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Best Trails in Birmingham

Moss Rock Preserve Trail

Birmingham, AL

Moss Rock Preserve Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Birmingham, AL that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

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BMRR South Branch Trail

Birmingham, AL

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Ruffner Mtn Nature Park Loop Hike
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Red Mountain Park
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Ruffner Mountain Quarry Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Ruffner Mountain is one of the best kept secrets in Birmingham. The quarry trail is moderate in difficulty and the quarry is a good place to explore. A good way to kill a couple of hours enjoying the outdoors.

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Moss Rock Preserve Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Beautiful view and easy hike. Lots of people and dogs so if you want to avoid that you have to get there pretty early.

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Jemison Park Nature Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful and had a nice mix of trail and sidewalk to keep things from getting boring

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Aldridge Gardens Trail
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6 Completed 2 Reviews

Wonderful for a quick mile. Birds and flowers abundant!

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Moss Rock Preserve Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

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Ruffner Mtn Nature Park Loop Hike
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

I've hiked this trail to the overlook probably 10 or more times. It's my favorite in Birmingham. Very easy, but not mindless, especially if you come back up Silent Journey. That'll get your heart rate up. I just went with my Hike It Baby Birmingham group. We got a 5 year old, a 3 year old, a 10 month old, and a 3 month old, plus 4 moms and 2 dads all the way to the overlook within an hour and a half. So, like I said, this trail is easy but not mindless and there are some super beautiful views.

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Ruffner Mountain Quarry Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

I love everything about Ruffner Mountain. The trails are in great condition, the treehouse is super cool for people of all ages to see the animals, and there is relatively no litter along the trails. I like the quarry trail because it's fairly solitary once you get into the quarry. There are a lot of rocks to climb up on and have lunch or read a book. It's really quiet and peaceful, plus it's really easy.

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Red Mountain Park
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22 Completed 3 Reviews

It was easy / moderate
Had a good time