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#11 of 22 state parks in Alabama

Best trails in Rickwood Caverns State Park

52 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Rickwood Caverns State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

This is a great park for hikers interested in caves and archeology. The park has underground caverns, limestone foundations, underground pools, and other delights. For recreation, the park also has a swimming pool, hiking trails, and playground. There are some excellent facilities onsite too including a picnic area, campground, and gift shop. Rickwood Caverns contains "living formations" which are colorful structures constantly being formed by water droplets. Be sure to check out the "miracle mile" and see all the remnants of past marine life!

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Map of trails in Rickwood Caverns State Park
Park information
Acreage:
380 acres
Park hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact
205-647-9692
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Top trails (1)
#1 - Fossil Mountain Trail
Rickwood Caverns State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 31 m
Fossil Mountain Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hayden, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more