Hiking: from the 100+ mile Pinhoti Trail to 0.5 mile multi-use walks, Alabama's hiking trails offer something for everyone. Put on your boots (or sturdy walking shoes) and head out for a morning stroll or a multi-day backpacking journey.
Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Midway
Bullock County

The Wehle Tract is typically open the first and third weekend of each month, unless the weekend is near a major holiday, providing opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, canoeing, bird watching and horseback riding. The Wehle Tract is closed the m …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

The Boy Scout Trail begins on the west side of the CCC era arched stone bridge and runs into the Sweet Shrub Trail. Notice the fine craftsmanship of CCC era stone features. This short, but interesting trail is easy hiking. Wade in the crystal clear wat …


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Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.35 miles
Nearby Cities: Pinson
Jefferson County

The Boy Scout Trail follows a scenic route on the Turkey Creek’s bank from the Falls to Vermilion Run. Difficulty: Easy, contains some uneven surfaces and can be slippery. Length: 0.35 miles. Hiking Only, Dogs allowed, benches, Picnic Tables, Restrooms …


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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 4.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County

Sipsey is the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi and offers outstanding opportunities for solitude. Hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing are permitted in the Sipsey Wilderness. Horseback riding is allowed on trails specifically designated …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Saraland
Mobile County


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Paddling
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.75 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Brierfield
Bibb County


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.25 miles
Nearby Cities: Grant
Marshall County

The park itself encompasses 493 acres, and there are marked hiking trails available for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors. The trails will take you atop Mt. Pisgah.


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.9 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Buck Island trail is located on TVA’s Guntersville reservoir in north eastern Alabama. Several years ago, a tornado tore across Buck Island and led
 to the closure of this trail until the downfall could be cleared away. Until the trail has had time to …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Grove Oak
Marshall County

This trail begins in the floor of Bucks Pocket Canyon and ends some 800 feet above the canyon floor on a sandstone formation called Point Rock. Natural features include Little Sauty Creek, varied plant life including wild flowers and ferns, and special …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.6 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail takes you from the ridge top to the base of the mountain with over 300 fett of elevation change. It is a gateway to the wetlands and trails on the east side of the mountain.


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Walking
Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 4.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Moulton
Lawrence County

Sipsey is the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi and offers outstanding opportunities for solitude. Hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing are permitted in the Sipsey Wilderness. Horseback riding is allowed on trails specifically designated …


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Hiking

Trail Length: 8.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Jacksonvile
Calhoun County

At the beginning of this section, you will be traveling along Red Mountain. Once you reach the 2.8 Laurel Passage landmark, the trail crosses over to Dugger Mountain and begins side-hilling up to the top of the ridge.


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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 0.23 miles
Nearby Cities: Union
Greene County


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.26 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

The Land Trust is passionate about preserving lands for public use and encouraging residents and visitors alike to connect with the wonders of the natural world.Huntsville installed a series of signs from Big Spring Park along 1.2 miles streets that le …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Butler’s Pass is a 1.3 mile rocky trail that traverses the mountain with end points at the top end being the intersection of Waterfall/Golf Course/Gateway and on the bottom end, Moonshine, King’s Chapel and Terrell Connector. Butler’s Pass has some roc …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.36 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

The Land Trust is passionate about preserving lands for public use and encouraging residents and visitors alike to connect with the wonders of the natural world.Huntsville installed a series of signs from Big Spring Park along 1.2 miles streets that le …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail provides a 0.3 mile shortcut along the Possum Loop Trail. Along this narrow trail you will see American Beautyberry and Wood Oats.


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 6.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Orrville
Dallas County

Old Cahawba has approximately 11.6 miles of trail in which hikers can walk through central Alabama prairie and pine woods habitats. Parking for the trails is located on Cahaba Road 1 mile west of the intersection with County Road 9. Courtesy: Forever W …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

A relatively flat loop around the campground with wide and easy turns, almost no roots or rock, and minimal elevation change. It is the perfect trail for someone new to mountain biking, visitors to the park that bring their bike along for casual rides. …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Trails from Chewacla State Park are part of the National Recreational Trails program. More information can be found at: http://www.americantrails.org/NRTDatabase/trailDetail.php?recordID=3646


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Walking
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Alexander City
Tallapoosa County

This trail begins and ends in the northern section of the Park. Rated primarily moderate with several steep areas, this trail is approximately 1,8 miles in length and marked by a yellow trail blaze. The three connectors, blue, white, and orange, are ap …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Dauphin Island
Mobile County

These trails start at the campground and visitors can enter the Sanctuary through a pedestrian only entrance. One trail joins at the Lake Loop Trail. While the other ends at a pavillion on the beach. Once visitors make their way to the beach they can t …


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Walking
Hiking

Trail Length: 15 miles
Nearby Cities: Tuscumbia
Colbert County

Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve is situated around a complex of small sandstone canyons in the upper portion of the Cane Creek watershed of the Tennessee River basin. The area has rugged topography that includes a number of waterfalls, creek cascades …


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Paddling
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

1 mile. Access to this trail is gained just inside the park’s entrance at the 35 mph sign as well as on the back side of the Nature Trail across from the Lodge. This path follows a natural watershed with large boulders, pools of water, cliffs, and wild …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking

Trail Length: 1.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Pelham
Shelby County

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With over 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Trail up the mountain to the Tom Bevill trail starts across the paved park road from the cave itself. It is a 1 mile ascent with an elevation gain of approximately 100 feet. Some short sections have a max grade of greater than 20%. This trail ends …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Alternate Trail is a 0.6 mile rocky trail with a 225 foot change in elevation. Some sections have a max grade drop of 20% or greater. If starting from the top, at the intersection with Moonshine, you can descend down the mountain, visit the small …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 4 miles
Nearby Cities: Talladega
Talladega County


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

This moderately challenging trail takes you past a historic cave that was used during the Civil War to mine saltpeter. Another highlight is the hardwood swamp that attracts waterfowl. The tupelo gum swamp provides habitat for waterfowl, dragonflies, fr …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Guntersville
Marshall County

Cave Trail up the mountain to the Tom Bevill trail starts across the paved park road from the cave itself. It is a 1 mile ascent with an elevation gain of approximately 100 feet. Some short sections have a max grade of greater than 20%. This trail ends …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Atmore
Escambia County


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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Fort Payne
Dekalb County

Another popular bike ride is the CCC Road, which starts at the Gillam Loop Trailhead. This unpaved road was historically built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930s-early 1940s and was originally intended to be a parkway to Little River …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Action starts at the entrance of this trail if you choose the short ADV (advanced) option to the right just after crossing the bridge and leaving the Creek View Trail; with quick turns, short-steep dips, and climbs. Or, you can choose the “shortcut” CC …


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Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Auburn
Lee County

Action starts at the entrance of this trail if you choose the short ADV (advanced) option to the right just after crossing the bridge and leaving the Creek View Trail; with quick turns, short-steep dips, and climbs. Or, you can choose the “shortcut” CC …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.16 miles
Nearby Cities: Paint Rock
Jackson County


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