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Big Spring Park

200 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5541
+1 256-883-3710
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Nestled down town Huntsville are lots of nice parks family friendly but this park is a great place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A Gem of Water and Green Space in the Center of Huntsville

This is a wonderful park for walking and, now, biking. It's adjacent to the Huntsville Art Museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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200 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5541
+1 256-883-3710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nestled down town Huntsville are lots of nice parks family friendly but this park is a great place to walk, run, feed ducks and fish. Spring fed water feeds the pond and fish of all kinds and size are easy to spot. Located just behind...More

Thank Vacationerx2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful park for walking and, now, biking. It's adjacent to the Huntsville Art Museum and the city's premier concert venue, the Von Braun Center. The large pond in the center of the park features several species of ducks and fish as well...More

Thank 238renateb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother (seniors) and I spent a couple of hours walking this beautiful FLAT water park located in the middle of Huntsville. The water works are fed by Big Spring, an artesian (I think) well located at the bottom of a nearby bluff, feeding the...More

Thank D C C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently travel to Huntsville and every time I go, I find something new. This time, I discovered this fabulous park walking distance from downtown. Walk the sidewalk from the spring over to the small lake. At night, the building by the spring is lit...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Big Spring Park was the home place of John Hunt. He built a cabin near the spring that now feeds the lake. Bring bread pieces to feed ducks , geese, and fish. Bring lawn chairs and maybe a quilt for a picnic.

Thank Archib42
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The nicest, best run city park I have ever been to. Hats off to the city of Huntsville for a class act! Really great events held here and extreemly well run and maintained.

Thank Sandy E
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I stayed adjacent to the park and managed to get a walk in here most days. the park features a canal and a large lake. There are multiple fountains, a considerable amount of paths for walking, and a huge koi population with feeders everywhere. The...More

Thank David44149
Reviewed 1 October 2017

walked here from hotel ,,great to see ducks /fish . so much history abound here ,,founding place of the city ,recently redone due to aging structures, miss the cherry trees ,progress marches on

Thank d f
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to take childred. Beautiful fish springs to see.They have concerts in the park. Have Christmas trees in the park...companies decorate come see

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went with our grown children to the last concert in the park. Wonderful music and the food truck options were great. Free parking on the weekends which is a bonus. I would love if they'd do the jazz nights o. A night other than Sunday....More

Thank cindyannsmith
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5 November 2017|
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Response from Philip_Herring | Reviewed this property |
No, nothing there... it is a pond and a man made stream...
4 September 2017|
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Response from Philip_Herring | Reviewed this property |
The walking tail in the park its self is about 3/4 of a mile maybe a mile if you throw in the far reaches near the convention center. the park is not the total attraction. The walk around historic Huntsville is... More
31 May 2017|
Response from Greg T | Reviewed this property |
should be no problem, but you will have the public walking around you. as long as you don't need to reserve the gazebo.