5 outdoor activities to enjoy in Tuscaloosa this spring, including Alabama baseball 

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Swinging into spring. (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining and it’s finally springtime in Tuscaloosa. We’ve got a list of five of our favorite outdoor activities in Tuscaloosa for you to enjoy with friends and family this summer. Keep reading for more details.

1. Alabama Baseball Games

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Students go for free (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

Hey batter batter, swing! Springtime means that baseball is in full action. A baseball game at The University of Alabama’s Sewell-Thomas Stadium is the perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon. Nothing screams warm-weather fun like a picnic and a baseball game. Get your tickets now!

2. Concerts at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

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Sing it loud (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

Located near the banks of the Black Warrior River, concerts at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater are back and better than ever. Sing your heart out with some of your favorite artists or just enjoy the music with some friends and family. Check out the events calendar to see who is coming to town!

3. Take a hike at Lake Nicol

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Nothing better than the great outdoors (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

The cliffs at Lake Nicol are the perfect spot to get away on a sunny day or to have an outdoor bash with your friends. Lake Nicol offers swimming, fishing and paddleboarding. At the entrance of the park, the well-traveled but rugged trail will lead you to numerous rock cliffs overlooking the lake.

4. Stroll around downtown Tuscaloosa

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Our favorite place (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

From boutiques to restaurants, downtown Tuscaloosa has something to offer for everyone. Check out Government Plaza for more walking trails. Enjoy all the outdoor dining options or explore the Civil Rights Trail with 18 spots throughout downtown to find out about the city’s rich history.

5. River Market

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Farm fresh (Madison Paladino / The Bama Buzz)

The River Market is the perfect way to fill your Saturday morning. From farm-fresh favorites, handmade jewelry, freshly baked pastries and more, the Tuscaloosa River Market has anything your heart desires. With over 70 booths, they offer fresh peaches, tomatoes, cucumbers and so much more. Support your community, reduce your environmental impact and enjoy fresh and tasty produce.

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