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Best trails in Huntsville

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Looking for a great trail near Huntsville, Texas? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, forest trails, wildlife 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 State Park or Emancipation Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like John Burge Park or Montgomery County Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Huntsville ranging from 1.2 to 9.7 miles and from 318 to 442 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 Huntsville
Top trails (10)
#1 - Lone Star Hiking Trail: West Fork San Jacinto River to FM 149
Sam Houston National Forest
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Length: 17.3 mi • Est. 7 h 29 m
Lone Star Hiking Trail: West Fork San Jacinto River to FM 149 is a 17.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Huntsville, Texas that features a river and is rated as moderate. TShow more
#2 - Lone Star Hiking Trail: Phelps Segment
Sam Houston National Forest
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Lone Star Hiking Trail: Phelps Segment is a 9.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Huntsville, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The Show more
#3 - Four Notch Loop Trail
Huntsville, Texas
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Four Notch Loop Trail is a 9.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Huntsville, Texas that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, anShow more
#4 - Prairie Branch Loop Trail
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more
#5 - Lone Star Hiking Trail: Huntsville Section
Huntsville, Texas
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Lone Star Hiking Trail: Huntsville Section is a 6.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Huntsville, Texas that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and primariShow more
#6 - Dogwood Trail
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more
#7 - NWCC Trails: South Loop
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more
#8 - Dogwood Trail, Coloneh Trail and Bird Blind Trail
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 39 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more
#9 - Coloneh Trail
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 32 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more
#10 - Loblolly Trail Loop
Huntsville State Park
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
Texas State Parks are open for day use. Due to COVID-19 and because of limited capacity, parks recommend making day pass or camping reservations. Reserve online. Face coverings are strongly encouragedShow more