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BMRR South Trail

2.1 miles
The BMRR South Trail is part of a network of 14 miles of hiking and biking pathways throughout Birmingham’s 1,500-acre Red Mountain Park, which opened in 2012. The park’s namesake mountain was the source of rich iron ore deposits that made the ...
Dirt
Gravel

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

2.6 miles
Homewood Shades Creek Greenway will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling Lakeshore Drive and the wooded banks of Shades Creek. In the future, it will reach Jemison ...
Asphalt

Horse Creek Trail

3.2 miles
The Horse Creek Trail spans just over 3 paved miles between Dora and Sumiton, two small communities northwest of Birmingham. As the trail was built on a former railroad bed, it's a flat, easy walk or bike ride. It follows the route of the Kansas ...
Asphalt

Jones Valley Trail

0.6 miles
The Jones Valley Trail near downtown Birmingham stretches a half mile along 1st Avenue South from 25th Street to 32nd Street. Following a former railroad corridor, the paved, tree-lined rail-trail is just a block from the Rotary Trail, which ...
Asphalt

Railroad Park Rail Trail

0.4 miles
Railroad Park is an 8-block recreational public space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the city's railroad culture both past and present. It borders active railroad lines that transverse the city from east to west, and has elevated vantage ...
Asphalt

Rotary Trail

0.4 miles
Birmingham's Rotary Trail officially opens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in April 2016. At its entrance, the trail features a 46-foot-tall sign which reads: "Rotary Trail in the Magic City." It is modeled after the historical "Birmingham the ...
Concrete

Sumiton Trail

1 miles
The Sumiton Trail begins at City Hall in the heart of the community of Sumiton, which lies northwest of Birmingham. The mile-long paved trail heads west out of town and ends with a connection to the Horse Creek Trail, which leads to the neighboring ...
Asphalt

Vulcan Trail

1 miles
Birmingham's mile-long Vulcan Trail scales the ridge of 1,025-foot Red Mountain. In summer, the tree-lined trail offers cool respite from the heat, while bare winter trees yield city views. Best of all, it takes little effort to enjoy this breathtaking ...
Asphalt