Join FLT's Half Marathon & 5k on April 24th!

Join us on Saturday, April 24th for the inaugural Freshwater Land Trust Half Marathon and 5k in Fultondale along the Five Mile Creek Greenway! Register today...

Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company Sponsors East Lake Park Litter Gitter

Freshwater Land Trust is excited to announce our newest Project Litter Gitter partner: Birmingham Coca-Cola Bottling Company! Coca-Cola will sponsor the litter gitter in East Lake Park in Birmingham for two years starting in 2021.

Wildwood Preserve: A local springtime destination

As spring begins to bloom, it is the perfect time to get out and experience nature. Wildwood Preserve is a 51-acre nature preserve in Birmingham that is owned and managed by Freshwater Land Trust. This property truly comes to life in the spring...

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About Freshwater Land Trust

Freshwater Land Trust conserves, connects, and cares for land and water in Central Alabama, creating dynamic green spaces for future generations. In the simplest terms, we conserve land and build trails so that Alabama’s communities are healthier and happier.
Trail Miles Developed
Acres of Land Conserved
Endangered Species Protected
We do not inherit the land from our ancestors . . .
we borrow it from our children.

Native American Proverb

Find a Trail

Use our 125-mile Red Rock Trail System interactive map to locate an accessible trail in Jefferson County suitable for your level of difficulty.

Volunteer Your Time

Explore individual ways and group opportunities to help us keep our properties and trails cleaner and greener, including Adopt-a-Trail or Workdays.

Donate Today

Make a charitable contribution and invest in our organization's efforts to protect the land and water that connect us all throughout Central Alabama.