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

Downtown Turtle Trail

Take the Downtown Turtle Trail and find the 10 bronze turtles located along Decatur‘s historic 2nd Avenue. Learn about the significant places and events that helped make Downtown Decatur what it is today along the way!

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Outdoors

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

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Amen Trail

The Amen Trail is located in Decatur and throughout Morgan County. Many of the churches are at least 100 years old, on its original site, and still hold services today.

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Trail of Tears Walking Tour

The Trail of Tears Walking Tour Brochure takes visitors on a walking tour of the forced removal of Native American tribes from tribal lands as they passed through Decatur, Alabama.

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