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Hike at Bradford Creek Greenway

Bradford Creek Greenway (Heritage Elementary School entrance) 11775 County Line Rd., Madison, AL, United States

(Easy / 1.5 hours or so / around 2 miles)  Come out with us as we walk part of the Bradford Creek Greenway.  We’ll start at the trailhead by Heritage Elementary School and head south for just about a mile or so.  The greenway is paved and wide, so this is the perfect walk for […]

Haiku Hike at Hickory Cove Nature Preserve

Hickory Cove Nature Preserve 1500 Trailhead Main St, Huntsville, Alabama

Hosted in partnership with WLRH (Moderate / about 2 hours / around 2 miles) Discover nature and poetry with the Land Trust and WLRH! Take a hike at the Land Trust's newest nature preserve - Hickory Cove Nature Preserve in Huntsville. Along the way, let this beautiful forest mountainside provide creative inspiration. At the end of […]

Weekend Wanderings at Green Mountain

Green Mountain Nature Preserve (Riverview Trailhead)

Weekend Wanderings, our program for young hikers (ages 6-12 years with accompanying adult), highlights a different Land Trust preserve each month, providing participants with a variety of opportunities to explore, develop some new skills, and learn about the natural environment. March’s Wander will be at the Green Mountain Nature Preserve, and we’ll be exploring the […]

Hike at Chapman Mountain

Chapman Mountain Nature Preserve

(Moderate / Around 1.5 hours / About 2 miles)  Enjoy some GREEN with a St. Patrick’s weekend hike on Chapman Mountain Nature Preserve, one of our most popular preserves! For this hike, your hike leader will take the group through the “flat” part of the preserve, exploring the Driskell and Chasco Trails as well as […]

Hiking 101 at Monte Sano Nature Preserve

Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Bankhead Trailhead) 2442 Bankhead Parkway, Huntsville, AL, United States

Want to get into hiking but not sure where to start? Or do you simply want to learn how to be better prepared for your next hike? Join Marcus Woolf, local author of Hiking Huntsville guidebooks, for an introduction to hiking that will cover what to bring, how to prepare for your hike, trail etiquette, […]

Foraging Hike at Bethel Spring

Bethel Spring Nature Preserve 2641 Cherry Tree Road, Gurley, AL, United States

(A bit more than moderately difficult / Around 3 hours / 2 miles or so)   Spring is here, and with it are a host of newly emerged plants for you to learn about.  Forager Casey Lanier has led outings at Bethel Spring during other times of the year, and it will be interesting to get […]

Hike at Monte Sano Nature Preserve

Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Cleermont Trailhead) 500 Cleermont Drive, Huntsville, AL, United States

(Moderate / 1.5 hours / About 2 miles) Fagan Creek is beautiful any time of the year, and March is no exception.  Join us for a walk through the woods as we enjoy the wildflowers found in this area of the preserve.  The route for this hike will start at Cleermont Trailhead and head east […]

Members-only Owl Prowl at Monte Sano

Monte Sano Nature Preserve (Bankhead Trailhead) 2442 Bankhead Parkway, Huntsville, AL, United States

(Moderate / Up to 1.5 hours of hiking / About 2 miles) Owls are one of the most fascinating creatures in the forest (according to us, anyway), and this hike exclusively available for Land Trust members is an opportunity to learn a bit more about them as well as go out and listen for them. […]

Take a Walk in the Park at Cane Creek Canyon

Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve 251 Loop Rd, Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States

Cane Creek Canyon is beautiful any time of the year, but the spring season is spectacular! While the beauty of this preserve is more than enough, if you’re looking for yet another reason to spend some time at Cane Creek Canyon, March 30th is National Take a Walk in the Park Day. Come out and […]

Hike at Harvest Square

Harvest Square Nature Preserve 111 Allyson Sadie Boulevard, Harvest, AL, United States

(Easy / Around 1 hour / 1.75 miles) For National Take a Walk in the Park Day, why not take a walk in one of the Land Trust’s most park-like preserves? While the exact route of the hike will be determined by the leader, participants will see nearly the entire preserve with the exception of […]