Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.18 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.14 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.13 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Paddling
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 13.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Miller's Ferry
Wilcox County

The women of Gees Bend were “discovered” by the outside world in the 1970s, making quilts with an almost impossible parallel to the American expressionist painting movement from which they lived physically and culturally worlds apart. To get close to t …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.5 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores-Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Seven trails among six distinct ecosystems make up more than 15 miles of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail complex through Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Alabama and the Gulf State Park. Explore the timeless beauty of the Butterfly Garden, the mystical …


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Walking

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Cullman
Cullman County


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.5 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. The park offers canoes and kayaks for rent, and there are more that sixteen miles of hiking and riding trails. …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.81 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores-Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Seven trails among six distinct ecosystems make up more than 15 miles of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail complex through Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Alabama and the Gulf State Park. Explore the timeless beauty of the Butterfly Garden, the mystical …


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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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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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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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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
Birdwatching

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


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores
Baldwin County

Explore the transition from maritime forest to dune swales discovering different species of plants and wildlife along the way. This trail connects Jeff Friend Trail and Pine Beach Trail. Rating: Moderate (ground may be wet in some areas). Time: 2 hours …


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.61 miles
Nearby Cities: Paint Rock
Jackson County


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.7 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail has moderate inclines and can be accessed from the Ridge & Valley Trail or the Quarry Trail. It ends at a large iron ore rock crusher used during Ruffner’s mining years.


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Walking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Dauphin Island
Mobile County

This trail follows the beach meadow which is behind the primary dune and is made up of a variety of flowering weeds, grasses and woody plants. This trail runs from the Swamp Overlook along the primary dune and passes by the southern end of Gaillard Lak …


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Walking
Road Biking

Trail Length: 36 miles
Nearby Cities: Daphne
Baldwin County

The Eastern Shore Trail runs along the east side of Mobile Bay from Spanish Fort to Weeks Bay, passing through the communities of Daphne, Montrose, Fairhope, Battles Wharf and Point Clear along the way. The trail is mostly concrete or asphalt, but beca …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.4 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This easy trail connects the Eastern Ruffner Road entrance to Pipeline Trail.


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.55 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3.7 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
Paddling
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 3 miles
Nearby Cities: Coker, Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County

This optional 3-mile loop splits off from Tashka Trail approximately 5.8 miles from the South Trailhead (calculated by a clockwise route). For ambitious users, Five Oaks extends the total distance of the connected trails to 15.3 miles. If approached fr …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.28 miles
Nearby Cities: Huntsville
Madison County

Land Trust of North Alabama’s Wade Mountain Nature Preserve is currently 843 acres with eight miles of trails for hiking, biking, or horseback riding. Wade Mountain is currently the only Land Trust Preserve which allows equestrian trail riding. A Recre …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores
Baldwin County

Walk along a dune ridge and see many species of birds and plants that are typical of this transitional habitat between the maritime forest and the frontal dunes. The end of the trail is at the Lagoon and the Pine Beach Trail intersection. Rating: Moder …


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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

A short stroll featuring sandstone and limestone outcrops, including a favorite resting point calle Turtle Rock. This trail connects to the Nature Trail.


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. The park offers canoes and kayaks for rent, and there are more that sixteen miles of hiking and riding trails. …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2 miles
Nearby Cities: St Stephens
Washington County

At the center of the park is a 100 acre aquamarine lake, formed from limestone quarrying, with a beach for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. The park offers canoes and kayaks for rent, and there are more that sixteen miles of hiking and riding trails. …


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Walking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Equestrian
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.8 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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Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

This trail was named for a 150 year old hollow tree removed for saftey reasons in 2002. Visitors can see Oakleaf and wild Hydrangea as well as a mining test pit that provides breeding habitat for salamanders and frogs. Moderate inclines.


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Walking
Road Biking
Paddling
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Daviston
Tallapoosa County


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.1 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County
Catman Trail

The trailhead for the Cotton Bayou Trail is located on Hwy 161, across from the tip of Cotton Bayou waterway and behind the Publix Shopping Plaza.  This once sandy path nestled in the Gulf State Park has been paved to meet the Foundations 2013 goal, br …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.3 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores
Baldwin County

Coyote Crossing is a highlight to this exceptional trail system and was made possible by a Trail Enhancement (TE) Grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation, paying 80% of the construction costs.  The city of Gulf Shores funded the remaining 2 …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Visualize wet pine flatwoods, scrub oaks and palmettos covering acres of sandy swells. You will find these along the Rattlesnake Ridge Trail.  Catch a gopher tortoise forging Rattlesnake Ridge, an armadillo, named for its armored shell, digging for an …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.2 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

On the eve of the Great Cat Hunt, the medicine man gave his warriors a sip of serum, instilling tremendous strength and stamina. Legend recounts a story of an overzealous, young warrior that crept into the medicine mans hut and drank a bottle of the po …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Encounter the magnificent canopies of ancient mossy oaks atop the Islands highest bluff, 34 feet above sea level, while twisting and turning along the mystical trail of the Gulf Oak Ridge. The Gulf Oak Ridge Trail offers hikers a chance to embrace natu …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1.8 miles
Nearby Cities: Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Imagine a backcountry filled with lush cattails, wild flowers, tall pines and you, while biking, hiking or jogging along the winding natural habitats of Rosemary Dunes. Catch a glimpse of the American Alligator sunbathing along the banks of the marshes …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 1 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Travel the hand-built wooden twin bridges of the coastal backcountry, nestled between the countless species of native plants and wildlife. Find tranquility on this one-mile stretch linking the east trails of Catman Road, Rattlesnake Ridge and Cotton Ba …


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Walking
Road Biking
Hiking
Fishing
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 0.15 miles
Nearby Cities: Gulf Shores-Orange Beach
Baldwin County

Seven trails among six distinct ecosystems make up more than 15 miles of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail complex through Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Alabama and the Gulf State Park. Explore the timeless beauty of the Butterfly Garden, the mystical …


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Walking
Mountain Biking
Hiking
Birdwatching

Trail Length: 2.65 miles
Nearby Cities: Birmingham
Jefferson County

Red Mountain Park’s 15-mile trail system traverses exciting and diverse terrain. Stop and smell the oak leaf hydrangeas, shred red rock, uncover the site where miners sought ore, soar through the long-leaf pines, or kick back while your four-legged bes …


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