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Alms House Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
94% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 63' 19 m
Descent: -315' -96 m
High: 1,051' 320 m
Low: 787' 240 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Luke Brisk

A trail that has a rocky beginning and end.

Luke Brisk

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

The Alms House Trail runs from the Land Trust Parking lot off of Bankhead to the Waterline Trail near Three Caves. From the trailhead you start off with a rocky decline that features large sharp rocks until you reach the intersection with Railroad Bed Trail and a creek crossing. From here, the trail get easier with fewer rocks until you get closer to Waterline Trail. That is where the rocks return and start a short ascent before that trail ends.

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Land Manager: Land Trust of North AL

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Three Caves, formerly known as Hermitage Quarry.
Feb 4, 2016 near Huntsville, AL
View of Fagan Creek.
Oct 27, 2015 near Huntsville, AL
Abandoned railroad bed that was converted into a trail.
Oct 27, 2015 near Huntsville, AL
Fagan Spring, along the Fagan Springs Trail.
Aug 1, 2016 near Huntsville, AL

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