Cheaha Temporarily Closes in Wake of Ice Storm

Cheaha temporarily closed on Feb. 17, 2014, to clean up debris from the ice storm that hit the mountain Feb. 13-14. The storm downed 1,000 trees, knocked off power and damaged cabins. Authorities said it was the worst damage to the park since Hurricane Opal in 1995. The park hopes to reopen in time for the February 22 Cheaha Ultramarathon.


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Zip Line on Cheaha?

Alabama is looking to spice up its state parks. This has spurred talk of a possible zip line at Cheaha. There of course is no formal plan at the time but the social media is buzzing.


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First Annual Pickle Drop From Cheaha Summit

Cheaha is celebrating its first annual lighted pickel drop from atop Cheaha.


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Alabama Parks Celebrating 75th Anniversary: Cheaha was one of the first parks


Alabama’s park system is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Cheaha was one of Alabama’s original parks.


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Tale of the Ugly Chief Cheaha Pursuing the Beautiful Princess Talladega

Here’s tale of the ugly chief Cheaha who pursued the beautiful Talladega who was in turn in love with the handsome Choccolocco. Cheaha had Chocolocco poisoned and when Talledega kissed him she perished but the two remained to form Sleeping Giant Mountain. That’s how they make mountains in Alabama.


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Snow Photos of Cheaha


Cheaha has snow photos from the summit.


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Cheaha Century Challenge Bicycle Ride

The Cheaha Century Bicycle ride was April 18. His coverage.


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Cheaha Fire Under Control After Growing to 400 acres

Al.com reports that the Cheaha Wilderness’ High Falls area is at least 80 percent under control. In four days, firefighters laid about six miles of fire containment lines around the fire.


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600 Acre Fire in Cheaha Wilderness

Reports indicate there is a 600-acre fire in the Cheaha Wilderness which is already reeling from drought and heat.


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Another name for Cheaha Acronym

The Anninstar Star reports on another name for the acronym CHEAHA (Christian Home Educators at Home in Anniston and Calhoun County) — a home schooling organization.


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