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Best trails in Alabama

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Trying to find the best Alabama trails? AllTrails has 604 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Huntsville, Birmingham or Pelham, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Alabama state park trails, check out Cheaha State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve or Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve near Birmingham. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 349 easy trails in Alabama ranging from 0.6 to 25.9 miles and from 0 to 2,352 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Alabama
Top trails (604)
#1 - Walls of Jericho Trail
Scottsboro, Alabama
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
Walls of Jericho Trail is a 9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Scottsboro, Alabama that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#2 - Cave Creek Trail from Cheaha Trailhead
Cheaha State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(449)
Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
The trail is poorly marked in some sections.Show more
#3 - Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve
Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
Privately owned scenic natural area open to the public at no charge. A cooperative project with The Nature Conservancy of Alabama.Show more
#4 - Sougahoagdee Falls
William B Bankhead National Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
See park website for up to date information: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/alabama/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD716412Show more
#5 - Chinnabee Silent Trail
Cheaha Wilderness
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
Chinnabee Silent Trail is a 7.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lineville, Alabama that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#6 - Borden Creek Hiking Trail
Sipsey Wilderness
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(211)
Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Great for kids and beginners because there is no hiking over the hills. The trail is very well worn and easily identified. There were many people hiking and some camping along the trail. Parking at thShow more
#7 - Stone Cuts Trail
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
This hike provides some really beautiful views of the north end of Monte Sano State Park and the east side of Monte Sano Mountain. Show more
#8 - Kings Chair Loop
Oak Mountain State Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
The Kings Chair has a great view. Start Blue trail at North Trailhead take to Kings Chair out and back continue on Blue trail to Red Blue connector. Then Red trail back to trailhead.Show more
#9 - Skyway Loop Trail
Talladega National Forest
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(186)
Length: 17.2 mi • Est. 7 h 56 m
Skyway Loop Trail is a 17.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ashland, Alabama that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, anShow more
#10 - Alum Hollow Trail
Green Mountain Nature Preserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(322)
Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
New trail in the Green Mountain Nature Preserve ministered by the Land Trust of North Alabama. Show more
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