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91 mi 146 km of trail 7 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 45 Trails Intermediate Trails 23 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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gem Favorite waterfall landscape

Turkey Creek Falls

(3) Pinson, AL
gem Favorite Shades Creek Old Mill

The Old Mill

(1) Mountai…, AL

Featured Hikes in Birmingham - 7

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Favorite A scout group poses for a photo at the spillway.
Intermediate/Difficult

Oak Mountain 20 Miler

19.7 mi 31.7 km • Point to Point • 1,855 ft Ascent 565.34 m Ascent

(2) Pelham, AL
Favorite waterfall landscape
Easy/Intermediate

Narrows Ridge Full Loop

3.5 mi 5.7 km • Loop • 651 ft Ascent 198.31 m Ascent

(2) Pinson, AL
Favorite Exploring!
Easy

Botanical Gardens Walking/Jogging Trail

2.0 mi 3.1 km • Loop • 162 ft Ascent 49.38 m Ascent

(2) Mountai…, AL
Favorite Red Mountain Park
Intermediate

Red Mountain Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 483 ft Ascent 147.1 m Ascent

(2) Midfield, AL
Favorite Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Easy

Marian Harnach Nature Trail

0.8 mi 1.3 km • Loop • 98 ft Ascent 29.72 m Ascent

(1) Irondale, AL
Favorite Shades Creek Old Mill
Easy

Old Mill via Jemison Park Trail

2.4 mi 3.8 km • Out and Back • 94 ft Ascent 28.54 m Ascent

(1) Mountai…, AL
Favorite "High" Falls
Intermediate

Boulder Gorge Loop

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Loop • 235 ft Ascent 71.62 m Ascent

(1) Hoover, AL

Trails in Birmingham - 63

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1.7 mi 2.7 km #1Jemison Park Trail
Easy
Mountain Brook, AL
Easy
1.7 mi 2.7 km Mountain Brook, AL
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Wild West
Intermediate/Difficult
Brookside, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Brookside, AL
0.3 mi 0.5 km #3Overlook Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Irondale, AL
4.4 mi 7.0 km #4Linda & Jack McDuffee Blue Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain Brook, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
4.4 mi 7.0 km Mountain Brook, AL
3.0 mi 4.8 km #5Ike Maston Trail
Difficult
Midfield, AL
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Midfield, AL
6.3 mi 10.2 km #6Shackleford Point Trail (White Trail)
Intermediate
Pelham, AL
Intermediate
6.3 mi 10.2 km Pelham, AL
0.4 mi 0.7 km #7Trillium Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Irondale, AL
6.2 mi 10.0 km #8Foothills Trail (Yellow Trail)
Intermediate/Difficult
Indian Springs Village, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Indian Springs Village, AL
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Dunnavant Valley Greenway Trail
Easy
Chelsea, AL
Easy
1.8 mi 2.9 km Chelsea, AL
2.3 mi 3.8 km #10Powerline Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Hoover, AL
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Hoover, AL
2.1 mi 3.4 km #11Vulcan Trail
Easy
Homewood, AL
Easy
2.1 mi 3.4 km Homewood, AL
0.5 mi 0.8 km #12Treetop Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Indian Springs Village, AL
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Indian Springs Village, AL
0.3 mi 0.5 km #13Rim Shelter Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Indian Springs Village, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km Indian Springs Village, AL
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Smythe Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midfield, AL
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km Midfield, AL
6.2 mi 9.9 km #15Five Mile Creek Greenway: Cain Creek Rails to Trails
Easy
Fultondale, AL
Easy
6.2 mi 9.9 km Fultondale, AL
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Skyhy Ridge Walk
Easy/Intermediate
Midfield, AL
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Midfield, AL
6.4 mi 10.2 km #17South Rim Trail (Blue Trail)
Intermediate
Indian Springs Village, AL
Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.2 km Indian Springs Village, AL
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18Middle Mountain Loop
Intermediate
Brookside, AL
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Brookside, AL
1.4 mi 2.3 km #19Ridge & Valley Trail
Intermediate
Irondale, AL
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Irondale, AL
0.3 mi 0.6 km #20Peak Attack
Intermediate
Brookside, AL
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.6 km Brookside, AL

Photos of Birmingham - 68

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Shades Creek Old Mill
Aug 26, 2019 near Mountai…, AL
Trail is narrow but not too bad
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Fido is allowed but must be on a leash
Nov 25, 2017 near Pinson, AL
waterfall landscape
Nov 25, 2017 near Pinson, AL
waterfall
Nov 25, 2017 near Pinson, AL
Surrounded by trees on this short trail.  The paved path gets covered with leaves in the fall, which can make it slippery.
Nov 25, 2017 near Pinson, AL
Trail is short, paved, and ideal for pets and runners.
Nov 25, 2017 near Pinson, AL

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