Ruffner Mtn Geology/Nature Trail Loop

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Ruffner Mtn Geology/Nature Trail Loop is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Birmingham, Alabama that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
114 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wildlife

This is a easy half-hour hike that is suitable for all ages. The Ruffner Mtn Nature Center is located only minutes from downtown Birmingham, yet offers a chance to totally escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the wilderness. The Nature Center also houses animals which have been wounded and can not return to the wilderness, as well as, several snakes, lizards, turtles and even a flying squirrel inside the park office. The Nature Center offers the opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the wildlife that is native to Alabama.

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