Best trails in Huntsville

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Looking for a great trail near Huntsville, Alabama? AllTrails has 64 great hiking trails, 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 Monte Sano State Park or Lake Guntersville State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Keel Mountain Preserve or Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 32 moderate trails in Huntsville ranging from 1.6 to 11.4 miles and from 715 to 1,624 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Alum Hollow Trail
Green Mountain Nature Preserve
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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
#2 - Lyons Loop
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Lyons Loop is a great trail that will expose the hiker to all aspects this park has to offer. You will traverse different types of terrain while being exposed to many of the different trails this parkShow more
#3 - Monte Sano State Park
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Monte Sano State Park is a 9.4 mile loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail bShow more
#4 - North Plateau Loop
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 53 m
North Plateau Loop is the trail that surrounds the inner park and provides access to 5 other trails in the Monte Sano system. While it is the heaviest used trail (and easiest), it does provide a specShow more
#5 - South Plateau Loop
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
South Plateau Loop is a 3.3 mile loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but mShow more
#6 - Land Trust Loop
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Land Trust Loop is a 5.1 mile loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessibleShow more
#7 - Arrowhead Trail
Big Cat Creek Tract
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Arrowhead Trail is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#8 - Huntsville Botanical Trail
Huntsville Botanical Gardens
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
Huntsville Botanical Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more
#9 - Three Caves via Alms House Trail
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
This trail starts toward the end of the hiker's parking lot, and you start going down...which means the end of the trail is all going up. This is a nice hike, an interesting rock formations you can clShow more
#10 - Bluffline to Alms House Loop
Monte Sano State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Bluffline to Alms House Loop is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used Show more
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