Posts tagged with: Land Trust of North Alabama

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Huntsville Spring Break is a time when the weather starts warming up, the kids are out of school, and they are ready to go! Huntsville is a fantastic option for spending a few days on Spring Break. Here are 5 reasons Rocket City Mom thinks you should choose the […]

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Dog’s Vacation Guide for Huntsville

Dog’s Vacation Guide for Huntsville

Man’s Best Friend in Rocket City Hey dogs, got your leash and bowl packed for a vacation in Alabama?  Be sure to bring your paws to Madison County where you can indulge your wild side or your belly, both in the same day! Click here for a list of pet friendly hotels in Huntsville! Canine […]

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Best Winter Activities in Huntsville

Best Winter Activities in Huntsville

A fall chill is in the air, but this is still the sunny South.  Winter arrives reluctantly and usually stays mild, so we don’t hibernate in Madison County!  There are lots of things to do all winter in our backyard. Get Yourself Outside Whether you want to hike, bike, run, or stroll, Madison County offers […]

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Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

A Hike Back in Time Among the trees on Monte Sano’s southern slope is a natural spring that marks the spot where the Civil War officially ended in North Alabama. Trough Springs, located along Trough Springs Trail on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve, is the site of surrender for Lt. […]

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Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves

Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves

Huntsville’s Historic Three Caves Just two miles from downtown Huntsville, tucked inside a residential area, you’ll find an interesting remnant of local history. Three Caves sits among the trees on Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve. Despite its name, it’s actually not a cave at all but a former limestone mine, originally […]

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Explore Huntsville’s Chapman Mountain Nature Trail

Explore Huntsville’s Chapman Mountain Nature Trail

Huntsville’s Newest Nature Preserve Now Open The Land Trust of North Alabama has done it again, recently opening the new 371 acre Chapman Mountain Nature Preserve just a few miles northeast of downtown Huntsville.  The Preserve currently offers 3 miles of trails with 10 miles of trails planned, along with a disc golf course, camping, […]

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5 Things to Bring on Your Trip to Huntsville!

5 Things to Bring on Your Trip to Huntsville!

Five Things to Bring When You Travel to Huntsville “Preparation is the key to success,” Alexander Graham Bell once said, and though he probably wasn’t packing for a trip to Huntsville when he said it, it would have been no less true if he were.* The first step in a great trip is in how […]

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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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