There are two additional attractions connected to Birmingham on the list; the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail that has a course at Ross Bridge and the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, which is about 30 miles southwest of the Magic City and home to the Cahaba lilies.
Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards. View all posts by Pat Byington