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Hiking 101 with Chet and Ruth Wright

September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


*National Public Lands Day*
Saturday, September 29 at 9 AM

Hiking 101 with Chet and Ruth Wright

The Nature Conservancy of Alabama’s Keel Mountain Preserve

3 hours / Difficult / 2.5 miles

Chet and Ruth Wright, avid hikers, nature bloggers, and Land Trust friends, will teach you all they know about hiking out at The Nature Conservancy in Alabama’s Keel Mountain Preserve. Climb up to Keel’s stunning waterfall while learning about safety tips, survival, recommended gear, and how to best respect the trails when adventuring.

Location: Keel Mountain Preserve – 1787 McMullen Road, Gurley, AL 35748

Sign up for this hike!


2018 Fall Hike and Adventure Series

These FREE hikes offer natural beauty and exercise for the entire family but donations to help preserve green space are accepted! You don’t need fancy equipment! However, we do recommend:

  • long pants and comfortable shoes with good tread
  • bottled water
  • hiking sticks
  • trail snacks
  • and a camera to capture the experience

Dogs welcome, but must be on leads. In case of rain, hikes may be cancelled.  Please verify cancellation at or on the Land Trust of North Alabama Facebook Page (@landtrustnal).

RESERVATION IS REQUIRED for all guided hikes and events. Please register by 5 PM the Friday before weekend hikes. Please call 256-534-5263 or email if you have questions or need additional information.


September 29, 2018
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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