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283 mi 456 km of trail 28 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 58 Trails Intermediate Trails 96 Trails Hard Trails 36 Trails
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gem Favorite A goat!  Looking down the bluff from Golan Heights. Keith Trail further down the bluff.

Golan Heights

(2) Huntsville, AL

Recommended Routes in Northern Alabama - 24

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Favorite A fun log bridge over Hurricane Creek.
Difficult

Walls of Jericho

6.7 mi 10.7 km 1,371' Up 417.73 m Up 1,370' Down 417.72 m Down

Hytop, AL
Favorite Creek Crossing on Smoke Rise Trail
Difficult

Blevins Gap

11.2 mi 18.0 km 1,581' Up 481.78 m Up 1,580' Down 481.54 m Down

Huntsville, AL
Favorite A beautiful section of river along the way.
Difficult

Sipsey Big Tree Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km 780' Up 237.77 m Up 778' Down 237.23 m Down

Phil Ca…, AL
Favorite The Balance Rock without a tree on top of it.
Difficult

Rainbow Mountain

2.3 mi 3.7 km 432' Up 131.75 m Up 461' Down 140.42 m Down

Madison, AL
Favorite Entrance to the Stone Cuts, it is visible from the trail at its intersection with the bypass.
Difficult

Stone Cuts to Golan Heights Loop

4.1 mi 6.5 km 666' Up 203.13 m Up 668' Down 203.59 m Down

Huntsville, AL
Favorite Creek Crossing on Smoke Rise Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Jean Shorts Special

4.6 mi 7.5 km 755' Up 230.21 m Up 754' Down 229.93 m Down

Owens C…, AL
Favorite Main trail is marked with pink ribbon.
Intermediate

Green Mountain Preserve and Buzzard Falls

4.6 mi 7.5 km 313' Up 95.45 m Up 313' Down 95.55 m Down

Owens C…, AL
Favorite Sipsey Wilderness
Very Difficult

Randolph - Sipsey Loop

9.8 mi 15.7 km 834' Up 254.21 m Up 834' Down 254.15 m Down

Haleyville, AL

Trails in Northern Alabama - 162

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1Stone Cuts Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
3.4 mi 5.5 km #2Thompson Creek Trail # 206
Intermediate
Phil Campbell, AL
Intermediate
Phil Campbell, AL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Dallas Branch Trail
Easy
Huntsville, AL
Easy
Huntsville, AL
3.3 mi 5.4 km #4Golf Course Loop
Intermediate
Guntersville, AL
Intermediate
Guntersville, AL
7.1 mi 11.4 km #5East Side Trail
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
5.5 mi 8.9 km #6West Side Trail
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
Intermediate
Cullman, AL
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Lawson Branch Loop
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
1.6 mi 2.6 km #8CCC Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
2.6 mi 4.3 km #9Jones Branch Loop
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
Intermediate
Underwood-Petersville, AL
1.0 mi 1.5 km #10Vizzney Land Trail
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
1.9 mi 3.0 km #11Family Trail
Easy
Fort Payne, AL
Easy
Fort Payne, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #12Bill and Marion Certain Trail
Intermediate
Owens Cross Roads, AL
Intermediate
Owens Cross Roads, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #13Varnedoe Trail
Very Difficult
Owens Cross Roads, AL
Very Difficult
Owens Cross Roads, AL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #14Spring Trail
Very Difficult
Madison, AL
Very Difficult
Madison, AL
2.2 mi 3.5 km #15McKay Hollow Trail
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
2.7 mi 4.4 km #16Never Never Land Loop
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
Intermediate
Fort Payne, AL
2.6 mi 4.2 km #17Natural Well
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Difficult
Huntsville, AL
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18Waterline Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
Huntsville, AL
4.7 mi 7.6 km #19Arrowhead Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Huntsville, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
Huntsville, AL
1.7 mi 2.8 km #20Old Railroad Bed Trail
Intermediate
Huntsville, AL
Intermediate
Huntsville, AL

Photos of Northern Alabama - 292

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A beautiful section of river along the way.
Jun 15, 2017 near Haleyville, AL
The Natural Well:  A very deep cave on Monte Sano
May 18, 2015 near Huntsville, AL
Little River Falls.
Feb 20, 2020 near Fort Payne, AL
View of South Huntsville.  You can see the NASA test stand where the Saturn 5 engines were tested in the 60s and the Tennessee River.
May 4, 2015 near Owens C…, AL
End Falls at Desoto State Park, AL
Mar 23, 2020 near Fort Payne, AL
descending the mountain
Mar 23, 2020 near Huntsville, AL
View of Lake Guntersville.
Dec 26, 2019 near Gunters…, AL
Sipsey Wilderness
Feb 16, 2018 near Double…, AL