Posts tagged with: Monte Sano Mountain

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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Getting schooled: Amos’ pet-friendly picks

Getting schooled: Amos’ pet-friendly picks

  To my fellow dogs finally getting a turn on the computer while their hairless packmates aren’t home –   Well, school has started back, and once again, I’m not allowed to go. I just think maybe I should go to school; so many puppy-humans do, and most puppy humans like me. They would be […]

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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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Attraction PRO-Tips: Burritt on the Mountain

Attraction PRO-Tips: Burritt on the Mountain

Attraction PRO-Tips Series: Each month, we bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions. By Rebecca Hitt   As I walk towards the doorway, I stop and close my eyes, soaking in all around me. I can feel the warmth of the sunlight kiss the skin across my nose. The […]

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Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have decided […]

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Monte Sano State Park: Gorgeous views, hiking, biking and more

Monte Sano State Park: Gorgeous views, hiking, biking and more

  Rising over 1600 feet above downtown Huntsville, Alabama is the southern Appalachian peak of Monte Sano. One of North Alabama’s natural treasures, thousands of acres are preserved for nature and recreation thanks to the Land Trust of North Alabama and Monte Sano State Park. Monte Sano State Park offers 14 miles of trails contained […]

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Coming to Huntsville? Bring your running gear!

  Sometime in the recent past, my family had the opportunity to move to New Hampshire. An opportunity we passed on for several reasons, not the least of which being that we couldn’t give up the comparatively mild winters we enjoy here in Huntsville. My family does a lot outdoors, even in the winter, because […]

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More than Rockets: My Madison County w/ Ashley Ryals

More than Rockets: My Madison County w/ Ashley Ryals

Now don’t get me wrong by the title of this blog. I love the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. In fact, I recently stopped in to show-off the great big rocket with my friend Jaqueline who was visiting from New York City. Not to mention, my brilliant sister-in-law Courteney, is a rocket scientist…so I know […]

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