Hiking in Huntsville, AL

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  1. Nature lovers, weekend warriors, or those suffering from nature deficit syndrome will embrace part or all of the 2,140 acres of southern Appalachian forest known as Monte Sano State Park. This popular park, inside the city limits of Huntsville, offers spectacular outdoor adventures for a quick workout, short or long hikes, camping, picnics, bike riding, meeting space for business or personal use and more.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.1 miles
    Duration
    1-4+ hours, depending upon which trails you choose to hike or run and then return on another trail
  2. Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.1 miles
    Duration
    1 hour to 1/2 day
  3. Hiking in Monte Sano Nature Preserve, Huntsville, AL, Land Trust

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.8 miles
    Duration
    1-5 hours, short to longer trails, lead from one to another, depends on your time allotment,
  4. Hays Nature Preserve is an abundant park bursting with outdoor activities for all ages. Locals and guests can partake in hiking, paddling, a kids playground, picnic areas, a bike greenway and equestrian trails, with an educational safari for any one.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    10.4 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to all day
  5. Blevin's Gap is a small pocket of wilderness and wildlife beauty in Huntsville offering scenic vistas, rock overhangs and sandstone bluffs for great hiking, running and mountain biking.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    8.5 miles
    Duration
    1-3 hours, depending on your time allotment, you can quickly hike, if you're experienced in about an hour.
  6. 15 miles of waterfalls, bluffs, overlooks and creek side trails nestled in the hills of northwest Alabama.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    71.7 miles
    Duration
  7. Just minutes from Lake Guntersville Dam, Cave Mountain Small Wild Area offers stunning views of the Tennesee River and Tupelo Gum swamps. A loop trail abundant with wildflowers and great fall colors.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    26.3 miles
    Duration
  8. Overlooking beautiful Guntersville Lake on the Tennessee River, 36 miles of trail, ranging from short easy treks to difficult climbs await you.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    32.9 miles
    Duration
    You can hike as little or as much as you want. Stay the night at the lakeside campground, or make it a long weekend to take in most of the trails.
  9. Experience great views, waterfalls, and hidden treasure in Madison's only land preserve. Pet friendly, these trails offer a little excitement and adventure for everyone.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    11.3 miles
    Duration
    Allow time to take in the views and explore off trail.
  10. Nature preserve offering more than 11 miles of trail with scenic vistas, waterfalls and wildflower displays. Wade Mountain received National Recreation Trail status in 2011.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    4.1 miles
    Duration
    With two trailheads, most users will probably opt for shorter half day hikes, though a variety of loops provide much longer outings, if interested.
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