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The City of Heflin Parks and Recreation department provides a variety of opportunities for children of all ages to partake in sporting events and on teams. These opportunities include archery, baseball, football, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and more. In the summer, children from all over East Alabama participate in PARD sponsored camps in the areas listed above as well as a very popular canoe/kayak camp.

The city is home to the Lake Point Disc Golf Course, as well as the Evans Bridge Field Target Range and the Loyd Owens Canoe Trail. The Chief Ladiga Bike Trail is just outside the City of Heflin in Cleburne County, and it connects to the Silver Comet trail in Georgia.

The Talladega National Forest provides a plethora of activities for the outdoor enthusiast, including a 44-mile horseback riding trail, the Pinhoti hiking trail, as well as camping, fishing and hunting. It is also home to the Coleman Lake Recreation Area, the Pine Glen Recreation Area, and the Warden Station Hunter/Horse Camp.

Finally, the City of Heflin and Cleburne County offer amazing views of Cheaha Mountain, Alabama’s highest point, and the focal point of Cheaha State Park.

If you’re looking to get out and enjoy nature you have come to the right place. The City of Heflin and Cleburne County offer plenty to do for all activity levels.

For more information on recreation in Cleburne County visit www.cleburnecountychamber.com or www.toureastalabama.com.