The Joe Wheeler Wildlife Refuge has numerous gravel roads that are open to horses. The roads meander through the refuge and allow riders to view the area’s wildlife. Riders can also find great trails through the nearby Bankhead National Forest. Truck and horse trailer parking is provided at Owl Creek Horse Camp in the Bankhead National Forest.

Near Bankhead National Forest

Outdoors

Morgan County is all about the Great Outdoors. From birding to walking trails, we’ve got you covered.

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Disc Golf

Morgan County has disc golf courses located in Decatur, Hartselle, and Somerville.

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Canoeing

The Wheeler Wildlife Refuge offers visitors the chance to spend a quiet afternoon amidst nature. The refuge has several put-in places as well as six public boat launches.

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A Walking Tour of Historic Decatur

The Old Decatur and New Albany Historic Districts, located near downtown off the southern bank of the Tennessee River, boasts the largest concentration of Victorian-era cottages and bungalows in Alabama.

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