Explore the most popular views trails near Guntersville with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

This was fun. A reviewer had posted that you could see views of the lake. I didn't see them but this was a beautiful trail anyway. I would rate this as Easy. It was perfect for a morning hike. I'm definitely going to go back and hike some of the other trails in the park.

mountain biking
2 months ago

I ride this trail quite a bit. Its a butt kicker especially if you park at the golf course and start there on the golf course loop and drop onto Taylor mtn trail and at the parking lot cross the road and run up to the cemetary and then onto bevill. Alot of hills but some intense down hills. The trails are clean with a ton of roots and rocks. Make sure you have plenty of fluids. Great way to spend a few hours. With a map there are 28 possible miles to play with. You have to keep an eye out for hikers but its well worth it.

3 months ago

IF you follow the trail loop as outlined on the map, you will undoubtedly agree this isn’t an easy trail UNLESS you are a triathlete and/or used to hiking in the Rockies. What the heck? Easy going back up to the top on the Taylor Mountain trail? Come on. Really? If you are in average shape, this is a workout...again, the whole loop as diagrammed above.

Poorly maintained and apparently not so frequently used. There are prettier hikes. Also, longer than 3.1 miles.

7 months ago

I tried giving this a 1 star but my review was deleted, trail markings we're confusing, I'm not sure I completed the correct trail. trails cross each other, or unmarked trails spur off at different intervals. was a fun hike but not a great place to log completed trails.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Paved bike/walking path alongside Lake Guntersville

Monday, September 04, 2017

Nice peaceful hike with the family. No waterfall though at this time. 8/29/2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Nice trail easy for the kids

Saturday, July 22, 2017

I'm not sure I did this whole trail. There are a few discrepancies in the actual signs posted and the info here. We were looking for the loop trail (not Kings Chapel) and map coordinates took us to Terrell trail which landed us at the Kings Chapel grave yard. From there we took the rest of the Kings Chapel Trail loop to go back to the road. Really pretty trail. I personally would rate it more easy than moderate. We'll do this one again in the future and hopefully sort out some of my confusion.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Should have read Marshal's review. Everything was peachy until we reached the waterfall rocks. What the actual hell. We finally backtracked to the road and called it a day.

Monday, April 17, 2017

The trail was very poorly marked and somewhat overgrown once you got to the cascade part of the trail. As a result there were several times that we got off the trail and had to backtrack two or 3 times. The biggest problem is I was following the trail on my phone but at the bottom where you start up the hill and along the rock where the water should flow, the trail indicated here is not accurate. The line follows the rocks/water flow but the trail actually only crosses the path and then heads uphill north of the path and somewhat parallel to the rocks for a while then heads north to the "bear cave" and runs in the middle of the loop.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

The trails we hiked were not kept up or clearly marked.

Friday, September 04, 2015

We went in July 2015, the 2011 tornado really did a job on the canopy so the sun was brutal. Lots of under growth on the trails and it's bad year for ticks. Might be a great hike in the winter.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

There wasn't actually a waterfall, but it was still a beautiful trail! Lots of beautiful flowers, and it wasn't too hard to hike. Went geocaching and found the "Bear Cave cache"... So much fun :)

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Well, there was no real waterfall to speak of. It was a good exercise and plenty of wild blackberries to eat along the mostly uphill hike. It is mostly shaded and is nice scenery. There are a few places for your dog to get fresh water, on top of what you'll want to bring for her. It's definitely not the trail for you when you are in poor shape (my husband and I struggled a bit and we are not in awful shape) but my 15 year old was unphased. Next time we go it will be on a day with MUCH less humidity.

Monday, January 14, 2013

I have to give a few details about this trail. On the map this trail is marked out. They ask you not to take this trail and a few others and if you do your at your own risk. Here's why,, the April 27th tornadoes took a huge chunk out of Guntersville State Park and destroyed this trail and messed up and few others and the trail marks. I decided to take this one at my own risk. It was overgrown and had some strenuous parts because it wasn't marked well. I had to look at the map closely and follow the trail as I seen it. This trail is about halfway up the hill to the Lodge. Before the tornadoes you could not see the lake from this trail. Now,, its BEAUTIFUL! You have a clear view through almost the whole trail. I suggested they clear the trail and remark it. A very nice trail!!! take at your own risk!

Monday, January 14, 2013

very short trail with nice views and a bit of history.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Even though this trail was small. I came close to a lot of deer. They were beautiful. Ive never been so close to deer. It was a very enjoyable experience.

Monday, January 14, 2013

I enjoyed this trail. It was a small cave but it was fun to see. Cave trail also had nice views and was an easy trail for a family. It runs into Loop Trail.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

the waterfall was a disappointment. Although the rest of the trail was great and we had lunch sitting below the cliffs. It connects to Old Still Path.

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