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Sougahoagdee Falls in Bankhead National Forest Hike

December 7 @ 9:30 am

Organizer

Alabama Sierra Club
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Venue

New Home Church
13222 County Road 63
Houston, AL 35572 United States
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Organized By: Alabama Chapter and Wild Alabama

 

The route to Sougahoagdee Falls follows Brushy Creek on the eastern side of the Bankhead National Forest. The unsanctioned, user-made trail is unmaintained and goes through a sandstone canyon of mature hardwood and eastern hemlock forest After rain, there are numerous waterfalls along the way to Sougahoagdee Falls at the end. Hike distance is about 4.25 miles round trip. The terrain is rough and uneven underfoot with roots and rocks and a few narrow, shallow stream crossings and a couple of briefly steep climbs up hillsides. There are plenty of blown-down trees to climb over and duck under and walk around. Wear clothing comfortable for the weather. tread for slippery rocks. No dogs and no smoking, please.Level: Moderate

Cost: Free

Bring: Footwear should be sturdy. A walking stick or trekking poles are recommended for anyone with joint or balance issues. Bring a daypack with drinking water, food and personal items such as a small trash bag, toilet paper (to be packed out after use), bandana, First Aid kit, etc.

Additional Directions: After meeting at the church, we will caravan to the trailhead on Hickory Grove Road. A pin drop on the church location will be texted to those who sign up.

Cancellation Policy: Heavy rain cancels

Register in advance!