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Moss Rock Preserve & Waterfalls

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Nice place to go for a short hike!

This place was quite dry when I went on August , but looks like this place will be awesome once... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Saurav P
Relaxing and Gorgeous

Moss Rock is a great place to go hike and get away from everything. I've always enjoyed their... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Lauren F
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617 Preserve Way, Hoover, AL 35226-4165
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This place was quite dry when I went on August , but looks like this place will be awesome once autumn starts. Also there are pretty good short hiking trails. You ll also meet some fellow hikers on the way. A nice short hike in...More

1  Thank Saurav P
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Moss Rock is a great place to go hike and get away from everything. I've always enjoyed their trails and the preserve's cleanliness.

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit. There are several trails to hike wher you will find a stream and if adventouras several rock outcroppings to climb.

Thank bamba
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited Moss Rock Preserve 3 times in the past week. The preserve is minutes from my Hoover hotel, so it gave me a nature fix with only a short drive. My first experience was not good. We visited the boulder field, mainly by accident,...More

3  Thank ThisIsSerious
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We were energized and relaxed after a hike and walk in this free preserve on the south side of Birmingham in Hoover. We parked in the gravel lot just off the round-about on Preserve Parkway. Across the street is a small town-like development with restaurants...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice place for a quick hike near the city. Plenty of photo opportunities. Nice waterfalls and large rocks. Worth a stop.

Thank homewood_traveler41
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Im a local landscape photographer in Birmingham, Ive known about Moss Rock since I've lived here but only explored the boulder field. The last trip I wanted to find some waterfalls close by and Moss Rock was amazing. The orange trail is my favorite trail...More

Thank Jerrod B
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

This little reserve is a great place to wander in the woods and next to creeks. I’d imagine this would get quite busy in Sunmer but winter on an overcast day was perfect

Thank Faun T
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Walk the trail and breath in the fresh spring time air. There are a lot of trees and natural areas to unwind from the digital world. Make sure to find some light bug spray and take it with you. (better safe than bitten!)

Thank Ro828
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The park is close beside a new housing/dining development and near the road, but you feel insulated from development while you are in the park. The boulder field is amazing and an excellent destination for climbing near the city with several cave features. The waterfalls...More

Thank C-VilleDog
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Mary G
May 21, 2018|
Response from Kathy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the web site noted: Fido is welcome. Do consider the route you plan to take and the time. You may want to carry some water and a small bowl along for your dog on hot days. There is a lot of shade, and that is nice... More
Katie B
September 4, 2017|
Response from Andrew T | Reviewed this property |
No... not at this park. Oak Mtn would be your best bet for that...
Katie B
September 4, 2017|
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Response from KENNETH G | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no pits or tables. There is a porta potti. No other amenities