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Best Places for Hiking?

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Best Places for Hiking?

We're looking to take a weekend trip to Alabama to check it out and would love an area that we can hike (like through the forest) and do activities outside like that. Any suggestions on which area of Alabama would be best? Huntsville? Birmingham? Somewhere else?

Thanks,

Shawn

Millbrook, Alabama
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1. Re: Best Places for Hiking?

One of our state parks would be perfect for what you want to do. Some have lodges or cabins for rent. Go to www.alapark.com for information. Wheeler or Guntersville in north Alabama would be good options. Oak Mountain in Birmingham is a great park for hiking and biking, but I think you would need to stay in a motel nearby unless you are prepared to camp.

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2. Re: Best Places for Hiking?

My son lives in Huntsville. He said Monte Sano is an outstanding place to visit. Enjoy your trip.

http://www.alapark.com/montesano/

Arkansas Ozarks
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3. Re: Best Places for Hiking?

Ditto on Monte Sano -- great place to hike.

Wrightsville Beach...
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4. Re: Best Places for Hiking?

Thank you! We're heading there today!!

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5. Re: Best Places for Hiking?

And why has no one mentioned Rainbow Mtn, in Madison? That place is awesome to have in your backyard!

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