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Land Trust of North Alabama

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I have hiked some of the Land Trust trails. The Rainbow Mountain trails, the Monte Sano trails, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alabaster, Alabama
Alum Hollow Trail on Green Mountain

About another mile down the road past the Madison County Nature trail is a gravel parking lot to... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
Huntsville, Alabama
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Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, and horseback riding on 40+ miles of trails offered by Alabama’s first land trust: the Land Trust of North Alabama. Three Nature Preserves - each larger than Central Park and all within Huntsville city limits – are...more
2707 Artie St SW Ste 6, Huntsville, AL 35805-4769
+1 256-534-5263
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have hiked some of the Land Trust trails. The Rainbow Mountain trails, the Monte Sano trails, the Wade Mountain trails and the Green Mountain trails. First Monte Sano, the old railroad trail is rocky and will require good footwear. Hiked out Watts trail to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

About another mile down the road past the Madison County Nature trail is a gravel parking lot to Land Trust trails. The main trail is rolling hills but very easy until the end when you get to the waterfalls. It is steep there. I've visited...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank khill72
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The Land Trust is doing a fantastic job of preserving land in the North Alabama area for hiking. They are doing a great job of adding trails through out the city of Huntsville. It will help make the city a very desirable place to live...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank davidearlsimmons7
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Hiked this trail with a four year old. Very easy except it was a little rocky near the waterfall & cave. It took about 1 1/2 hrs. to do the Alum Hollow Trail, West Plateau & East Plateau trails. The trail is just a short...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank karen19492016
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Land Trust has a stellar list of properties under management. This review is of the Blevins Gap/Cecil Ashburn location. It is amazing to see these gorgeous, wild, open spaces in the middle of the city. They are stunning. However, the trails in some areas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We love hiking/walking/exploring the land trust! Our boys love finding turtles and other animals, and we enjoy the lovely, well-marked trails.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank abneyt
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We have a gem here in the Huntsville area (I'm a local), and that is the Land Trust of North Alabama. Their continued efforts to preserve this area's pristine and sublime landscapes for our enjoyment and contemplation provides value to which you cannot attach a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Wear your hiking shoes, bring your hiking stick, and enjoy! Numerous trails are identified and well maintained. Discover something different on each trail.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Karol2
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A Land Trust Staff person once called the land preserves on the west face of the small mountains that lie along the city to the east an "Emerald Necklace". Driving into town from the west, as you do coming from the airport or Redstone/NASA, these...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank FlyLow
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The trails put together by the Land Trust of North Alabama are amazing. I bike and hike on them frequently with friends and family. I have never had a complaint about them.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PaulZ00
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Chrissie P
24 September 2018|
Response from abneyt | Reviewed this property |
The Land Trust has a website (it won't let me link here). Do a search for The Land Trust of North Alabama and click on the explore icon for the locations. You can also look up individual trails on All Trails.
11 August 2017|
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Response from Debra C | Reviewed this property |
this place is soo very big, I'm sure no ranger wood mind. BTW, my hb found on old dump in the woods at the Land Trust & found a beer can to add to his collection.
31 March 2017|
Response from Debra C | Reviewed this property |
no cost. However it costs $5 to go to Monte Sano State Park.