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Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Huntsville, AL area

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

Huntsville, Alabama map area

Huntsville, Alabama

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Aldridge Creek Greenway

Atwood Linear Park Trail

Big Cove Creek Greenway

Bradford Creek Trail

Flint River Greenway

Gateway Greenway

Huntville Botanical Garden Trail

Indian Creek Greenway

Little Cove Road Greenway

Mill Creek Greenway

Redstone Arsenal Trail

Richard Martin Trail

Tennessee River Greenway

Wade Mountain Greenway

Huntsville is located just north of the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama. The city is located along the Tennessee River and along the southern edge of the Appalachian Mountains. Other communities in this area include Athens, Decatur, Madison and Owens Cross Roads.

The Huntsville area has numerous paved recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking. Many of these trails are located alongside creeks away from traffic and congestion. Huntsville has plans to extend many of these existing trails to create an interconnecting network.

Aldridge Creek Greenway

The Aldridge Creek Greenway is a 5.5-mile long paved pathway located on the south side of the Huntsville area. The trail spans between Willow Park on Baley Cove Road to Ditto Landing along the Tennessee River. The trail has underpasses for many of the major roadways and has access paths that lead into local neighborhoods.

The Aldridge Creek Greenway wanders along the natural areas and greenspaces alongside the creek. The trail goes past several parks and other points of interest, including Willow Park, Ken Johnston Park, Challenger Elementary School, McGucken Park, Oakhurst Park, Astro Dog Park, Jones Valley and Ditto Landing.

The Aldridge Creek Greenway allows a connection to the Tennessee River Greenway at Ditto Landing. This area is located along Hobbs Island Road to the east of Highway 231.

Atwood Linear Park Greenway

The Atwood Linear Park Greenway is a mile long and is lcoated alongside Aldridge Creek between 4 Mile Post Road and Mira Vista Drive. This area is located 4 miles south of Downtown Huntsville and east of Highway 231.

Big Cove Creek Greenway

The Big Cove Greenway is a 3-mile long paved pathway located to the east of Highway 431 and to either side of Old Highway 431, about 8 miles southeast of Downtown Huntsville. The trail wanders through the natural areas alongside Big Cove Creek and is located away from traffic adjacent to residential neighborhoods.

The Big Cove Greenway connects to the Little Cove Greenway at Old Highway 431. At its south end, the Big Cove Creek Greenway also connects to the Flint River Trail

Flint River Greenway

The Flint River Greenway is a 1.8-mile long paved pathway located to the east of Highway 431 and south of Old Highway 431. The trail connects to the Big Cove Creek Greenway at the Flint River then heads to the east going through the Hays Nature Preserve.

Gateway Greenway

The Gateway Greenway is a system of paved pathways located on the north side of Downtown Huntsville near Old Town. The trails span between Church Street NW and Pratt Avenue NE and wander past the Lydia Gold Skatepark, Huntsville Dogspot, Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial, Huntsville Railroad Museum and the Roundhouse.

Indian Creek Greenway

There are two separate completed sections that make up the Indian Creek Greenway. The northern section is 0.8-miles of paved pathway located north of University Drive and west of Providence Main Street NW. The southern section is 3-mile of paved pathways located north of Madison Pike and east of Slaughter Road. The southern section goes through Creekwood Park and past Columbia High School

Little Cove Road Greenway

The Little Cove Road Greenway is a 5-mile long paved pathway located along Old Highway 431, the Eastern Bypass and Little Cove Road on the east side of the Huntsville.

The western end of the Little Cove Greenway connects to the Big Cove Creek Greenway near Hampton Cove Elementary School. The trail goes past the Hampton Cove Golf Course, Cove Park and the Hampton Lake neighborhoods.

The northeastern end of the Little Cove Road Greenway is located at the Flint River.

Tennessee River Greenway

The Tennessee River Greenway is a 1-mile long paved pathway that follows alongside the river from Ditto Landing to Hegia Burrow Road. At Ditto Landing trail users can connect to the Aldridge Creek Greenway.

Wade Mountain Greenway

Wade Mountain Nature Preserve is located on the north side of Huntsville. The preserve has 8 miles of trails for hiking, biking or horseback riding. The Wade Mountain Greenway is a 1-mile long paved pathway that leads to the hiking trails. The west end of the greenway is located along Pulaski Pike NW to the south of Doctor MLK Jr. Highway.

Point Mallard Trail

Point Mallard is located along the Tennessee River on the east side of Decatur. There are over 2 miles of pathways along the rivers edge that wander through the natural areas and provide lovely views of the river near the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

Richard Martin Trail

The Richard Martin Trail is an 10.2-mile long unpaved pathway located in Limestone County to the northwest of Huntsville and directly north of Athens. The trail was built along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and takes its visitors past open farmland and through the thick woodlands of this area. There are historic railroad structures, a covered bridge and historical significance associated with this route.

Along the way is the historic battlefield of The Battle of Sulphur Creek Trestle. This battle was fought on September 25, 1864 and was the bloodiest Civil War battle in Alabama. This area is located to the south of Elkmont.

Read more about the Richard Martin Trail


Resources

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

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