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283 mi 456 km of trail 27 Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 57 Trails Intermediate Trails 93 Trails Hard Trails 39 Trails
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gem Favorite A goat!  Looking down the bluff from Golan Heights. Keith Trail further down the bluff.

Golan Heights

(2) Huntsville, AL

Runs in Northern Alabama - 27

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Favorite A fun log bridge over Hurricane Creek.
Difficult

Walls of Jericho

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Loop • 1,371 ft Ascent 417.73 m Ascent

(44) Hytop, AL
Favorite Creek Crossing on Smoke Rise Trail
Difficult

Blevins Gap

11.2 mi 18.0 km • Loop • 1,581 ft Ascent 481.78 m Ascent

(8) Huntsville, AL
Favorite The old embankment for the 175 foot trestle that use to cross Fagan Creek. The old stone footings are not used to support a trail bridge.
Very Difficult

Grand Viduta, Stg 1 Official

13.0 mi 20.9 km • Point to Point • 1,183 ft Ascent 360.49 m Ascent

(2) Huntsville, AL
Favorite The old embankment for the 175 foot trestle that use to cross Fagan Creek. The old stone footings are not used to support a trail bridge.
Intermediate

Old Railroad Bed to Alms House

1.7 mi 2.7 km • Loop • 177 ft Ascent 53.84 m Ascent

(1) Huntsville, AL
Favorite The Balance Rock without a tree on top of it.
Difficult

Rainbow Mountain

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Point to Point • 432 ft Ascent 131.75 m Ascent

(16) Madison, AL
Favorite Entrance to the Stone Cuts, it is visible from the trail at its intersection with the bypass.
Difficult

Stone Cuts to Golan Heights Loop

4.1 mi 6.5 km • Point to Point • 666 ft Ascent 203.13 m Ascent

(1) Huntsville, AL
Favorite A beautiful section of river along the way.
Difficult

Sipsey Big Tree Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 780 ft Ascent 237.77 m Ascent

(1) Phil Ca…, AL
Favorite Creek Crossing on Smoke Rise Trail
Intermediate

Jean Shorts Special

4.6 mi 7.5 km • Loop • 755 ft Ascent 230.21 m Ascent

(3) Owens C…, AL

Trails in Northern Alabama - 162

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1Stone Cuts Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Huntsville, AL
3.4 mi 5.5 km #2Thompson Creek Trail # 206
Intermediate
Phil Campbell, AL
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Phil Campbell, AL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Dallas Branch Trail
Easy
Huntsville, AL
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Huntsville, AL
7.1 mi 11.4 km #4East Side Trail
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.4 km Cullman, AL
3.3 mi 5.4 km #5Golf Course Loop
Intermediate
Guntersville, AL
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.4 km Guntersville, AL
5.5 mi 8.9 km #6West Side Trail
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
Intermediate
5.5 mi 8.9 km Cullman, AL
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Lawson Branch Loop
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Underwood-Petersville, AL
1.6 mi 2.6 km #8CCC Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Fort Payne, AL
1.0 mi 1.5 km #9Vizzney Land Trail
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.5 km Fort Payne, AL
2.6 mi 4.3 km #10Jones Branch Loop
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.3 km Underwood-Petersville, AL
1.9 mi 3.0 km #11Family Trail
Easy
Fort Payne, AL
Easy
1.9 mi 3.0 km Fort Payne, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #12Bill and Marion Certain Trail
Intermediate
Owens Cross Roads, AL
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Owens Cross Roads, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #13Varnedoe Trail
Very Difficult
Owens Cross Roads, AL
Very Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Owens Cross Roads, AL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #14Spring Trail
Very Difficult
Madison, AL
Very Difficult
0.4 mi 0.6 km Madison, AL
2.2 mi 3.5 km #15McKay Hollow Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Huntsville, AL
0.8 mi 1.3 km #16Waterline Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Huntsville, AL
4.7 mi 7.6 km #17Arrowhead Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
4.7 mi 7.6 km Huntsville, AL
1.5 mi 2.5 km #18Sinks Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Huntsville, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #19Old Railroad Bed Trail
Intermediate
Huntsville, AL
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Huntsville, AL
2.7 mi 4.4 km #20Never Never Land Loop
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Fort Payne, AL

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A beautiful section of river along the way.
Jun 15, 2017 near Haleyville, AL
The Natural Well:  A very deep cave on Monte Sano
May 18, 2015 near Huntsville, AL
Little River Falls.
Feb 20, 2020 near Fort Payne, AL
View of South Huntsville.  You can see the NASA test stand where the Saturn 5 engines were tested in the 60s and the Tennessee River.
May 4, 2015 near Owens C…, AL
View of Lake Guntersville.
Dec 26, 2019 near Gunters…, AL
View along the Sipsey River
Jan 11, 2018 near Double…, AL
The Balance Rock without a tree on top of it.
May 11, 2015 near Madison, AL
A fun log bridge over Hurricane Creek.
Jun 12, 2017 near Stevenson, AL

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