Fees Waived at U.S. Forest Service Recreation Sites in Alabama’s National Forests[MONTGOMERY, AL] September 19, 2016 –The public can enjoy waived fees this Saturday for National Public Land’s Day and during other national observances at most of Alabama’s national forests’ day-use recreation sites.
The U.S. Forest Service offers five fee-free days annually. The scheduled fee-free days observed by the Forest Service are National Public Land’s Day - September 24, Veteran’s Day - November 11, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - January 16, 2017, President’s Day – February 20, 2017 and National Get Outdoors Day on June 10, 2017. Visit the National Forest Service website for more information.
Fees will be waived at the following day-use recreation sites throughout Alabama’s national forests on the national observances dates:
Bankhead National Forest – Double Springs, AL (334) 489-5111
Brushy Lake Recreation Area, Day Use Area & Boat Launch, Houston Recreation Area, Day Use Area, Natural Bridge Day Use Area, Owl Creek Day Use, Pine Torch Trailhead, Sipsey River Day Use Area
Open Pond Campground
Talladega National Forest
Oakmulgee District – Brent, AL (205) 926-9765
Payne Lake Campground
Shoal Creek District – Heflin, AL (256) 463-2273
Henry Creek Shooting Range and Warden Station Trail System
Talladega District – Talladega, AL (256) 362-2909
Shepherd Branch Shooting Range
Tuskegee National Forest – Tuskegee, AL (334) 727-2652
Uchee Shooting Range