Best Trails near Birmingham, Alabama

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on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
7 hours ago

Love this place, but there has been more and more trash being left behind. I was take a trash bag and gather up trash from the trail. They have trash cans at the entrance and down by the creek.

on Ruffner Mountain Trail
4 days ago

hiking

Love this place and they have many trails to hike. Beautiful!!

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
11 days ago

rock climbing

A beautiful place to boulder!

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
1 month ago

trail running

Great! But as another guy below my review says, you WILL get lost easily here. Their trail color system is not clearly marked nor used frequently enough along the trail. My 3.2 jaunt turned into a 6.2 slog through the Alabama 'Outback'.
The first half I loved Got to see a very cool double waterfall and several deer along trail.
Would do again.

on Red Mountain Park
1 month ago

hiking

Wonderful place. Surprise at mine #14, a vent hole from the mine blows out cold air!!

on Vulcan Trail
1 month ago

road biking

Short trail, amazing views of the city

on Jemison Park Nature Trail
1 month ago

trail running

A mix of gravel, asphalt and dirt trails. My biggest complaint is that my shoes got soaking wet during an unavoidable creek crossing. Generally I stray away from blisters. Nice stretch through the woods but pretty crowded and I ended up crossing roads in a neighborhood. Some pretty areas but not well marked and not what I expected.

on Ruffner Mountain Quarry T...
1 month ago

hiking

This is one of my favorite hikes in the city! Ruffner is Birmingham's best kept secret! This trail offers great views and is a great walk!

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
2 months ago

had so much fun!!

on Lakeshore Trail (Homewood...
2 months ago

walking

The trail was beautiful and well kept; however, there were no benches along the route, and on a hot day like today, a bench would have been nice. A bathroom facility at the trailhead would have been nice as well.

on Ruffner Mtn Nature Park L...
2 months ago

trail running

Favorite place for running in the area. There are not many people around because it is fairly hilly. the trails are fun and very different from one another.

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
2 months ago

trail running

Fun place to boulder. For trail running, expect to get lost your first time out. Moss Rock is a beautiful place and easily accessible. Some creek crossings are necessary to access a few of the trails.

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
2 months ago

Enjoyed my hike today at moss rock and hiked to a big waterfall