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Monte Sano State Park

Huntsville, AL

Monte Sano State Park is a 7.5 mile loop trail located near Huntsville, Alabama. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for mountain biking.

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Monte Sano Sinks Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

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Mountain Mist Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Excellent trail.

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Monte Sano State Park
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

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Land Trust Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Have done the trail at least 10, maybe more times. A great trail to practice for the AT or Pinholti. Haven't been able in the past 3 years due to 2 knee replacements but plan to go back in May.

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South Plateau Loop
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14 Completed 8 Reviews

Beautiful day and well maintained trail, easier than we usually like. Several other people out today. More like a nature walk than a hike.

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South Plateau Loop
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5 Completed 6 Reviews

I loved Mont Sano State Park and the drive up to the trail head. Great winter hike on Mont Sano with views of the surrounding mountains and scenery that we could not have seen in the summer due to hardwood tree cover. Had the trail to ourselves and surprised three whitetails and a yearling near the lodges at the north end of the trail. Highly recommended, but dressed in several layers for winter weather and winds and some water and drainage on the trail.

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Land Trust Loop
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

great loop with creeks and waterfalls to see along the way and right in the city too.

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Monte Sano Sinks Trail
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23 Completed 22 Reviews

Really good hike. Started and finished on this trail as we broke off and took the Stone Cut trail and the Panther Knob trail. All together it was about three miles. Nice wide trail that is also used for mountain bikes.

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madison nature trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Very pretty trail with lots of great shots of the lake. Bring some sandwiches for the end. Lots of picnic tables by the lake to enjoy! Dog friendly. All ages of dogs.

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Monte Sano Sinks Trail
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9 Completed 9 Reviews

Decline/ incline on both entrances. Dips into the valley and hikes along a creek bed
(which was dry when we hiked it.). Goes by where the part of the hill caved and sank into its self (karst land area). Overall the landscape and sights were pretty, lots of flowers bloom a long the trail in the spring and summer. It's a short hike but the trail is rocky on the first so it feels longer.

Very shaded, when it's warm, it gets humid on the trail. Less bugs on the north and south plateau loops, but sinks trail is a good hike to experience

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