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Monte Sano State Park

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Address: 5105 Nolen Ave SE, Huntsville, AL 35801-1029
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Great biking trails, and creeks.

We took a drive up to monte sano today. It was perfect outside. It was our first time there so we sort of explored. And loved the views of Huntsville and the log cabins surrounded... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Ashley E
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a drive up to monte sano today. It was perfect outside. It was our first time there so we sort of explored. And loved the views of Huntsville and the log cabins surrounded by tall trees. Lots of beautiful home up here too!

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came here with a friend that I was visiting who recently moved to Alabama and we tried out one of trails called old rail road bed, It was easy to navigate and the trail was very easily marked - the trails weren't very crowded at all. I would suggest that either bikers or easy going hikers would like this... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tent camped our first stay at Monte Sano State Park, had a great view of the city lights. Our second visit, was with out RV this site did not provide the great views, but was not a bad site at all. Over all the campgrounds are well ran and well maintained and with gated access to the campground area.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't done many of the trails, just the main one when you first Drive in. That one is pretty steep, so be aware of that. There's also plenty of picnic tables asks areas for kids and grown ups alike to run around...for a game of wiffle ball, playing catch, tossing Frisbee, etc. Nice playground for the little ones. There are... More 

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

I'm glad you and your family enjoy the park! Come visit us again soon! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for an anniversary weekend. We live in Huntsville and always wanted to stay in one of the CCC built cabins. Kitchen has the essentials (refrigerator, stove top, sink) but you are the dish washer. Bathrooms are cramp, but private. Great trails to hike. Reasonable priced but you need to reserve early to get your desired dates. Want to plan... More 

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

We look forward to having you and your family visit soon! More 

Norcross, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled here to visit my brother and we took a hike out to the natural well. It's a fairly easy hike and about 4 miles round trip from the parking lot. Lot's of interesting rock formations and a fascinating deep natural well in the limestone. Pretty cool hike!

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you enjoyed your visit! Come back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This park offers breathtaking views for people who love to hike. Even if you just want a short stroll, you can choose how long of a trail you hike on. Dogs are welcome too. They also do an art festival that's out of this world.

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

I hope you will be here for the arts festival and dog fair this year! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Beautiful mountain hiking only a few miles from central Huntsville. Made for a lovely Christmas afternoon day-hike. (70 degrees F.)

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Christmas was unusually warm this year. I'm glad you were able to take advantage of the nice weather and make a memory we hope you will carry with you for years to come. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I enjoy visiting Monte Sano because of its charm and trails.The rangers and employees are friendly and kind. I run trails at the park at least once a month or more. Visit for your family picnic or low stress day in the woods.

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Hope to see you again soon! More 

Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome trails and facilities with great views. We went on a 3 mile hike that was not difficult and great for our family of 5 with two dogs. It was a bit rocky at some points, so I wouldn't recommend for families with strollers. We didn't even begin to explore everything the park has to offer! We did have to... More 

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