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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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Must see for a trip to Huntsville

Monte Sano State Park is one of the best places I have ever found for a picnic and I have lived in many different states. It's clean, family friendly, safe, large pavilions you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Monte Sano State Park is one of the best places I have ever found for a picnic and I have lived in many different states. It's clean, family friendly, safe, large pavilions you can rent, BBQ grills, hiking, enough space to place ball, beautiful scenery and a little cooler in the summer than in the valley.

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dieterbear
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Was a nice view would like to comeback when I have time time to walk some trails. The cabins were cool obviously old. I only drive through with some friends but looks like a nice place to camp. Issue an RV park and cabins. Looked like lots of walking trails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

i did the bluff for about two hours and i could of still kept going many trails and very nice, great for the dogs it was muddy so i would say go when there has not been much rain

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Opelika
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

An amazing view over "smoky mountains" without the travel to Gatlinburg. The cabins were built with rock and stone gathered from the area. I enjoyed walking around our cabin and seeing the evidence of how old the stone actually is.

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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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Bug Tussle
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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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