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Five Safety Tips for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

This summer’s solar eclipse will be an experience you won’t want to miss. Some of the best viewing spots for this exciting event are our very own National Forests and Grasslands! Viewing this year’s Total Solar Eclipse is a great family activity, but you should take a few precautions.

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Exploring a Classic Backpacking Route in the Sipsey Wilderness

The first time I hiked in the Sipsey Wilderness I felt like I’d wandered into some strange oasis. With deep canyons, high waterfalls, and forests of hemlocks and mountain laurel, the Sipsey seems out of place in north Alabama. It’s as if, by some miracle, a 25,000-acre chunk of North Georgia was transported 190 miles to the West.

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