Cambrian Ridge in Greenville, just 40 miles from Montgomery, was recognized when it opened by Golf Digest as the third-best new public golf course in America. The three nine-hole courses can be played in any combination for a unique golfing experience.
In Prattville, just outside Montgomery, Capitol Hill features three 18-hole championship courses – the Judge, the Legislator and the Senator. Golf Magazine called the Judge one of the 10 public courses worthy of hosting the U.S. Open. The Senator is the home of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.
The Grand National, near Opelika, is the new home to the PGA’s Barbasol Championship tournament. You can play the Lake Course, where the pros will play beginning in 2015, and see how you stack up. Grand National is made up of three 18-hole championship courses – the Lake, Links and Short Course.
The Alabama Quail Trail is a collection of individuals, private business and conservation organizations that are passionate about quail and quail hunting. The location of the lodges in the heart of the south, along with the care they take to manage the land, provides guests with unbelievable hunts. Southern hospitality, courteous guides, comfortable lodging, and great food make for a memorable retreat. More than 25 lodges on this covey rise trail are located in Alabama’s Black Belt region. We invite you to experience the thrill of our feathered dynamite!
One trip and you’ll be hooked by Alabama’s fantastic lunker bass fishing. Two of the 13 premier bass fishing lakes on the trail are in the Black Belt region. Most anglers south of the Mason-Dixon Line think of Lake Eufaula when they hear the phrase “Bass Fishing Capital of the World”. Stay and play at Lakepoint State Park Resort. All of the Alabama River downstream of Montgomery is a “honey hole”. Millers Ferry, at Camden, Alabama is a 17,200-acre impoundment providing excellent fishing opportunities for both largemouth bass and spotted bass as well as plentiful crappie.
The Alabama Scenic River Trail has it all—from mountain streams to river delta to the salty waves of the Gulf of Mexico. Paddling and powerboat experiences abound along nearly 5000 miles of accessible waterways with over 40 outfitters to serve and assist you. We have amenities and campsites to support everything from long-distance touring to organized paddles to races, overnight trips or any kind of day trip. The Alabama River Lakes and Locks loop of the ASRT flows through the Black Belt region.
Come raft on the Chattahoochee River in Phenix City, the longest urban whitewater rafting in the world! The course has been described as “Wild as Colorado and as Warm as Costa Rica.” USA Today picked the Chattahoochee Whitewater Park as one of the Top 12 man-made Adventures in the World! The course consists of class III-V whitewater at high water. You can also take flight on the Blue Heron Adventure, crossing the Chattahoochee River on the only dual-zip line that connects two states reaching speeds up to 40mph.