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BMRR South Branch Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Birmingham, Alabama that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from December until January. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 285 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Views

Wildlife

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Red Mountain Park consists of 1,200 acres, stretching four-and-a-half miles between the cities of Homewood and Bessemer, along the ridges and hollows of the mountain from which it takes its name. Guests will enjoy 2 overlooks, the SkyHy Treehouse (located along the Smythe Trail), and 3 historic iron ore sites. As it continues to develop, Red Mountain Park will incorporate new ideas and opportunities for added facilities and attractions. Open 7 days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Parking is located on the street in the Frankfurt Cul-de-sac. Facilities are available at the main kiosk just a short hike from the main trail head. Visitors much carry out trash with them, however there are trash receptacles located at the trail head and main kiosk.

2011 Frankfurt Drive Birmingham, AL 35211 (205) 202-6043 Office (205) 266-6000 Ranger contact@redmountainpark.org www.redmountainpark.org

Red Mountain Park is located in the southwest corner of the City of Birmingham. The park is situated on 1,200 acres, extending approximately 4.5 mi. east-to-west along Red Mountain. The Park can be entered in the Frankfurt Cul-de-sac, located off Lakeshore Parkway, approximately 3 mi. from I-65.

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Sonia Aya Snow
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Amazing!

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Clint Crane
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Hiked this trail with the family. A little rocky up top which was fun

Annalisa Pope
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Stacey Bramblett
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This is an awesome trail I loved it and was surprised how much I enjoyed it, it has some borrow areas with steep hill drops on each side and one spot that is a bit of a challenge to get down that you kinda have to grab a tree because it’s a steep walk downs that’s just flat dirt to walk on but other than that beautiful views and amazing hike loved loved loved!!!

Joel Riley
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super fun trail narrow in places

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Stephanie Perez
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Hiking

Great trail. Well travled even in the cold weather. We went Jan 7, 2018. Moderate trail with hills and lots of roots. Great view from Graces Gap and lots of chances to take pictures and see historical mine entrances and other building remains. Port a pottys at entrance. Lots of people take their dogs walking here.

Amy George
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Great for running. Very flat and peaceful.

Ross Bugbee
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Simple, flat and peaceful.

Tim McGhee
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Great!

Carol Pollock
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Excellent. So much to see.

Tony Higgins
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First to Review

there a tons if hiking trails. I done 7 miles on 03/09/14 here. stages for all levels of terrain from easy to hard. overall a great place.

Phillip Fisher
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Rose Stipati
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Rose Stipati
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Wally Shirey
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Jeff P.
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Melanie Drummond
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Sergiu Catirau
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Melanie Drummond
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Derrick James
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Erin Hammond
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Sam Sessions
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Stephen Gutshall
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Rose Stipati
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Stephen Gutshall
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Bama onthefly
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Rao Nadella
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M Carson
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Jerry Bailey
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Jonathan Weekmeister
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