Five-Star Trails: Birmingham: 35 Beautiful Hikes in and Around Central Alabama (Paperback)

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Five-Star Trails: Birmingham: 35 Beautiful Hikes in and Around Central Alabama By Thomas M. Spencer Cover Image


This collection of 35 five-star hiking trails in the Birmingham area includes popular routes and hidden treasures.

About the Author

Born in Birmingham, Thomas Spencer grew up hiking and camping in his native state, and for two decades he crisscrossed Alabama as a reporter for The Anniston Star and The Birmingham News, specializing in coverage of the outdoors and the environment. During his reporting career, he covered the acquisition of the Walls of Jericho, the protection of endangered species, the development of recreational assets such as the Alabama Scenic River Trail and the Pinhoti Trail, and the movement to expand green space and trails in the Birmingham metro area. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Tom is now the senior research associate at the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, based at Samford University. An Eagle Scout, he is a founder of The Friends of Red Mountain Park and serves on the board of the Cahaba River Society.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781634043076
ISBN-10: 1634043073
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
Publication Date: November 17th, 2020
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: Five-Star Trails