Overlook Trail via Ridge & Valley Trail from Ruffner Road

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Overlook Trail via Ridge & Valley Trail from Ruffner Road is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Birmingham, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.9 miles Elevation Gain: 209 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Please consider donating to the Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve. The preserve does not receive any public funding. If you are entering from Ruffner Road, please respect neighbors and do not block driveways, enter private property, or park incorrectly. Entering from the main entrance on 81st Street is advised. Free trail maps and point-of-interest guides are available in the park gift shop, as well as some live animals native to the area such as snakes, lizards, turtles and even a flying squirrel. There are also several native animals housed outside the gift shop such as owls, hawks and possums.

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