Parks in Alabama











On the morning of 27 March 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa and 1,000 Upper Creek or Red Stick warriors fortified in the "horseshoe" bend of the Tallapoosa River. This was the final battle of the Creek War of 181

Little River flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. The river and canyon systems are spectacular Appalachian Plateau landscapes.



The story of Russell Cave National Monument is one of adaptation and survival. Adaptation of people to an ever changing social and natural environment, as well as discovery of the bountiful resources the forest provided, and development of the skills to u

A march successfully made its way to the State Capital in Montgomery. As a result, Congress enacted legislation that would guarantee voting rights for all Americans. This monumental event brought the struggle of voting rights of African Americans to the f

The military selected Tuskegee Institute to train pilots because of its commitment to aeronautical training. The Tuskegee program became the center for African-American aviation during World War II.

The history of this great institution has been preserved to tell the story of men and women who were former slaves. African-American history, early industrial development, civil rights, and education are some of the themes represented at this site.



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Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
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The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.
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