Rattlesnake Ridge Trail

Alabama

Rattlesnake Ridge Trail Facts

States: Alabama
Counties: Baldwin
Length: 1.6 miles
Trail end points: City Hall, off Highway 161 and Twin Bridges Trail, Gulf State Park
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 7222574
Trail activities: Bike, Walking

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Rattlesnake Ridge Trail Description

The Rattlesnake Ridge Trail is one of six in the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trails network that run through one of Alabama's most popular parks, Gulf State Park on the Gulf of Mexico. At its western end, it connects to the others via the Twin Bridges Trail.

The paved pathway begins behind the City Hall complex and travels southwest toward Little Lake through pine woods, scrub oaks and palmettos. Keep your eyes open for wildlife, such as deer, tortoises, armadillos and lizards in the dense undergrowth.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking can be found on the eastern end of the trail at the City Hall complex (4099 Orange Beach Boulevard).

Rattlesnake Ridge Trail Reviews

This is such a great place to bike! I rode this trail in August and September 2016. The sky is beautiful and even when it rained, it felt good. I love how it connects to the larger trail which also connects to many others. So much to enjoy on these trails! Has more resting areas than any of the trails I've been on. Highly recommend!

Great interaction with the other trails, you can mix and match your length, nice to get off the beach and walk on harder surfaces. Very well kept.

This connects with a series of trails of equal quality. Don't let the short distance fool you. I easily put in a 15mile workout. Pavement was incredible. This portion is dead straight with no interruptions for top speeds.

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