Talladega National Forest- 616

Talladega, Alabama (Talladega County)

Last Updated: 01/19/2019
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Highlight: Talladega National Forest- 616
Talladega National Forest 616 is a partially maintained gravel road located in the southern section of the beautiful Talladega National Forest. The road is passable by most vehicles and is only rough in a few short sections. The road winds through hardwood and pine forests with several excellent camping spots along the way.The road follows the base of the nearby mountain ridge and crosses several one lane bridges. In the rainy season the creeks may rise over the bridges but are usually passable. This is a great detour from the major fire roads in the area and offers excellent views of Horn’s Mountain. It is also a nice shortcut if you’re traveling to the nearby trailhead of 600-1. If you’re looking for a relaxing ride with beautiful scenery be sure to check out NF 616.


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1. South Trailhead at NF 607 (0 mi)
The south trailhead is located on National Forest Road 607, just west of Hwy 148. When traveling from 148 on NF 607, turn right onto NF 616.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Sylacauga or Hwy 77

From Sylacauga: Take Hwy 21 north to Hwy 148, turn right onto Hwy 148 towards Millerville, continue for 11.4 miles to NF 607 on your left. Follow NF 607 for approximately 1 mile to the trailhead on your right. From Hwy 77: Take CR-007 south for approximately 8.0 miles to Hwy 148, turn right onto Hwy 148, continue for 1.3 miles to NF607 on your right. Follow NF 607 for approximately 1 mile to the trailhead on your right.



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Jake Hanner

Mapping Crew - Alabama

Jake is an Alabama native, born and raised in Central Alabama. Jake has spent years exploring the back roads and off road parks around the Southeast. Jake enjoys exploring new areas and incorporating new technology and tools while doing so. As an avid enthusiast he utilizes two different rigs to explore and document new trails, a Toyota 4runner overland style rig, and a Jeep Tj built for the rocks. Jake is a long time Toyota enthusiast, with over one million miles driven between two rigs. When not on the trail you can usually find Jake flying,mountain biking and spending time with his family.
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