Ruffner Mountain Quarry Trail

MODERATE 53 reviews

Ruffner Mountain Quarry Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Birmingham, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
633 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

cave

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

19 days ago

Ruffner Mtn. Has a lot of great trails, and it is hard to believe you are in the middle of a 1.1 million person metro area when you are on them.

The quarry trail isn't difficult, but there are a lot of nooks and crannies to explore once there (the quarry). Be forewarned: you will wondered why every post-apocalyptic movie isn't shot in BHAM while on the quarry floor.

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23 days ago

This is a sweet trail. Be careful on the back side of the quarry if you go that way.

hiking
1 month ago

If you truly want to spend the day immersed in nature and feel like your alone amongst the trees Ruffner is the place to go!

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4 months ago

pretty okay hike, better views when it's all green

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7 months ago

Great trail

8 months ago

Great trail for a day hike. Easy and enjoyable. Would go again. Still a lot left to explore on the trail. Safe and not super busy.

10 months ago