Nature: Hiking, Biking & More

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville As the weather cools off and the leaves begin to change, everyone is excited about spending the crisp fall days outdoors. And it’s the perfect time of year to move your workouts into the sunshine and enjoy the changing scenery as your cardio kicks in. […]

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Spend Your Labor Day in Huntsville/Madison County

Spend Your Labor Day in Huntsville/Madison County

  It’s 4:30 p.m. on a work day. Your eyes glance at the clock. You slowly gaze over the pile of work sitting on your desk; you sigh. Then – a ray of light. You see a date circled on your calendar. It appears to be a holiday. But, could it be? Yes, it could […]

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Summer Hiking at Blevins Gap

Summer Hiking at Blevins Gap

  Summer Hiking at Blevins Gap One of the many great properties managed by the Land Trust of North Alabama, Blevins Gap Nature Preserve features 10.5 miles of trails and preserves 971 acres on the Cumberland Plateau.  Nature lovers will enjoy meandering through the southern Appalachian oak-hickory forest, and local history buffs will note that […]

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Summer Hikes: Wade Mountain

Summer Hikes: Wade Mountain

  Summer Hikes on Wade Mountain Perched to the north above Huntsville is the Land Trust of North Alabama property of Wade Mountain. With over 800 acres and 11 miles of trails open to hikers, bikers and horseback riding, Wade Mountain offers trails of all types, from a paved greenway to rough rocky climbs.   […]

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Hike Huntsville: Land Trust Guided Hikes

Hike Huntsville: Land Trust Guided Hikes

  Whether you are new to the over 65 miles of Land Trust of North Alabama hiking trails or want to explore them more deeply, the spring Guided Hike Series is for you.  All hikes are free and you do not need to be a Land Trust member to join in the fun.     […]

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Best Things to Do With Your Best Friend in Huntsville

Best Things to Do With Your Best Friend in Huntsville

  Looking to plan the perfect afternoon with your best friends in the Rocket City? Trying to come up with an activity that everyone in your group can enjoy? If so, you’re in luck! Whatever you’re planning, Huntsville has plenty of activities for an outing with your friends. We’ve got the ultimate guide for crafting […]

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A Stroll Off the Beaten Path: Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary

A Stroll Off the Beaten Path: Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary

  A Stroll Off the Beaten Path A short distance from the popular Hays Nature Preserve is its lesser known sibling, the Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary.  Located along the Flint River in southeast Huntsville, the Sanctuary is 375 acres of wetlands and bottomland hardwood forest with scenic clearings and adjacent farmland.  With 3 miles of wide, […]

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Bat Cave at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Bat Cave at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

To the Bat Cave Part of the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge system, Sauta Cave is home to an estimated 300,000-400,000 endangered Gray and Indiana bats.  Located on 264 acres of hardwood forest and adjacent to a wide section of Sauty Creek, these bats emerge nightly during the warm seasons and consume a BILLION insects each night. […]

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VLOG: Dog-Friendly Activities in Huntsville!

VLOG: Dog-Friendly Activities in Huntsville!

  Dogs are man’s best friend, and who wouldn’t want to go out and do fun things with their best friend? Madison County is a very dog-friendly place, and in this video I’ll show you some of my favorite things to do with my pooch.   Visit a Dog Park Madison County hosts several off-leash […]

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[VLOG]: Staying Cool in Huntsville

[VLOG]: Staying Cool in Huntsville

      Hi guys! Katie here again. It’s no secret that Alabama summers are hot, but who wants to spend the whole season indoors? I know I sure don’t. In this video, I’ll show you a few ways to keep you staying cool in the Huntsville heat that don’t involve staying inside.   Suzy’s […]

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