The Piney Woods Birding Trail links 22 outstanding birding sites in Black Belt counties Clarke, Conecuh and Monroe as well as Washington and Escambia in southwest Alabama. One of the unique features of the Piney Woods Birding Trail is that many of the sites offer the opportunity to view birds by boat.
The Black Belt Trail features 32 prime bird-watching sites across the state’s midsection, from Lake Livingston near the Mississippi border to the Phenix City Riverwalk at the Georgia state line. It includes the following counties: Butler, Choctaw, Dallas, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, Sumter and Wilcox.
The West Alabama Trail features 28 locations in the western part of Alabama, including rustic Lake Lurleen State Park near Northport and the University of Alabama Arboretum. Black Belt counties covered include Greene, Hale, Pickens and Tuscaloosa, as well as Bibb, Lamar, Marion and Walker counties.
The Wiregrass Trail in southeast Alabama includes 20 locations in eight counties and features such favorites as the beautiful Lakepoint State Park and the Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge. The trail runs through the Black Belt counties of Barbour, Crenshaw and Pike as well as Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties.