Trail Running in Birmingham, AL

Made possible by

About Birmingham Trail Running

Recommendations by

Total Experiences

4 reviews

Displaying all 4 results within 100 miles
  1. With world-class running trails located a short drive from downtown, Oak Mountain is a southern trail runner's dream and serves as the mecca for the local running community.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.6 miles
    Duration
  2. Only minutes from downtown, Red Mountain Park features plenty of history and adventure, with great hiking, trail running, and mountain biking.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    56.1 miles
    Duration
  3. Pelham, Alabama was named one of Runner's World Magazine's 25 Best Trail Runs in the U.S. and it's largely down to Oak Mountain State Park and its 51-miles of world-class single track.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.9 miles
    Duration
    There are 51 miles of trails so you can go as big or small as you like!
  4. The 12-miles of trails at Ruffner Mountain are simply perfect for trail runners and hikers. Exclusively designed for them (no mountain bikers or motorized vehicles) and offering great views of downtown Birmingham, this place is a must-visit for foot-travel enthusiasts.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    64.2 miles
    Duration
    1-4 hours
Not here? Tell us what we’re missing.
If the experience you’re looking for isn’t here, contribute!
Got search feedback? Help us improve.

Related Stories

  1. 20 Free Outdoor Things to Do in Alabama
    Broke from the holidays, but itching to get active in the new year? Check out these 20 free outdoor things to do in Alabama.
  2. What It's Really Like to Complete the World's Toughest Endurance Race
    The story of how one Alabama woman went from "never being able to run again", to completing the 157-mile Jungle Marathon—the toughest ultra-endurance race in the world.
  3. Why You Should Visit Tuskegee National Forest, the Country's Smallest
    From prime hiking trails to fascinating history, the 11,000-acre Tuskegee National Forest is small in size but big on outdoor activity.
  4. Birmingham Boulders: The Largest Bouldering Gym East of the Mississippi
    With 12,000 square feet of space in its main room, Birmingham Boulders is the largest bouldering gym east of the Mississippi River. Attached to the main gym is The Forge, a 4,000-square foot training facility.
  5. 7 Tips for Camping with Kids
    Here are seven tips to ensure that your family camping trip runs smoothly, leaving everyone in with a big smile and hatching plans for your next adventure.
  6. See All Stories in Birmingham, AL