Marbut Bend Trail
Located near Elkmont, AL, this Small Wild Area is a favorite layover for migratory birds and those that love to see them. The flat, ADA accessible trail and boardwalk travels through a variety of habitats with an abundance of wildlife.
ADA Accessibility Notes
ADA accessibility available
Marbut Bend is a TVA trail, located on Wheeler Lake in Alkmont, Alabama. Grab a portable chair before heading out on this trail. Once you get to the boardwalk find a place to sit and watch the wetland for a bit – don’t forget to look up. In the fall and spring this area is full of migrating waterfowl. Keep your eyes open as you might see a beaver or a bobcat hunting for a meal.
For more information, visit TVA's Trails webpage.
TVA is a partner of Leave No Trace and requests that visitors follow Leave No Trace practices.
How to Get There
The trail is about 12 miles northwest of Athens, Alabama, on Hwy. 99.
Pet Friendly Notes
Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6-feet. TVA is a partner of Leave No Trace and requests that visitors follow Leave No Trace practices, including picking up after your pet.
1.1 mile loop trail
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