Map of bike paths / walking paths in Birmingham, AL


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama map area

Birmingham, Alabama

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Black Creek Park Trail

Black Creek Park's Rails to Trails - Fultondale

Crestwood Park Trail

Dorothy Spears Greenway

East Lake Park Trail

Ensley Park Trail

Hillsboro Trail

Horse Creek Trail

Norwood Boulevard Trail

Shades Valley Greenway

Railroad Park Trail

Ross Bridge Parkway Multi-Use Path

Vulcan Trail

Birmingham is located near the middle of the State of Alabama. The city is home the the University of Alabama Birmingham.

The Birmingham area has a number of paved recreational trails for bicycle riding, walking and running.

Railroad Park

Railroad Park is a 19-acre park located along 1st Avenue S., between 14th and 18th Streets in the Downtown Birmingham area. The park has a network of paved walking paths. The park is situated next to Regions Field and is is to the north of the UAB campus.

Vulcan Trail

The Vulcan Trail is a 1-mile long paved pathway located to the west of Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard S. The Vulcan Park and Museum is located at the east end of the trail.

Shades Valley Greenway

The Shades Valley Greenway is a 3-mile long paved pathway located adjacent to Lakeshore Driver between Columbiana Road and Montgomery Parkway. The trail goes past Homewood High School and the Brookwood Village shopping area.

Horse Creek Trail

Horse Creek Trail is a 3.2-mile long paved pathway located between the communities of Dora and Sumiton to the north of Birmingham. The route of the trail includes forested areas away from streets and traffic.

Black Creek Park's Rails to Trails - Fultondale

The Black Creek's Park Rails to Trails is a 3.5-mile long unpaved path located in Fultondale, to the north of Birmingham. The trail spans between Black Creek Park on Yarbourough Road near Highway 31 to Shady Grove Road. The trail follows the route of an abandonded railroad right-of-way and wanders through the forested areas away from roads and traffic. Black Creek itself takes a meadering route adjacent to the trail.

The Black Creek's Park Rails to Trails goes past the Black Creek Children's Park and Dog Park on the west side of Highway 31. The trail goes under Interstate 65 then takes a remote route through the woods.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Alabama

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Alabama.