The forest was established on July 17, 1936.
Lake Chinnabee Recreation Area
is a 17-acre lake and small
campground tucked into a pastoral valley of peacefulness.
It is an excellent getaway for both individuals and families
interested in camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking.
The area has 8 campsites for single-family RVs and tents with sites
accessible to disabled visitors.
Shoal Creek Ranger District
45 Highway 281
Heflin, AL 36264
Coleman Lake Recreation Area
is peacefully nestled into the Talladega mountains.
There are 39 campsites with water and electrical hookups,
bathhouses, a sandy beach, 29 picnicking units, a 21-acre lake and
access to the Pinhoti Trail. Two new comfort stations and seven
camping sites are fully accessible for the physically challenged.
Most sites will accommodate recreational vehicles up to 35 feet in
A picnic shelter that seats 40 is available on a first come, first
serve basis, or it can be reserved for $15.
Pine Glen Recreation Area
offers camping sites for 31 campsites, cooking grills, sanitary
facilities, fishing, hiking, and access to the Pinhoti Trail.
Use of Pine Glen Recreation Area is on a first come, first serve
It's a favorite with hunters because it is centrally located in
the Choccolocco Wildlife Management Area.