for overnight campers.