Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, Birmingham

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Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is located in Birmingham. Work out when and for how long to visit Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve and other Birmingham attractions using our handy Birmingham trip planner .
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Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve Reviews
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  • This preserve is a gem not far from the city center or airport. I spent 75 minutes walking in the hilly, well marked trails. I did not find any scenic overlooks, but I only did about 1/4 of the trails...  more »
  • We wanted to be outside on this beautiful day so many folks we spoke with recommended this park. The visitor center has some dedicated employees that were very helpful and got us on a nice trail with ...  more »
  • This was a great day hike with the family! Park and trails are well maintained. We also took our dog and he loved it as well. Plenty of benches for a quick break. Beautiful views!  more »
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  • Awesome hiking with well marked trails. The quarry is awesome, although there are no climbing signs going into the quarry. A lot of the upper rocks are supported loosely by a shale rock shelf and doesn't seem stable while ascending. Locally owned Ed and supported with a low membership cost. Well worth the preservation of the land for a small donation. They also work with wildlife rehabilitation which is beyond excellent
  • Great place to hike. Lots of trail options and you will get some good cardio!
  • Beautiful place to go hike and enjoy the outdoors. The quarry gives one a magnificent experience by providing amazing views.
  • Beautiful, well maintained park, excellent learning opportunities and brutally enjoyable trails for a trail runner.
  • Beautiful view- a pleasant surprise! The main stretch of the Quarry Trail is flat, but there are many ascending/descending parts as well.

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