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Address: 2707 Artie St SW Ste 6, Huntsville, AL 35805-4769
Phone Number: +1 256-534-5263
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Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, and horseback riding on 40+ miles of...

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking, and horseback riding on 40+ miles of trails offered by Alabama’s first land trust: the Land Trust of North Alabama. Three Nature Preserves - each larger than Central Park and all within Huntsville city limits – are open dawn to dusk. Focusing on land preservation and conservation, fresh water resource protection, environmental education, and guided hike series outreach. Don’t miss the Moon Dance and Concerts at Three Caves!

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Mother Nature at her finest

We walked from the parking area along the Alms House trail to the 3 caves. It was nice to be in the shade for most of the walk but it was still hot. Bring water and good shoes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 June 2016
Lorrie K
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Madison, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We hike on a lot of the Land Trust trails and continue to be impressed by the variety of scenery. Some of our favorites include Fagin Springs, Old Railroad Bed, Young Kennedy (South of water line), Bill & Marion Certain, Rainbow Mountain/JaMooko Loop and Wade Mountain Trails. The best time to visit is between November and April when there there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

We walked from the parking area along the Alms House trail to the 3 caves. It was nice to be in the shade for most of the walk but it was still hot. Bring water and good shoes. The 3 caves were closed with a locked gate but we could feel the wonderful cool breeze from the gate. When we... More 

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Thank Lorrie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Plenty of space to walk or bike. Plenty of parking. Very relaxing place. Usually, not crowded. Family friendly.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Just short drive west of town, several trails converge near parking/ picnic area. Partially following railroad path trail leads to waterfall and scenic views.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Definitely take some time out of the city to enjoy this natural beauty. Lots of great places to drive bike and trails too. I don't think you'll be disappointed with the beauty. Everything does seem to be well kept it's not very crowded for sure.

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Hayden, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

With so many different places to visit, what is not to love? We have visited each preserve at least once and found that some outshine the rest for us, but that could simply be a matter of opinion. The serenity of these trails and the natural beauty makes them perfect for quiet hikes. We love visiting here!

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2 Thank Kayla2019
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Wow! We love to welcome folks to Concerts at Three Caves. So fun and the venue is one of a kind. Loved the Muscle Shoals Revue! Hike a bit on the natural trails on the Monte Sano Nature Preserve and the rest of the 48 miles of trails.

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1 Thank Cathie M
Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

This is one of Huntsville's true gems. A park environment with miles and miles of trails, butting up against Monte Sano State Park and other natural areas. Definitely worth a visit and more importantly your support.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

The LandTrust has maintained the trail system in the Huntsville Community so well. There is hiking for all skill levels and the true beauty of our community is hidden on these trails. I encourage everyone to take time and enjoy the beauty - behind the scenes...in the woods!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

My husband and I like to hike here even more than in the state park! (And only partly because there's no fee!) The trails are great and I like that it feels more natural and off the beaten path. The downside of this is that the trails are not really that well marked. Sometimes you need to really keep a... More 

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