Posts tagged with: Hays Nature Preserve

#iHeartHsv Love Through the Lens

#iHeartHsv Love Through the Lens

  In Huntsville and Madison County, we have some incredible scenery, whether it is our downtown or the nature surrounding us. Here, we have a collection of beautiful photos of some of our favorite places in Huntsville to photograph. Share with us your favorite Huntsville spots to capture behind the lens!         […]

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Birding in Huntsville & Madison County

Birding in Huntsville & Madison County

  If you like listening and watching birds, Huntsville has a lot to offer.  Madison County alone hosts 3 locations on the North Alabama Birding Trail. Here are locations and tips for Birding in Huntsville & Madison County!   Birding in Huntsville & Madison County Monte Sano State Park All 2,140 acres of Monte Sano State […]

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Get your winter hike on at Hays Nature Preserve

Get your winter hike on at Hays Nature Preserve

This is part one, in a two part series, on winter hiking options in Huntsville/Madison County. Read part two on winter hiking at Green Mountain at Madison County Nature Trail here.   Winter has arrived and there’s no better time to lace up your hiking shoes or pump up the bike tires and get outdoors in […]

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Float the Flint River: Tips for kayaking, canoeing and floating in Huntsville’s Flint River

Float the Flint River:  Tips for kayaking, canoeing and floating in Huntsville’s Flint River

Flint River floating  Just because summer is almost over, (sad, we know) doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy one of the best outdoor relaxation methods. With the beginning of September looking as warm as August, you still have time to squeeze in some relaxing fun before fall turns on us and goes from comfortable to cold. […]

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38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

Sometimes we think in order to have a little fun, we have to spend, spend, spend to have a good time. Well, you and your wallet are in luck because we have come up with a list of fun things to do in Huntsville for $0.00. (No, you don’t need glasses, and that’s not a typo). […]

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Bike the Mountains of Huntsville: 5 must-try locations

Bike the Mountains of Huntsville: 5 must-try locations

By Nicole Castle Brookus Coming to Huntsville?  You’re going to want to bring your mountain bike. With both Wade Mountain and Monte Sano Mountain in our backyard, Madison County offers mountain bike trails that please riders with novice through elite skill sets.  Most of our trails are shady and cool. All are beautiful. Wade Mountain […]

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9 Places to Get your Hike on in the Huntsville/Madison County Area

9 Places to Get your Hike on in the Huntsville/Madison County Area

By Nicole Castle Brookus North Alabama is an outdoorsman’s paradise.  From mountains to swamps to rivers, we have it all, and much of it is accessible right here in and around Huntsville.  If you want to get out and stretch your legs in a natural setting, here’s a roundup of 9 exceptional places to get […]

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