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Monte Sano State Park

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Address: 5105 Nolen Ave SE, Huntsville, AL 35801-1029
Phone Number: 256 534-3757
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Fantastic scenery

My daughter got married here, we still go up to hike and walk around. Nice campsite, planetarium, and playgrounds. Worth the visit to the top of the mountain!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Judy S
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter got married here, we still go up to hike and walk around. Nice campsite, planetarium, and playgrounds. Worth the visit to the top of the mountain!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabins are available to rent, although I've never used them. I go for the hiking/biking trails. The biking trails vary from a "famly trail" to very difficult. The park is well maintained and offers beautiful views of the surrounding areas. There is also a lodge and small amphitheater.

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Thank hawkdriver61
Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Campground is really good. Staff is friendly nd helpful. Beautiful views from mountain. Some tree branches could be trimmed for tall RVs.

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Owens Cross Roads
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a picnic at one of the Pavillons and went on a hike on one of the many hiking trails! Monte Sano park sits on top on Monte Sano Mountain, many of the trails are along Mountain ridges which have lots of wild life!

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Prattville, Alabama
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to come here 40 yrs ago as a kid and I was thrilled to see that it was just as I remembered. Even the old school playground equipment was the same, but still in working order. There are multiple trails to hike, bike or just roam. Pavilions are available for events and it is a picnic lover's dream.... More 

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Thank Jaws3MW
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We cherish each memory made within our park and are thrilled that you are continueing to make memories with your family at MSSP. More 

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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a wonderful place to do an easy hike. The view is beautiful. There is a nice, big playground too. There are some cabins down the road which you can stay in for a few days.

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Thank EHW24
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review! More 

Alabama
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend as little as an hour here or spend the day or even the night here! So many walking, hiking, biking, trails here to chose from. Easy to access and navigate the trails, and the rangers are excellent. Some trails and the trailhead offers some great views but be mindful that there are some more challenging trails to... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have an extra two or three hours this is the place for you! Went to the park and walk some of the trails and it was beautiful. Good place to take your dog also. Recommend you get a map for the trails as they are a little confusing if you don't know where you're going.

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Thank john o
Huntsville, Alabama
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another well kept secret in Huntsville Alabama.The scenic views are truly breath taking!!! Love the mountains!!! Sometimes you see fog coming up from the valley below.

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Thank mhavis1959
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

I love watching the fog from them over look in the park! Such a neat experience. I hope you and your friends and family with visit us again soon! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for a hike. Nice trails for hiking, running or biking. Get out before it gets hot and bring lots of water.

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Thank Greg12342014
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Hopefully the Fall will bring cooler temperatures for visitors who wish to enjoy the trails. More 

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