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Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain

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Like being in a different world

I've been going to the nature trail for over 30 years. I took my children and now I take my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice recreation area

I've been going to Green Mt trail for over 30 years. It is a great place for a short hike around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntsville, Alabama
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“covered bridge”(64 reviews)
“log cabin”(12 reviews)
“picnic tables”(15 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 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the nature trail for over 30 years. I took my children and now I take my grandchildren. Up on that mountain it's like being in another world and leaving your worries below in town. It's a great place for kids to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Green Mt trail for over 30 years. It is a great place for a short hike around the lake. I enjoyed studying on the pier when I was much younger on a nice fall day. It's a good place to take...More

Thank voordev
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Basically a trail around the water. Nice 1.5 miles with a few small inclines. If you don't want to be too close to others, this may not be your choice. Great to bring kiddos. Pack a lunch. Plenty of places to sit. It does have...More

Thank Chrissie P
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a nice approx 1.2 mile easy walk. The path is well marked, and the trees, lake, covered bridge and buildings along the route are pretty. Plenty of places to stop and rest during the walk. Great time if you are looking for a...More

Thank johnb12330
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This place is great for relaxing in rocker by the pond, or going on a hike around the pond. It’s beautiful, serene and lovely.

Thank Cristi G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Was in area during cool days we had in August . It is so quiet here ,easy walking trails ,no steep climbs least on one we took , or just sit watch birds on the lake . Will return when get leaf change

Thank d f
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Have you been looking for a place to get away from the noise of city, a place where you can sit and enjoy the beauty of nature. Or maybe you want to take a nice walk in the cool of a mountain and enjoy the...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We never knew this place existed until today and it was a very nice place to walk the trails and enjoy nature. The lake is peacedul. We liked how there were some points of interest along the trek such as the chapel, a log cabin...More

Thank KevinJexplore98
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I love it here! So peaceful and beautiful. The hiking is fairly easy so no worries about a hard climb. The lake is gorgeous and there are several picnic tables. The bathrooms onsite are adequate for their intended purpose. The drive up Green mountain is...More

Thank kopter_doctor
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

So many tiny frogs for my son to catch & we always enjoy feeding the giant turtles & catfish on the bridge

Thank Gary C
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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
26 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
8 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