The Little Known Park In Alabama That's Perfect For Nature Lovers Of All Ages
It’s no secret Alabama is a nature lover’s dream. From rivers and lakes, to mountains and canyons, there are many nature spots just waiting to be discovered here in the Yellowhammer State. One place in particular that’s filled with lots of natural scenery is Hurricane Creek Park. For information about this little-known park, take a look below.
Hurricane Creek Park, which covers approximately 70 acres, is located within the foothills of the Appalachians in Vinemont, Alabama.
Like its name suggests, this little-known park's main feature is Hurricane Creek. Hurricane Creek is a tributary of the Black Warrior River and is more than 30 miles long.
When it comes to outdoor recreation, Hurricane Creek Park's hiking opportunities don't disappoint. The park offers more than four miles of trails that are appropriate for most skill levels.
While hiking through Hurricane Creek Park, you'll encounter several bridge crossings, including...
...a spectacular natural bridge.
You'll also encounter several beautiful waterfalls.
In fact, many of these waterfalls flow from some of the park's most unique rock formations.
Other than its natural bridge, there are a few other unique features found throughout Hurricane Creek Park, including "Heaven's Staircase" and...
...the "Twilite Tunnel." Both of these features are quite popular among children and adults alike.
The next time you're in the Vinemont area and feeling outdoorsy, be sure to stop by Hurricane Creek Park. It's the perfect destination for nature lovers of all ages.
For more information about Hurricane Creek Park, you can view its website
and its Facebook page
. You can visit this little-known park at 22600 US Hwy. 31, Vinemont, AL 35179. It's open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. Admission is free.
Have you ever explored Alabama’s Hurricane Creek Park? If so, please share your experience with us in the comments.
Another little-known park in Alabama that’s worth checking out is Wilderness Park in Prattville. For information, click
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