The Best Hiking Trails in Birmingham

Handpicked Top 3 Hiking Trails in Birmingham, Alabama. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

Latest Update February 15, 2017


2011 Frankfurt Dr, Birmingham, AL 35211

Since 2012

Dogs on Leash, Birding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Forest Lake & Wild Flowers

Offers 1,500 wooded acres located in Birmingham, and over 15 miles of walking, hiking & mountain biking trails

Mon - Sun : 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wow, this park is fantastic! The park is relatively new, well kept, and offers a lot of unique activities. Cody, our dog son, loves this place. His favorite part is not the dog park though. He prefers walking the trails and peeing on as many trees as possible. On Saturday, we hiked to Grace's Gap Overlook (about two miles from the parking lot). Rushing's Rendezvous Treehouse is near the overlook and it is accessed by suspension bridge. It offers a beautiful view of Birmingham although Cody di
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1214 81st St S, Birmingham, AL 35206

Since 1977

Hiking, Biking, Bicycling, Birding, Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking, Fishing, Geo-Seeking, Hiking, Horse/Equestrian Trail, Wildlife, Nature & Parks

The hike is approximately three miles total, usually about 3.5 hours, with moderate inclines and slopes

Tue - Sat : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun : 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Mon : Closed

Somehow I have lived in Birmingham for 8 years and just now visited Ruffner Mountain. This park is nestled between the Irondale, Eastwood, Eastlake, Roebuck areas, so just a short drive from downtown Birmingham. I stopped by the first time for a demo of trail running shoes then again recently for a short hike with my family that was visiting. The grounds are well kept, including the pavilion/restroom area. The trails are clearly marked and provide a variety of difficulty level and lengths. There
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1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209

Dogs on Leash, Birding, Jogging, Hiking, Outdoor Activities, Nature and Park, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Forest Lake & Wild Flowers

The tree-lined trail offers cool respite from the heat, while bare winter trees yield city views

This park is used for walking, jogging, dog walking, and even sightseeing over the city of Birmingham. There are local upkeep projects to keep it manicured enjoyable. The park closes from dusk until dawn. Parking is available. Free to the public. Safe and easy to walk due to no hills, length (1 mi.), and paved surface.
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