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Talladega Scenic Drive is a 25 mile route which winds along the backbone of the southern Appalachian Mountains and offers spectacular views of the Talledega National Forest. Overlooks provide motorists visitors a view of Alabama's "high country".

The drive follows State Highway 281 near Heflin, climbs to an elevation of 2,407 feet at Alabama's highest point, Cheaha Mountain, and ends at Adams Gap. The northern terminus is the intersection of State Highway 281 and US Highway 78, west of Heflin, near the Shoal Creek Work Center. The southern terminus is the end of State Highway 281 at Adams Gap, south of Cheaha State Park.

Distance: 25 Miles

Directions: From Heflin, Go west on US Hwy. 78 to the intersection with State Hwy. 281, near the Shoal Creek Work Center. This is the northern end of the scenic drive.

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Talledega National Forest
Talladega, Alabama

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 256-362-2909
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