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Ruffner Mountain Preserve

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9 mi 15 km of trail 2 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 8 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Ruffner Mountain Preserve - 2

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Favorite Pondering spot
Intermediate

Ruffner Ridge and Quarry Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km 360' Up 109.71 m Up 360' Down 109.58 m Down

Irondale, AL
Favorite Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Easy

Marian Harnach Nature Trail

0.8 mi 1.3 km 98' Up 29.72 m Up 97' Down 29.71 m Down

Irondale, AL

Trails in Ruffner Mountain Preserve - 13

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0.3 mi 0.5 km #1Overlook Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Trillium Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Ridge & Valley Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
1.4 mi 2.3 km #4Possum Loop Trail
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL
1.0 mi 1.7 km #5Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Geology Trail
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Buckeye Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Lizard Loop
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL
0.1 mi 0.2 km #9Wetlands Trail
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Crusher Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
0.3 mi 0.5 km #11Silent Journey Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
1.3 mi 2.0 km #12Pipeline Trail
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #13Eastern Trailhead
Easy
Irondale, AL
Easy
Irondale, AL

Photos of Ruffner Mountain Preserve - 23

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Trail is narrow but not too bad
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
View of the Nature Center from the trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
End of Trillium Trail- ends at the parking lot
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Trillium Trail- Plenty of room for a couple to hike or to bring along dogs
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Portion of the Trillium Trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Pondering spot
Mar 14, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Good parking and signs.
Nov 12, 2016 near Irondale, AL