Bankhead National Forest

Residents angry over conditions of roads in Bankhead


Black Pond Fire Chief Terry Tidwell says it’s a rough situation for firefighters responding to calls on County Road 315 due to its deteriorating condition.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A group of residents who live along County Road 315 in the Black Pond community informed the Winston County Commission they have traveled a rough road trying to get road improvements made, urging commissioners to help them with funding and resources.

Prescribed burns planned


The Southern Region Prescribed Burn Accomplishment Tracker shows planned prescribed burns and their status. (Courtesy photo)
BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST - The USDA Forest Service began its annual season of prescribed burns in the Bankhead National Forest this month.

Flint Creek Trail system in Bankhead closed until December 22

BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST - The USDA Forest Service has announced that the Flint Creek Trail system on the Bankhead National Forest will be closed from November 9 - December 22 due to a logging operation taking place in the area.

For more information or to learn more about other trailheads and trail systems on the Bankhead, call the Bankhead Ranger District at (205) 489-5111.