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Hike the Land Trust Challenge: Monte Sano – Bluff Line
October 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
(Moderate / 3.5 hours / 5.6 miles) Follow our series of guided hikes throughout the entire year as we cover all of the Land Trust’s public trails! We’ll start with the easiest routes and increase our difficulty and distance along the way. Beginning from Bankhead Trailhead, we’ll hike up a short piece of Tollgate Trail to the beginning of Bluff Line Trail and follow that for about 1.6 miles until you reach Wagon Trail. After about 1.5 miles heading south, Wagon Trail ends at Young-Kennedy, which turns you back heading the opposite direction across the preserve. In about 1.3 miles, you’ll reach Wagon Trail again, though this is a different section. Then start your return to the trailhead with some trail hopping from Wildflower to Fagan Spring and finally Alms House. It’s a winding route but you’ll see the bulk of the central portion of Monte Sano Nature Preserve along the way!
Location: Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Bankhead Trailhead) – 2442 Bankhead Pkwy NE, Huntsville, AL 35801