7 Summer Hikes In Alabama That Will Bring Out The Adventurer In You

Alabama is well known for its many scenic trails. In fact, hikers from all over the world travel here just to explore our amazing trails. There are several trails in the Yellowhammer State that are perfect for hiking this summer, including the seven listed below. They’re also some of the best hikes in Alabama and will most definitely bring out the adventurer in you.

Have you ever hiked any of these seven Alabama trails? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments below. Also, share with us some of your favorite places to go hiking.

For more of the best hikes in Alabama, be sure to take a look at the previous article: 9 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Alabama Should Take.

Address: Monte Sano State Park, 5105 Nolen Ave SE, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Address: Buck's Pocket State Park, 393 Co Rd 174, Grove Oak, AL 35975, USA
Address: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124, USA
Address: Chinnabee Silent Trail Parking Lot, AL-281, Lineville, AL 36266, USA
Address: Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve, 251 Loop Rd, Tuscumbia, AL 35674, USA
Address: Dismals Canyon, 901 County Rd 8, Phil Campbell, AL 35581, USA
Address: Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead, Parking lot, Estillfork, AL 35745, USA
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March 19, 2022

What’s one of the best kid-friendly trails in Alabama that can be hiked no matter the time of year?

There are several kid-friendly hikes around Alabama that are accessible year round. One in particular is the (Doug Ghee) Bald Rock Boardwalk at Cheaha State Park, Alabama’s oldest continuously operated state park. This year-round trail is only .6 miles out and back, making it one of the easiest and shortest trails in the Yellowhammer State. Because of its breathtaking view at the end, it’s also one of the most scenic hikes in Alabama. To learn all about the (Doug Ghee) Bald Rock Boardwalk, which is perfect for a family day trip, be sure to take a look at this article.

Are there any other easy hikes in Alabama that everyone should experience?

Do you truly enjoy hiking? If not, is it because you’ve only hiked some of Alabama’s more challenging trails? Maybe you had to hike across rough terrain or climb over huge boulders. The good news is that Alabama is home to numerous trails of all difficulty levels. While some of the Yellowhammer State’s trails are quite difficult and should only be tackled by skilled hikers, many others are much easier to navigate and can be hiked by just about anyone. If you’re in the mood for an easy Alabama hike, you’ll definitely want to check out this trail. It features one of the state’s most beautiful hidden waterfalls.

Address: Monte Sano State Park, 5105 Nolen Ave SE, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Address: Buck's Pocket State Park, 393 Co Rd 174, Grove Oak, AL 35975, USA
Address: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124, USA
Address: Chinnabee Silent Trail Parking Lot, AL-281, Lineville, AL 36266, USA
Address: Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve, 251 Loop Rd, Tuscumbia, AL 35674, USA
Address: Dismals Canyon, 901 County Rd 8, Phil Campbell, AL 35581, USA
Address: Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead, Parking lot, Estillfork, AL 35745, USA