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William B. Bankhead National Forest

The William B. Bankhead National Forest is the largest national forest of Alabama covering an area of 181,230 acres. This forest is recognized for being home to Sipsey Fork, Alabama’s only National Wild & Scenic River. Popularly known as the “land of a thousand waterfalls”, this vast natural treasure offers several outdoor recreations like horseback riding, hunting, boating, canoeing, hiking, etc. Headquartered in Montgomery, the Bankhead National Forest is abundant in limestone bluffs, swift streams, waterfalls & a host of wildlife.