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Geology Trail

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A flat, easy trail close to the Nature Center.


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0.3

Miles

0.6

KM

92%

Runnable

1,069' 326 m

High

1,024' 312 m

Low

22' 7 m

Up

57' 17 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

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Ruffner Mountain does not receive federal, state, or county funding for operations. It does not have an endowment. Ruffner Mountain is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

If you are a member of Ruffner Mountain, please remember to bring your member parking permit for free entry to the preserve.
Non-members are required to purchase a visitor parking permit for $5 through the ParkMobile app. Cash or card options are available at our pavilion. The permit covers everyone in your vehicle and is valid for one

Description

This trail passes by several sandstone and limestone rock outcroppings, including the well-known Turtle Rock.

Contacts

Land Manager: Ruffner Mountain

Shared By:

Chelsea Root with improvements by Ruffner Mountain

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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
Portion of the Trillium Trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
End of Trillium Trail- ends at the parking lot
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Good parking and signs.
Nov 12, 2016 near Irondale, AL
Informational Displays along the trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL

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