Land Trust Loop

MODERATE 75 reviews

Land Trust Loop is a 5.2 mile loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
587 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

hiking
29 days ago

loved it, until Tollgate Trail from High Trail back to the parking lot. glad I had ankle support! very, very, very rocky.

3 months ago

Rugged trail, but beautiful and worth it.

hiking
5 months ago

Storm damage on the trails. Make sure you have ankle support.

hiking
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Old Railway Bed Trail is the best part of this 5.2 mile loop in my opinion for scenery. Takes about two hours to walk and is well marked for jogging, but will need good ankles and shoes as this is a rocky Trail. Well hiked, pet friendly, mountain bikers and joggers.

hiking
Monday, August 29, 2016

Had great hike from this trail head on a couple of the trails that intersect this main trail. The Rail Bed trail is very hard being on the old rail bed, the rocks used for the bed are larger than modern railroad rocks and very treacherous to traverse after the rain the day before. We hiked 3/4 of the trail and picked up the Fagan Springs trail and found the spring. It was cold and clear. Very refreshing. We made our way down the mountain on the Alms House trail and found the foundation next to a creek. We began exploring for the caves when the weather changed for the worst, with a menacing sounding thunder storm coming up on the opposite side of the mountain from us. It was a fast ascent through the trail system to get back to the Trail Head that was very changing. My only negative would be that the falls and creek were mostly dry this time of year.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Great trails clean well marked (deff better if water was flowing)

hiking
Sunday, July 24, 2016

Great afternoon hike, completed in two hours. My only complaint is the Tollgate stretch of the trail, it's made up of really large gravel, easy to slip or roll an ankle while climbing uphil.

hiking
Friday, July 08, 2016

Wear sturdy shoes, it is an awesome hike!

hiking
Thursday, July 07, 2016

Best trail we've been on

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Great hike! Right after rain and rocks and trails slick but made for a cool hike at the beginning of summer! Tons of trails to hike here!!

trail running
Thursday, June 02, 2016

Excellent trail, terrain was difficult as noted. I can't wait to run it again!

Sunday, April 17, 2016

enjoyable hike, close by.

hiking
Sunday, March 27, 2016

Nice hike with some elevation. Very rocky in places

trail running
Thursday, January 07, 2016

Excellent trail for running or hiking. A bit difficult though.

hiking
Sunday, December 27, 2015

Went a day after heavy rains. Very muddy and wet. Lots of water on streams and drainage which was nice on otherwise dry beds. This loop has some elevation change and very rocky.

hiking
Sunday, August 02, 2015

A lengthy clearly defined trail we really enjoyed ourselves but the route wasn't clearly marked and we did have to double back a few times.

hiking
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Have done the trail at least 10, maybe more times. A great trail to practice for the AT or Pinholti. Haven't been able in the past 3 years due to 2 knee replacements but plan to go back in May.

hiking
Saturday, September 21, 2013

great loop with creeks and waterfalls to see along the way and right in the city too.

hiking
Friday, May 03, 2013

My girlfriend and I started on Old Railroad Bed in the land trust parking lot a turned off on High Trail, then took the Bluff Line Trail back. It was very purtty and is now one of our favorite routes except for seeing 5 snakes.

hiking
Saturday, January 05, 2013

Nice walk in the woods. There are some very nice areas at stream crossings. They only run after a rain. The best part is the proximity to town.

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