Madison County Nature Trail

County:  

Madison

City:  

Huntsville

Location:  

Green Mountain

Description:  

1.5 mile pedestrian trail located on Green Mountain . One half mile of the trail is designated a Braille/classroom trail. The trail meanders around and crosses portions of Sky Lake. Alabama's largest and oldest Elm Tree can be found along the trail.

Map Links:  

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Trail Website:  

Madison County Nature Trail

Total Miles:  

1.5 miles

Surface Type:  

- Dirt

Primary Use:  

Hiking, Walking,

Trail Hours:  

- 7am till 30 minutes prior to sunset

Special Features:  

- Small lake, chapel, covered bridge

Directions to Trail:  

I-565 exit onto South Memorial Parkway (HWY.231/431); left Weatherly Road; right on Bailey Cove Road. Go about 1.3 miles and turn left on Green Mountain Road. Go to the top of the mountain and turn right on Shawdee Rd. Go 1.3 miles and turn on right on Nature Trail Road.

Trail Restrictions:  

Latitude:  

34.598906     

Longitude:  

-86.518567

Trail Amenities

Trail Restrooms:  

Yes -

Picnic Area:  

Yes -

Group Pavilion:  

Yes -

Other Facilities:  

30 acres of undeveloped area, scenic overlooks, a 16 acre lake, chapel, covered bridge, log cabin and outdoor classrooms.

Trail User Fee:  

No

Handicap Accessibility?

Trailhead:  

Yes

Trail Segments:  

No

Entire Trail:  

No

Who’s responsible for Trail?

Organization:  


    Madison County Commission

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