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Monte Sano State Park

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Address: 5105 Nolen Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone Number: 256 534-3757
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A walk on the mountain

Great hiking trails. Most people would not believe this is Alabama with the vistas. We enjoyed the picnic shelters. The cabins look like they would be fun to try on a cool... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great hiking trails. Most people would not believe this is Alabama with the vistas. We enjoyed the picnic shelters. The cabins look like they would be fun to try on a cool autumn night with a fire.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Drove over to hike and geocache. So many trails and all with history. The views are second to none! The drive up and down are also very beautiful. The bike trails are everywhere! Very well maintained and so very many geocaches! The stone cabins look inviting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The view of the city is great. A nice asset to an otherwise mediocre city. We'll MISS the Fog Cutter Restaurant with the fog horn at the maitre d's desk.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Monte Sano is my breath of fresh air and outdoor therapy. I love running the trails, feeling energized and just enjoying the wonders of nature.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The park is beautiful, well preserved with cabins, horse stables, hiking trails, and a new building that can be reserved for gatherings, weddings, reunions, and other things. There is camping, barbecue pits, picnic tables, and restrooms, water fountains, overlooks, and playground equipment. There is a small fee. Recommend it.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We used the primitive camp site and really enjoyed our weekend. The bathrooms were surprisingly clean! The only negative I had was in regards to the cub scout group that was staying a couple of sites down from us. The children were running wild and the adults were blind. I mentioned going to speak with a park ranger and I... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place is a must, i loved the trails, it was wonderful to just take in all the wonderful sites of this place. Please get out there and enjoy.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great campground, close to 5 points and downtown restaurants. Sites are spaced good and all have fire pits. Only some of the sites have sewer, but the dump sites are convenient.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stay here on our way to ark. To visit family. Very nice place to spend a couple days after being on the road. Motorcycle friendly camp ground for $65 a night. Great views and hiking. Country store at bottom of the mountain

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We popped into the park for a quick look around, just to see what it was all about. It offers stunning overlooks and miles hiking and mountain biking trails. We took a quick hike to the Japanese Tea Garden, which features a quaint pagoda in the middle of the woods. We can't wait to return for a long weekend to... More 

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