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Best Trails in Birmingham

Moss Rock Preserve Trail

Birmingham, AL

Moss Rock Preserve Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Birmingham, AL that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

  • Best Mountain Biking

Red Mountain Park

Birmingham, AL

  1. BMRR South Branch Trail

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Recent Reviews

on Red Mountain Park
10 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

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

on Red Mountain Park
10 days ago

hiking
4 Completed4 Reviews

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
10 days ago

hiking
4 Completed4 Reviews

on Aldridge Gardens Trail
10 days ago

walking
4 Completed4 Reviews

on Vulcan Trail
13 days ago

road biking
4 Completed2 Reviews

Short trail, amazing views of the city

on Jemison Park Nature Trail
19 days ago

trail running
6 Completed6 Reviews

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 Lakeshore Trail (Homewood...
19 days ago

trail running
6 Completed6 Reviews

on Ruffner Mountain Quarry T...
19 days ago

hiking
6 Completed6 Reviews

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
27 days ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

had so much fun!!

on Lakeshore Trail (Homewood...
1 month ago

walking
1 Completed1 Reviews

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...
1 month ago

trail running
6 Completed6 Reviews

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
1 month ago

trail running
6 Completed6 Reviews

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
1 month ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

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

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
1 month ago

hiking
3 Completed2 Reviews

on Red Mountain Park
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

on Vulcan Trail
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Good trail but didn't feel the safest.

on Lakeshore Trail (Homewood...
1 month ago

trail running
3 Completed3 Reviews

It's always nice and peaceful. Families and children running and walking.

on Ruffner Mountain Quarry T...
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Moss Rock Preserve Trail
1 month ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome atmosphere and views of astonishing boulder formations

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

1 Completed1 Reviews