This Epic Trail System In Alabama Will Make Your Beach Vacation Unforgettable

Alabama is home to a variety of trails, most of which are used for walking, jogging, hiking, biking and horseback riding. The Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, located within the heart of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, is a multi-use trail system that offers more than 15 miles of seven incredible trails.

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For an up-close look at the Backcountry Trail’s new Primitive Outpost Campsites, check out the video below. What an AMAZING camping experience!

As you make your way through the Backcountry Trail, here are a few examples of wildlife you might encounter:

If you’re planning to bring along the kids, you’re in luck. Kids absolutely LOVE the Backcountry Trail’s Boulder Park! Check out the video below to see why.

As you can see, the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail is a must visit for so many reasons. Have you ever experienced the Backcountry Trail? If so, what did you think? Share your thoughts with us!

For additional information, including rates, be sure to check out the Backcountry Trail website.