Outdoor Recreation

Livable Communities: increase active living and improve environments

Try Out Birding at Walker County Lake

Birding At Walker County Lake Ever heard of a Brown Thrasher? How about a Cedar Waxwing? Alongside improvements made by the Living Communities Priority Group to Walker County Lake, a new hobby is being pushed for all Walker County citizens… read more ›

Archery Park Meeting

Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm Location: Walker County Extension Office (1501 N Airport Rd, Jasper) The Archery Park Meeting will be on Monday, July 17 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Walker County Extension Office. The Walker County Commission has received a… read more ›

Sipsey Fork River Race

Join Us For the First Annual Sipsey Fork River Race Grab your kayak, canoe, or paddle board and hold on tight! Join us Saturday, July 15 2017 for the inaugural Sipsey Fork River Race. Hosted by the Sipsey Heritage Commission,… read more ›

Walker County Improves its Waterways

Waterways in Walker County Receive Much Needed Improvements and Attention Prior to the Health Action Partnership’s Livable Communities Priority Group, the Walston Bridge Road Access Point was essentially a waste dump. However, with the involvement of the group over the… read more ›

Walker County Lake Gets a New Look

Visit Walker County Lake for Great Views and Outdoor Recreation One of Walker County’s most beautiful and underrated resources is the Walker County Lake. Only a short drive from downtown, the lake was originally known exclusively for fishing. However, thanks to… read more ›

Kayak 101

Location: Memorial Park Pond (1020 Kiker Ln, Jasper) As a part of the Walker County Health Action Partnership, Jasper Parks & Recreation and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System- Walker County Office have partnered to host an introduction class to kayaking for… read more ›

June Livable Communities Meeting

Location: Jasper Civic Center-204 19th St E, Jasper (formally CHS Building) The next Livable Communities meeting isThursday, June 23rd from 9 to 10 AM at the Jasper Civic Center. At the meeting, we will hear a brief update on the trail expansion… read more ›

Walker Co. Lake Trail Build Planning

Meeting Location: Walker Area Community Foundation (611 8th Ave, Jasper). For the May Livable Communities meeting, the group will meet to specifically discuss the Walker County Lake trail and planning for an upcoming community trail building day later in 2016. The group will… read more ›