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The Singing River

52 Weekends on the Water
On the Alabama Scenic River Trail, there’s something new to experience every weekend of the year.
The Singing River


Bodies of Water to Explore

TN River (Singing River)

Best Season


Skill Level

Paddles: 1 – no skill, desire to learn; 2 – moderate, knowledge needed; 3 – advanced, know whats up


10-20 miles

Trip Duration

2 Day

Recommended Put In & Take Out

No recommendation

Outfitters Nearby

No recommended outfitters

Trip Summary

There’s something special about this part of Alabama. The rich history of the lands around the Tennessee River has left a mark on our country. Through music and history this area has had its fair share of famous celebrities. A tour of Fame Studios will take you back in time. Florence has a bustling downtown that houses many great restaurants. Odette, Wildwood Tavern and Salt each offer a different dining experience. Wake up and walk the streets of Florence and grab some breakfast at Big Bad Breakfast and find yourself at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio on a tour. No stop to the Shoals would be complete without a stop at the Wilson Dam where you can see the TN River in all her beauty and maybe hear her song!

Trail Highlights

Day 1

  • Stop 1: Fame Studios
  • Stop 2: Downtown Florence, Sunset drinks at Gunrunner Hotels rooftop bar
  • Stop 3: BIG Bad Breakfast and shop stroll

Day 2

Side Ventures & Optional Activities to Add to Your Trip

Bonus Sightings

Non-Paddler Recommendations

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