The Magnolia trail is 2.1 miles long.
Mountain laurel blooms along the trail in spring.
The trail offers an easy to slightly moderate hike through southeast Alabama forest.
The trail forms a loop and has two connectors.
The trail is named for the magnolia trees found along the path.
Several foot bridges provide easy crossing of wet areas.
Squaw root can be seen in spring. This parasitic is found in association with the roots of oaks and beech trees.
Poison ivy is common in Alabama woods. Hikers should steer clear.
Vaccinium stamineum is a native bush known as sparkleberry, blueberry or deerberry.
The Blue Springs State Park addition consists of 100 acres in Barbour County adjacent to Blue Springs State Park. The acreage offers an opportunity to increase the trails system and visitor use of the park. The tract is composed of upland pine forests, wooded mesic slopes and small stream floodplain forest.
Blue Springs State Park charges an admission fee.
The 2.1-mile Magnolia Trail has two .3-mile connectors. It is an easy to slightly moderate hike with scenic views of the west fork of the Choctawhatchee River. Download the trail map.
See this tract on an interactive map.
From the intersection of US 431 and AL 10 in Abbeville, follow AL 10 W for 14.8 miles, turning left into the state park at the sign.