Posts tagged with: North Alabama Birding Trail

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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38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer

38 Free Things to Do in Huntsville this Summer Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to accurately reflect 2018 events and activities. 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 […]

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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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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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