Cleburne County is rich with natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation. The county is home to Alabama’s highest point, Mt. Cheaha which is a foothill of the Appalachian Mountains. Other outdoor gems include the Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Tallapoosa River, Pinhoti Trail, Chief Ladiga Trail and Terrapin Creek. Located in northeast Alabama, the rural county is within an hour’s drive to Birmingham and Atlanta via Interstate 20.