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Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain

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Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great little South Huntsville gem

This is such a calm, pretty place to visit. Parking is easy, the trail is about 2 miles, I think... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole G
Madison, Alabama, United States
peaceful place to visit

Nice quiet place to take a hike and things to see such as a chapel, school room, etc. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Denise P
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“covered bridge”(63 reviews)
“log cabin”(12 reviews)
Madison County Nature Trail The Madison County Nature Trail was constructed beginning in 1974 with completion in 1975. The construction was financed jointly by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Madison County Commission...more
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5000 Nature Trail Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803-3802
+1 256-883-9501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is such a calm, pretty place to visit. Parking is easy, the trail is about 2 miles, I think? and pretty walkable for most folks. I took my 70 year old parents, and they were fine. Our three year old can walk it in...More

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice quiet place to take a hike and things to see such as a chapel, school room, etc. There are ducks to feed and a picnic shelter. Chairs to sit by the lake. Very nice place to just enjoy nature and peace.

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the nature trail on a Saturday morning. Had a great time. Anybody interested in beautiful nature photography should check this out. A real hidden Gem in South Huntsville!

Thank john o
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to go hiking at any time of year. Pleasant areas to enjoy whether at the picnic area, in a rocking chair, at the little chapel, on the bridge, or sitting in the outside classroom. Bring your well behaved dogs too. Great place for...More

Thank Karol2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually enough parking, though on busy days, that might be in the adjacent field. Free to get in though they accept donations. Clean and well maintained restrooms at the pavilion. Bags to pick up after dogs are available. Sinks and water fountains available at pavilion....More

Thank Farrell R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited often through the years Great place for an outside day, whether picnicing or just for a hike with your dog or your grandchildren. We even held a wedding there.

Thank makeyourdreams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful walking trail with wonderful scenery. Highly recommend taking your camera and snapping a few shots.

Thank dchassell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here before school got out and had the whole place to myself. There is an easy trail that loops around the lake that is shaded and goes over a covered bridge. There was a log cabin, a little outdoor chapel, and lots of geese...More

Thank pgamma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little trail walk and so peaceful up there. I have been going her ever since I was just a little one.

Thank dartgirl70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is pleasant place to visit and hike. And there was a group singing gospel music at the pavilion on Sunday morning.

Thank Donald H
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Rita B
18 May 2017|
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Response from Bobby C | Property representative |
Yes, you can reserve the Pavilion and/or Chapel. If you have a date in mind, give us a call @ 256-883-9501.Thanks. Bobby Cobb / Park Manager
Tracey C
27 September 2016|
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Response from DixieBelle71 | Reviewed this property |
Tracy has made some great suggestions. My only word of advice is that there is some major construction going on right by both of these hotels. There is a Hampton Inn in Hampton Cove which is over Hwy 431 mountain. While... More
9 July 2016|
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Response from aislling | Reviewed this property |
I agree, it actually depends where in Madison youre headed, since Madison is quite spread out. It can be anywhere from a 20 to 30 minute trip to 45 minutes, just depends on traffic and where your headed. The Madison Hospital... More