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Rainbow Mountain Loop Trail

Madison, AL

Rainbow Mountain Loop Trail is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Madison, AL that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Mountain Mist Trail

Huntsville, AL

  1. South Plateau Loop

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Mountain Mist Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is a wonderful shaded trail, not a difficult hike/walk

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Mountain Mist Trail
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15 Completed 13 Reviews

Mountain Mist is a nice trail with lots of bike riders. I then went down McKay. The hike back up was very strenuous with some hands and feet. Good hike to get ready to go on the AT. It was a little over 7 miles.

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South Plateau Loop
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Really easy hike. I really enjoyed all the break offs from the main trail. Not challenging at all, but a truly beautiful way to enjoy being outside.

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Mountain Mist Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

GOR...wait for it...GEOUS! Not too hard.

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Land Trust Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

enjoyable hike, close by.

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Monte Sano State Park
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

I visited here on a work trip in April. Everything was starting to bloom and the weather was perfect. I attempted to hike the firetower trail but it just ended with no firetower and turned into the plateau loop trail. This trail yielded a gorgeous view of local mountains! The maps show the firetower trail meeting plateau, but I went back to that intersection twice and couldn't pick up the firetower trail. Despite that, the trails are marked well with color coded blazes. There's a picnic area, big playground, camping site and cute cabins with awesome views!

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South Plateau Loop
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

This was a super easy hike in my opinion, was mostly like a stroll. There were a few spots that had rocks and tree roots in the path, but it was mostly traveled on dirt. Gorgeous views! Great easy day hike.

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Madison Nature Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice, quiet trail. Very simple. Went in early January with the dog. I'm sure it is even prettier in the Spring.

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Land Trust Loop
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15 Completed 13 Reviews

Nice hike with some elevation. Very rocky in places

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Monte Sano State Park
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6 Completed 5 Reviews

My best friend, girlfriend, and I went on a 10 miles hike yesterday and it was worth spending 6 hours to hike around the majestic Monte Sano.