- Open Pond and Blue Lake provide are the focal points for outdoor recreation on the Conecuh National Forest. Other areas of recreational interest on the Forest include the Conecuh Trail, which winds for 20 miles through Alabama's coastal plain, and Brook Hines Lake, offering picnicking and fishing.
Recreation - The Conecuh National Forest provides opportunity for camping, fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking and hunting.
Climate - The climate of Alabama's lowlands can be described as subtropical with nearly 60 inches of rain each year. The highest amount of rain reaches the region as afternoon thunderstorms in July, August and September. Summers are extremely hot and humid with temperatures frequently reaching above 100 degrees F. Summer nights cool slightly and provide a good time to travel through the region.
Winter temperatures are mild, rarely dipping below 40 degrees with the humidity level at its lowest in November and December. Spring and fall are very pleasant times to visit the region. Spring brings mild temperatures and blooming trees and flowers. During the fall temperatures range from 65 to 85 degrees F with low humidity levels. Northern Alabama is generally cooler than the south due to its higher elevations.
The Conecuh National Forest is located in South Central Alabama along the Alabama and Florida border. The District Office is located in Andalusia.