DescriptionNortheast of Tuskegee, the 11,255-acre Tuskegee National Forest permits hunting in season with an Alabama state license. The Bartram National Recreation Trail offers hiking through an 8.5-mile section and mountain biking through the 4-mile northern half of the trail in mostly secluded woodland. The forest also has a 14-mile loop horse and hiking trail and rustic primitive campsites. At the Taska Recreation Area located on US 29/80 a kiosk depicts Alabama's Black Belt Heritage Trail.
The district headquarters, off SR 186 near Tuskegee, is open Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30; closed federal holidays. For more information contact Tuskegee National Forest District Office at 125 National Forest Rd. 949; phone (334) 727-2652.