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  1. With 350-acres of protected land and 8 miles of challenging trails, Moss Rock Preserve provides hikers and trail runners with a really wonderful experience.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    51.6 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  2. Oak Mountain State Park features about 50-miles of trails ranging in difficulty, mileage, and scenery. It's very easy to find a route (or combine routes) that suits you best.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.2 miles
    Duration
    2-4 hours
  3. Sure, there are 5 miles of trail definitely worth exploring at Turkey Creek, but really it's the awesome swimming hole that makes this place worth visiting. Reward yourself after your run or hike with a refreshing dip in one of Alabama's top swimming holes.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    74.0 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours
  4. The third largest urban nature preserve in the country offers stunning views of the city, abandoned mines, and a rock quarry, all only minutes from downtown.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    64.2 miles
    Duration
    1-4 hours
  5. Little River Canyon is easily one of the most beautiful outdoor destinations in the Birmingham area, affording excellent hiking, challenging whitewater and climbing, and one of the best swimming holes in the country.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    138.4 miles
    Duration
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