Beginner Offroad Trails Near Tuscaloosa

Warrior Cemetery Road

Warrior Cemetery Road is one of the "main" access roads for the Mulberry Fork WMA. The road is mostly graded gravel and is easily traversed with any 4WD and higher 2WD vehicles. There are several…
Total Miles
5.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Camp Creek

An out and back trail offering access to Mulberry Fork WMA. There are opportunities for hunting, fishing, and photography, as well as a great lunch spot overlooking Bankhead Lake on the Black Warrior River at…
Total Miles
2.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Fa / Su / Sp

Turkey Creek Road

A picturesque drive through prime Alabama forest. Turkey Creek Road offers a great opportunity for wildlife viewing, photography, and getting away to the wilderness. Turkey Creek Road is a public dirt/gravel road that is mostly…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Meadow Creek Road

Meadow Creek Road or Winston County 357 is a maintained public gravel road running North from Highway 278 through Pine Timber Forestlands to Yankee Trace Road just before Highway 13. Meadow Creek Road offers an…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Fork Creek Road

Fork Creek Road or Winston County 440 is a public, mostly unmaintained gravel and dirt road. Surrounded by Timber Company Land, Fork Creek Road offers spectacular views of the surrounding area and some slightly technical…
Total Miles
3.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Bankhead roads

This trail is mostly two-lane dirt roads. Forest roads can be traveled in 2WD, but some off-shoot trails will require 4WD. Some side trails are gated. If the gates are open, they are clear to…
Total Miles
14
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp

Black Cat Bottom

This trail is not very technical. There are a few water crossings to play in, with one having a small waterfall. Other water crossings may appear further down the trail depending on rain. The trail…
Total Miles
3.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp

USFSR #601 Wiregrass

USFSR #601 Wiregrass begins at the South end on AL 148 just outside of Sylacauga. It is a winding gravel road with shallow mud holes scattered throughout from the various creeks that overflow onto the…
Total Miles
5.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

The Gutter

This trail is within a public mud park open only on specific weekends. Barnyard Mud Boggers or BMB offer more than 700 acres of land to ride. The Gutter trail isn't technical unless rain has…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
3 Moderate
Best Time
Su

USFSR #607 Bulls Gap

USFSR #607 Bulls Gap Trail head is a popular trail for birdwatchers, bicyclist, hikers and other nature lovers. Be sure to exercise caution and share the road! This trail offers scenic views and easy riding.…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #616 Rocky Mount

USFSR #616 Rocky Mount is an easy, well-maintained road inside the heart of the Hollins Wildlife Management Area. It begins off of USFSR #607 Bulls Gap. At the southernmost end there is a small campground…
Total Miles
5.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Rattlesnake Green Trail

This is a great beginners' trail. It has just about all types of obstacles but they are perfect for first-time off-roaders or those just learning. It is stock friendly and has many beautiful areas along…
Total Miles
3.5
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa

Witch Dance Hill

This trail is an old gravel road. Nothing technical, but offers peaceful scenery. There isn't a lot of traffic, so you can take your time. This road runs through the Tombigbee National Forest.
Total Miles
4.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp

USFSR #637

Experience Alabama in one easy trail. USFSR #637 is a winding gravel road that passes through the foothills of Cheaha State Park with a plethora of creek crossings, all the while presenting you with the…
Total Miles
13.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp

USFSR #645C Three Mile Branch

USFSR #645C Three Mile Branch is more of a side spur trail that starts at USFSR #645 Tree Farm. While a shorter trail it does take a little longer to complete due to the overgrowth…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi

USFSR #645 Tree Farm

USFSR #5645 Tree Farm is a seasonal route of varying degrees. It changes from a standard gravel road to a silt-like swamp, back to a gravel road, then back to mountainous terrain. This beautiful trail…
Total Miles
2.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Wi / Sp

USFSR #644 Kentuck Mtwy

USFSR #644 Kentuck Mtwy begins on the East side starting at Kentuck Road and ends at Salt Creek road. This is a very easy ride and maintained frequently. It rides along the ridges of Kentuck…
Total Miles
4.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

USFSR #642K Old Wade Mtwy

USFSR #642K Old Wade Mtwy is a heavily traveled gravel route through a pine thicket of dense vegetation. It begins at Salt Creek Rd in Talladega County and ends in a large clearing before you…
Total Miles
0.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su