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Local Hiking Trail

Local hiking trail, cool views of Madison and the Space & Rocket Center. The rockets and space... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Madison, Alabama
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Great Day Hike

These trails are great for a day hike close to home. My children (15 and 17) also really enjoy... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Renaee H
Madison, Alabama
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233 Stoneway Trl # 245, Madison, AL 35758-8576
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like rocks and moss and ferns, then this is the trail for you in December. Even with the leaves off of the trees, the vistas were limited due to the density of the trees themselves. I hiked both the Rainbow Mtn. and Jamooko...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Local hiking trail, cool views of Madison and the Space & Rocket Center. The rockets and space shuttle can be seen on a clear day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mre817
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These trails are great for a day hike close to home. My children (15 and 17) also really enjoy them. They are close to home and have different levels of difficulty. If you want to get out for a quick hike or a day hike...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Renaee H
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I really like these trails. There are multiple marked trails available to hike with varying levels of difficulty. You can make a hike as easy or difficult as you like using combinations and variations of the trails here. The scenery is beautiful! There are normally...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Adam H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Literally in the middle of subdivisions and easy access and parking. A beautiful view and multiple trails to hike. Very intentional on the cities part to make this a pleasant experience. Restrooms, pavilions, trash cans and excellent signage. It is a wonderful place!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandy E
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love this hike. The rocks are so beautiful and it is so close to my home. It is quite strenuous is some spots but so worth it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Excellent place for hiking. Very near neighborhoods but once you get on the trails you'd never know. Several great overlooks and places to relax. A small picnic pavilion and playground near the trailhead for families. Could use some better markings at trail intersections but otherwise...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank waynecO458HN
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I decided to try a couple of the trails located on Rainbow Mt Madison as it was too cold for golf. Hiking is always good in cold weather. Anyway the entrance or trail head has some parking but it is limited. One can park by...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank clemson_grad79
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I was a bit skeptical that this place would be good in the city. But it was a great hike with lots of places to take pictures. There is an easier walk and a harder one. We took the harder one, climbed on boulders and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ashvoisine
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It was never crowded and has several different trails. During summer several different type of wild animals can easily been seen.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Phillip M
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20 January 2018|
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Response from jwhuntley | Reviewed this property |
11 October 2017|
Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there are no provisions for camping at Rainbow Mountain.
Gina D
12 June 2016|
Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
Your correct. Dawn to dusk.