Gardendale, AL Bike Trails and Maps

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Length
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Buck Creek Greenway

1.1 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Enon Ridge Trail

1.1 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Five Mile Creek Greenway

5.5 mi
State: AL
Crushed Stone

High Ore Line Trail

3.1 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Hillsboro Trail

2 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

2.6 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Horse Creek Trail

3.2 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Jones Valley Trail

0.6 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Montevallo Greenway

2 mi
State: AL
Concrete, Dirt, Grass

Railroad Park Rail Trail

0.4 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Sumiton Trail

1 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Vulcan Trail

1 mi
State: AL
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Buck Creek Trail in Alabaster, Alabama is a quiet, natural retreat. The trail begins in Buck Creek Park and heads north through the woods to a depot parking lot, stretching for a total of one...
AL 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Enon Ridge Trail is part of a trail network called Red Rock Trails, a proposed collection of 750 miles of trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes across Jefferson County. This shaded trail sits close to...
AL 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Five Mile Creek Greenway which will eventually extend over 27 miles through Central Alabama, connecting the communities of Graysville, Brookside, Gardendale, Fultondale, Tarrant and Center...
AL 5.5 mi Crushed Stone
The High Ore Line Trail, which opened in 2016, is located in the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. The pathway offers a convenient and pleasant transportation option as it passes over...
AL 3.1 mi Asphalt
The Hillsboro Trail was built on a former railroad bed and features four tunnels and bridges along its route. The trail connects residential areas in Helena, Alabama, to each other and to schools, as...
AL 2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Homewood Shades Creek Greenway, also known as the Lakeshore Trail, will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling...
AL 2.6 mi Asphalt
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...
AL 3.2 mi Asphalt
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...
AL 0.6 mi Asphalt
A charming, natural surface trail that runs from Orr Park to Stephens Park in Montevallo, the Montevallo Greenway provides trail users with a great means of accessing the wooded creeks on the...
AL 2 mi Concrete, Dirt, Grass
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...
AL 0.4 mi Asphalt
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...
AL 1 mi Asphalt
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...
AL 1 mi Asphalt

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Trails by activity

Montevallo Greenway

AL - 2 miles

A charming, natural surface trail that runs from Orr Park to Stephens Park in Montevallo, the Montevallo Greenway provides trail users with a great means of accessing the wooded creeks on the...

Five Mile Creek Greenway

AL - 5.5 miles

The Five Mile Creek Greenway which will eventually extend over 27 miles through Central Alabama, connecting the communities of Graysville, Brookside, Gardendale, Fultondale, Tarrant and Center...

High Ore Line Trail

AL - 3.1 miles

The High Ore Line Trail, which opened in 2016, is located in the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. The pathway offers a convenient and pleasant transportation option as it passes over...

Railroad Park Rail Trail

AL - 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...

Accordion

Sumiton Trail

AL - 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...

Enon Ridge Trail

AL - 1.1 miles

The Enon Ridge Trail is part of a trail network called Red Rock Trails, a proposed collection of 750 miles of trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes across Jefferson County. This shaded trail sits close to...

Jones Valley Trail

AL - 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...

Vulcan Trail

AL - 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...

Horse Creek Trail

AL - 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...

Buck Creek Greenway

AL - 1.1 miles

The Buck Creek Trail in Alabaster, Alabama is a quiet, natural retreat. The trail begins in Buck Creek Park and heads north through the woods to a depot parking lot, stretching for a total of one...

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

AL - 2.6 miles

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway, also known as the Lakeshore Trail, will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling...

Hillsboro Trail

AL - 2 miles

The Hillsboro Trail was built on a former railroad bed and features four tunnels and bridges along its route. The trail connects residential areas in Helena, Alabama, to each other and to schools, as...

Vulcan Trail

AL - 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...

Five Mile Creek Greenway

AL - 5.5 miles

The Five Mile Creek Greenway which will eventually extend over 27 miles through Central Alabama, connecting the communities of Graysville, Brookside, Gardendale, Fultondale, Tarrant and Center...

Sumiton Trail

AL - 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...

Montevallo Greenway

AL - 2 miles

A charming, natural surface trail that runs from Orr Park to Stephens Park in Montevallo, the Montevallo Greenway provides trail users with a great means of accessing the wooded creeks on the...

Accordion

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

AL - 2.6 miles

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway, also known as the Lakeshore Trail, will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling...

Buck Creek Greenway

AL - 1.1 miles

The Buck Creek Trail in Alabaster, Alabama is a quiet, natural retreat. The trail begins in Buck Creek Park and heads north through the woods to a depot parking lot, stretching for a total of one...

Railroad Park Rail Trail

AL - 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...

Enon Ridge Trail

AL - 1.1 miles

The Enon Ridge Trail is part of a trail network called Red Rock Trails, a proposed collection of 750 miles of trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes across Jefferson County. This shaded trail sits close to...

Jones Valley Trail

AL - 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...

Horse Creek Trail

AL - 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...

High Ore Line Trail

AL - 3.1 miles

The High Ore Line Trail, which opened in 2016, is located in the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. The pathway offers a convenient and pleasant transportation option as it passes over...

Hillsboro Trail

AL - 2 miles

The Hillsboro Trail was built on a former railroad bed and features four tunnels and bridges along its route. The trail connects residential areas in Helena, Alabama, to each other and to schools, as...

High Ore Line Trail

AL - 3.1 miles

The High Ore Line Trail, which opened in 2016, is located in the southwestern outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. The pathway offers a convenient and pleasant transportation option as it passes over...

Horse Creek Trail

AL - 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...

Enon Ridge Trail

AL - 1.1 miles

The Enon Ridge Trail is part of a trail network called Red Rock Trails, a proposed collection of 750 miles of trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes across Jefferson County. This shaded trail sits close to...

Railroad Park Rail Trail

AL - 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...

Accordion

Jones Valley Trail

AL - 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...

Vulcan Trail

AL - 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...

Montevallo Greenway

AL - 2 miles

A charming, natural surface trail that runs from Orr Park to Stephens Park in Montevallo, the Montevallo Greenway provides trail users with a great means of accessing the wooded creeks on the...

Hillsboro Trail

AL - 2 miles

The Hillsboro Trail was built on a former railroad bed and features four tunnels and bridges along its route. The trail connects residential areas in Helena, Alabama, to each other and to schools, as...

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

AL - 2.6 miles

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway, also known as the Lakeshore Trail, will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling...

Five Mile Creek Greenway

AL - 5.5 miles

The Five Mile Creek Greenway which will eventually extend over 27 miles through Central Alabama, connecting the communities of Graysville, Brookside, Gardendale, Fultondale, Tarrant and Center...

Sumiton Trail

AL - 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...

Buck Creek Greenway

AL - 1.1 miles

The Buck Creek Trail in Alabaster, Alabama is a quiet, natural retreat. The trail begins in Buck Creek Park and heads north through the woods to a depot parking lot, stretching for a total of one...

Recent Trail Reviews

Five Mile Creek Greenway

Great trail!

September, 2020 by kadiewhatley

This is a great, flat, mostly shady trail, and way less busy than Red Mountain or Vulcan on the weekends. The whole family had fun. Dad pulled our 4 year old in the bike trailer, our 12 year old thought it was great, and I loved it. Highly recommend. About 10-11 miles round trip, and there’s a playground near the start of the trail, too.

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

Rode this trail last week. Quite a few people on the trail mainly walking but was still able to ride the bike without any slowdowns.

September, 2020 by mcmillan7

Rode this trail last week. Quite a few people on the trail mainly walking but was still able to ride the bike without any slowdowns.

Vulcan Trail

Rode this trail last week. 1st mile is asphalt, 2nd is packed gravel (depending on which end you start) nice trail, ample amount of shade, great views of the city.

September, 2020 by mcmillan7

Rode this trail last week. 1st mile is asphalt, 2nd is packed gravel (depending on which end you start) nice trail, ample amount of shade, great views of the city.

Accordion

High Ore Line Trail

Rode my bike here a few weeks ago. Only a few people on the trail that day. Some shady areas to help stay cool from the sun. A little elevation just to make the ride worthwhile. Very enjoyable trail for a bike ride.

September, 2020 by mcmillan7

Rode my bike here a few weeks ago. Only a few people on the trail that day. Some shady areas to help stay cool from the sun. A little elevation just to make the ride worthwhile. Very enjoyable trail for a bike ride.

High Ore Line Trail

Rode my bike on this trail a few weeks ago. Very few people on the trail that day. Has areas with shade.

September, 2020 by mcmillan7

Rode my bike on this trail a few weeks ago. Very few people on the trail that day. Has areas with shade.

BMRR South Trail

Sometimes you don't know how intense of a hike you prefer until you're there. About a half mile in, there's a trail up to the top of the mountain. Stay on the flat, gravel trail if you're not feeling it.

August, 2020 by cartervbutler

Sometimes you don't know how intense of a hike you prefer until you're there. About a half mile in, there's a trail up to the top of the mountain. Stay on the flat, gravel trail if you're not feeling it.

Horse Creek Trail

Weekend Wonder

August, 2020 by ltwinc

This was our first time biking on a trail (we’ve walked several). It’s a Saturday in August and there was lots of foliage to provide shade. Pretty flowers, charming benches and lots to see. The chickens tried to take over the path, but we prevailed. The golf course has a tall fence to protect people on the trail. Walkers and joggers were super polite and friendly about moving when we came through and everyone social distanced. It was a great ride to build my confidence.

Bessemer Rail Trail

great short trail

August, 2020 by foxydivakey

Love this little hidden jewel, nice semi shady paved trail with benches along the way..

Five Mile Creek Greenway

Great trail - flat, shaded, easy-to-ride. Tiny gravel that is very navigable on most bikes. I rode my mountain bike and it was awesome!

July, 2020 by karenthrelkeld

Great trail - flat, shaded, easy-to-ride. Tiny gravel that is very navigable on most bikes. I rode my mountain bike and it was awesome!

Five Mile Creek Greenway

Nice Trail

June, 2020 by spuled

First time to bike this trail. This was only my second time to ride this year. Not a bad trail. Mostly flat. A couple of very tiny inclines. Humidity was very high today so not the best but the shaded trail helps a little. Make sure you have plenty of water to carry with you. Pretty active trail. Walkers and bikers but mostly bikers. If it were asphalt I would give it 5 stars. First time to ride gravel trail. Personally, I like paved trails

Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

Great Family Trail

May, 2020 by jdbutero

Just enough inline and decline to give a good workout. Wonderful trail for family riding.

Five Mile Creek Greenway

Awesome trail!!

May, 2020 by hp981234

Great for beginners and no big hills throughout the whole trail. Great shaded areas, great stopping points with benches, awesome width for riding side-by-side or in a group, gravel is packed tightly which makes the ride easier, and easily seen mile marker displays! Highly recommend this trail!!

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