Talladega National Forest-FR500

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Talladega National Forest Road 500 is a well maintained trail in the northern district of the Talladega National Forest. Beginning near the town of Heflin, FR-500 runs north 24 miles from County Road 281 to Duggar Mountain near the City of Piedmont. The trail passes through Choccolocco Wildlife Mana...Read More
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Highlights of Talladega National Forest-FR500

Forest Category IconForest
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
1374 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
500
Nearest Town
Heflin
Nearest Services
Heflin
Management Agency
Talladega National Forest
District
Shoal Creek District

Overview

Talladega National Forest Road 500 is a well maintained trail in the northern district of the Talladega National Forest. Beginning near the town of Heflin, FR-500 runs north 24 miles from County Road 281 to Duggar Mountain near the City of Piedmont. The trail passes through Choccolocco Wildlife Management Area, following the ridgelines and foothills of nearby Choccolocco Mountain. Link this trail together with other nearby trails such as 600-1 and 600-2 for a long weekend of overlanding. With great views, several lakes and creeks, lush hardwood forests, and endless connecting trails; NF-500 has something for everyone. So pack a lunch, bring your camera and enjoy the beautiful ride through the Talladega National Forest.

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41 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
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