Feed Your Adventure on the Flavors of the Black Belt

Pack your bags, a picnic basket, and a cooler, and load up with family and friends (don’t forget your pup!) for a delicious road trip as you Feed Your Adventure on the Flavors of the Black Belt Trail. Our nine different trails each offer a back roads weekend jaunt through Alabama’s Black Belt region, with tasty tips on where you should stop and feed upon the bounty of drinks and eats created by the locals.

  • Sweet Creek Gourmet Pickled Quail Eggs
  • Joyce's Cheese Straws
  • Yeargan Farms Canned Goods
  • Goat Milk Caramels
  • Bacon Jam
  • Hickory Hollow Beef Jerky
  • Black Warrior Beer

What You’ll Find

Our trail comprises nine different themed trails where you’ll pause for goodies that have been baked, brewed, butchered, canned, distilled, gathered, ground, pickled, roasted, and smoked … just for you! The color-coded map outlines the nine trails, and each has a trail guide you can download below that includes:

  • Favorite stops for handmade items by local artisans
  • Historical facts about the people, places, and events that define the cultural character of our rural communities
  • Info about ways you can enjoy some outdoor fun on our rivers, lakes, and wooded lands
  • Tips on where the locals eat that take the guesswork out of finding favorites for memorable meals
  • Options for best places to stop and stay awhile, whether relaxing by a campfire or cozying up in a cabin or a friendly bed and breakfast
  • A shopping checklist that highlights the delectable creations you’ll want to sample and take home

Try Our Nine Different Trails for Cold Drinks, Good Eats & Back Road Treats

Click the links below to download the trail guides for the Flavors of the Black Belt Trail:

Baker’s Confections are Sweet Perfection

Sumter, Hale & Greene County

Divine Sausages Rival Devil Dogs

Butler, Conecuh & Crenshaw County

Donuts Galore & French Swirls

Barbour, Bullock, & Pike County

Cheesy Bites…Smokin’ Sauces

Perry, Dallas & Lowndes County

Fish Kings & Pepper Jelly Queens

Choctaw & Marengo County

Ques ‘N’ Brews

Tuscaloosa & Pickens County

Spirits on the Plains

Lee & Russell County

Syrup Makin ‘N’ Bacon Jammin

Montgomery & Macon County


Enter our Feed Your Adventure Photo Contest by posting your trail photos for us to share. You’ll be entered to win a trails tote bag and goodies from our trail partners!


Download the Black Belt Flavors Passport and follow the rules for a chance to win an adventurous weekend getaway to Lakepoint State Park!

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