Albertville, AL Birding Trails and Maps

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Aldridge Creek Greenway

5 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Atwood Linear Park

0.8 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Big Cove Creek Greenway

2.8 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Bradford Creek Greenway

2.3 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Chief Ladiga Trail

33 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Decatur Trail

14 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

Flint River Greenway (AL)

1.8 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Gateway Greenway

0.7 mi
State: AL
Concrete

Indian Creek Greenway (AL)

3.6 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Little Cove Road Greenway

5 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Mill Creek Greenway (AL)

0.6 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Old Railroad Bed Trail

2 mi
State: AL
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Redstone Arsenal Fitness Trail

8.8 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Redstone Gateway Greenway

0.5 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Simms Mountain Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

Sunset Drive Trail

3.7 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Tennessee River Greenway

1.4 mi
State: AL
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
This paved greenway trail is well maintained and follows Aldridge Creek, running parallel to Bailey Cove Road, from Mountain Gap Road to Green Cove Road. There are proposals to extend the greenway...
AL 5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Atwood Linear Park provides a short north-south route in southeastern Huntsville near the Flemington Heights and Willowbrook communities. Turn right (east) on 4 Mile Post Road from the trail's...
AL 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Big Cove Creek Greenway travels nearly 3 miles through eastern Huntsville, connecting the Hampton Cove and Cove Creek communities with the natural habitats surrounding Big Cove Creek. Trail-goers...
AL 2.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Bradford Creek Greenway is definitely a green way winding just over 2 miles through Madison under cover of a dense hardwood forest. The paved pathway begins at Palmer Road (at the entrance to Palmer...
AL 2.3 mi Asphalt
In northeast Alabama, the 33-mile Chief Ladiga Trail is a regional playground that passes through welcoming towns and pastoral landscapes. Following a former CSX railroad corridor, the rail-trail is...
AL 33 mi Asphalt
Much of the Decatur Biking and Running/Walking Trail is asphalt, and some is on-street, but at Point Mallard Park it turns into a shady, well-maintained gravel trail over smooth terrain. The...
AL 14 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel
The Flint River Greenway is a scenic trail through the Hays Nature Preserve, a wooded area where deer, rabbits, birds and other wildlife are abundant. Here, you can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing,...
AL 1.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Although less than a mile long, the Gateway Greenway's location in downtown Huntsville means it offers many interesting and unique things to see and do. The trail begins in Veterans Park, dedicated to...
AL 0.7 mi Concrete
The Indian Creek Greenway, currently in two segments, runs along Huntsville's western border with the city of Madison. Future plans call for connecting the two segments and extending the trail north...
AL 3.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Little Cove Road Greenway begins at Hampton Cove Elementary in eastern Huntsville. Here, the trail connects to the Big Cove Creek Greenway, which can take you north along the scenic waterway, or...
AL 5 mi Asphalt
Mill Creek Greenway is a short hike-and-bike trail in Madison, Alabama, a city next door to Huntsville. The asphalt trail is just over a half-mile long and sits within Mill Creek Park. The trail is...
AL 0.6 mi Asphalt
Located in eastern Huntsville, the Old Railroad Bed Trail (also known as the Monte Sano Railroad Trail) boasts an intriguing history. In the late 1800s, as yellow fever raged in Atlanta, a hotel was...
AL 2 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Redstone Arsenal Fitness Trail is located on a U.S. Army base southwest of Huntsville. It circles part way around Madkin Mountain and is partially built on a former rail bed. There is a 1.5-mile...
AL 8.8 mi Asphalt
For pedestrians and cyclists, highways like I-565 are a no-go. Enter the Redstone Gateway Greenway (alternatively known as EUL greenway), a short and developing trail designed to connect destinations...
AL 0.5 mi Asphalt
A rugged trek through the North Georgia mountains, this 4.5-mile trail is ideally suited to hikers and mountain bikers. Despite its quiet, dense forest setting, the Simms Mountain Trail does pass...
GA 4.5 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand
This is a rolling paved trail that follows along the shoreline of Guntersville Lake and is alongside Sunset Drive. Some of the hills are a little long, but there are plenty of flat areas as well. The...
AL 3.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Tennessee River Greenway is a short, but scenic, route in southern Huntsville with a forested area on one side and the river on the other. The trailhead at Ditto Landing offers a great place to...
AL 1.4 mi Asphalt

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Recent Trail Reviews

Aldridge Creek Greenway

Great trail

November, 2020 by wcexwgsmc6

Went out roller skating on this trail starting at ditto landing and it was lots of fun. Great scenery by the river and then the trail all along the creek is full of other beautiful scenery’s. With the railroad passing up top, to the reasonably long straight aways where you can see the hills from a far beautiful flowers, and even the new homes make for a beautiful scene. It’s relatively flat and mostly concrete certain areas are asphalt and you might want bigger wheels for a smoother ride if on inline skates but other than that it’s smooth ride. Highly recommended and will definitely go again and explore even further north along the creek.

Chief Ladiga Trail

The trail is well maintained, relatively flat, and very very scenic once you get out of town. We'd definitely come again.

November, 2020 by dannice

The trail is well maintained, relatively flat, and very very scenic once you get out of town. We'd definitely come again.

Big Cove Creek Greenway

Great trail!

November, 2020 by machar

Trail is easy to find off main road in city with plenty of parking at trailhead. Thoroughly enjoyed our walk with our dog with most of the trail in shade. This trail connects to Hays Preserve and Flint River Greenway as well. This portion of the trail is marked for bikes on one side and walkers/runners on the other and you need to pay attention to that or get run over! But the trail is very wide and lots of room to get off in the grass if need be. Not a lot of benches to take a break and no restrooms until you get to Hays Preserve.

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Sunset Drive Trail

Awesome visit!

November, 2020 by machar

This trail is amazing! It is fully paved and is 3.7 miles along the gorgeous lakeshore of Guntersville Lake. Lots of areas to sit and picnic and watch the geese and ducks. You can even take a dip in the lake. Dog friendly(leashed, but they can splash in the lake). Our dog LOVED every bit of the walks and the water and geese! There is a farmer's market as well. Lots of parking at various points along the road and a huge playground/park for the kiddos. The city of Guntersville is very nice with lots of restaurants nearby. Be forewarned we did not see any public restrooms, but it looked like they were building some. There were port-a-potties at the public beach area.

Chief Ladiga Trail

First bike packing trip.

October, 2020 by amandanjim41215

Had a wonderful wonderful time on this trail! Great trail for first time long distance bikers like myself. My husband and I will be back to do the Silver Comet Trail all the way through the Chief Ladiga Trail.

Decatur Trail

it’s different

September, 2020 by steven.seidel33

We rode the part of this trail which leads from Wilson Morgan park to the Tennessee River. It goes through residential Decatur, mostly along sidewalks which parallel the roads. You must stop or slow continually for crossroads/curbs. The neighborhoods you ride through are sketchy with a lot of trash and poor upkeep. It’s certainly not scenic in any way until you reach the old downtown. Also, I’m several places it’s poorly marked or not marked at all.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Piedmont to the GA line

September, 2020 by swgross

A great ride with lots of shade and beautiful scenery. The trail only has slight inclines, so no big hills to climb and overall the trail is well kept. However, there are a few places where tree roots have lifted the asphalt - these were marked once but are hard to see until you’re right up on them. It was a very nice, relaxing day on a fairly easy trail.

Aldridge Creek Greenway

Easy, Scenic Trail...

August, 2020 by burniston2021

....start at Ditto Landing early Saturday morning and ride to St. Thomas Episcopal Church for their Saturday morning Farmer’s Market. Great scenery along the way. Wildflowers and small wildlife - honeysuckle along the creek banks and turtles sunning on the rocks.

Sunset Drive Trail

Nice View

August, 2020 by limeapples119

Beautiful view...I found this trail while searching for paved bike trails. It’s too short for trying to get high miles in but great for walking.

Mill Creek Greenway (AL)

Short, quiet, and beautiful

June, 2020 by hritter1

This greenway is only 0.5 miles long that runs along Mill Creek. It has an enclosed public dog park along the way which is very spacious for dogs of al sizes. The trail is paved and is very well taken care of with plenty of shade throughout. My kids and I enjoyed riding our bikes along it.

Indian Creek Greenway (AL)

Beautiful ride

June, 2020 by hritter1

Took my kids (4 and 9) for a bike ride along the trail and it was a smooth and beautiful scenic ride. Very enjoyable and easy.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Chief Ladiag Trail

April, 2020 by don_williamson

A great ride to the Georgia State Line. Great scenery along the way and about 3 miles from the Georgia State line is a nice little campground along a creek with bathhouse, campsites with tables and a lot of friendly folks. We started at Piedmont trailhead the first day and spent the night at the campground. The Chief Ladiaga campground is small but well kept. The bathhouse is clean and has basic tent sites. After breakfast we woke up and road to the Georgia state line and back to Piedmont the second day.
The trail does go through a few small towns with bike friendly restaurants. The trail has clean rest stops to refill water bottles and take a nap if needed. The only negative is the asphalt trail is somewhat rough in places. Tree roots have made unexpected ripples in the pavement and give you a surprise bump in the road on several segments of the trial. The closer to the state line you get the rougher it gets. Some bike trail angels have painted white lines onto of the roots to prevent accidents and it helps.
Other than a root little surprise every now and then it is still a well kept scenic route with bridges, farms and views to remember for a good days ride. Have fun

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