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Activities:   Outdoors

Other Outdoor Activities

Other Outdoor Activities

Guides & Services

Need hunting, birding, horseback riding, or fishing guides? Contact the Decatur-Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-232-5449 or by e-mail. We have resources available to help make your next outdoor adventure a trip to remember.

Hiking & Biking

With hiking/biking trails that crisscross through the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Center and Point Mallard, Decatur-Morgan County has many options for visitors who want to experience the natural settings first-hand. Hiking/biking guides are available at the Decatur-Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Horseback Riding

The Joe Wheeler Wildlife Refuge has numerous gravel roads that are open to horses. The roads meander through the refuge and allow riders to view the area’s wildlife. Riders can also find great trails through the nearby Bankhead National Forest. Truck and horse trailer parking is provided at Owl Creek Horse Camp in the Bankhead National Forest.


The Joe Wheeler Wildlife Refuge offers visitors the chance to spend a quiet afternoon amidst nature. The refuge has several put-in places as well as six public boat launches. Additionally, the nearby Sipsey River in Bankhead National Forest is a popular spot for canoeing. The river, designated a "Wild and Scenic River," is best in Spring and late Winter.


As North Alabama's premier karting club and home to a half-mile 12-turn Asphalt Sprint Course, Bakers Creek Kart Club (BCKC) welcomes you to Decatur, Alabama. BCKC along with BTK motorsports aim to provide facilities and resources vital to the enjoyment of America's fastest growing type of motorsports-karting. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to karting, BCKC welcomes you and your family to attend one of their many races or practices.

Disc Golf

Morgan County has its own Disc Golf Course located in Hartselle at Sparkman Park. This is a growing sport in which the object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc. The course was established in 2006 with 18 Mach5 holes.