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Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

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TripAdvisor
  • We visited in the earlier morning on a Saturday. Very peaceful and various types of walks. Easy to a bit harder. Many locals were dog walking and kids riding their bikes. We enjoyed the park and ended...  more »
  • WE arrived in in Birmingham after a 11 hour car trip and needed a place to stretch our legs. Our hotel was in the Lakeshore drive area. We saw that Red Mountain Park was less than 10 minutes by car. A...  more »
  • Red Mountain Park has gradually been improving itself ever since opening. The rangers they have on duty work to keep park safe and clean while being informative and friendly. The trails are a mixture ...  more »
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  • Support this park! It's a great addition to the Birmingham metro hiking scene. They have other attractions that I can't personally speak to, but the trails are well maintained and good for an easy and accessible to just about anyone hike. No major obstacles or true climbs to make, at least on the several trails we have been on.
  • There are many trails to choose from. It's great for biking, walking the dogs, or even picnicking.
  • Great park for biking, dogs, hiking, and just getting out in the woods. Well cared for and good variety of trails. Mountain biking is not as in-depth as at Oak Mountain, but for being close to the city it has enough interesting trails to be well worth it.
  • The park has lots of fun activities for everyone who wants to spend some time outdoors. They have a mountain biking trail, hiking trails, zipline courses, obstacle course and lot more. They are also close to the city so you can go there for a quick hike even during your lunch break.
  • Red Mountain, a few miles south of Birmingham, was the premier iron ore source for the hungry furnaces of the Magic City. Today nature and overgrown mine ruins are the beautiful backdrop for this park planned and built for easy access and entertainment. The park features about 12 miles of well maintained trails, zip lines, tree top adventures, picnic areas, tree houses, mining ruins, outlooks, goats, and a big, fenced-in dog park separated into 3 areas for dogs with an issue, small dogs, and big dogs > 40 lb. You find plenty of destinations to define a turning point and to keep children motivated. The wide trails allow peaceful coexistence of hikers, runners, dog walkers, and bicyclists.