Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, Birmingham

4.6
#7 of 7 in Parks in Birmingham
Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is located in Birmingham. A visit to Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Birmingham trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Great place to take a hike in the middle of the city with your dogs and/or kids! Great education/learning center with local animals onsite  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    The canopy of the trees gave us enough shade to find this Alabama heat tolerable. The trails are well marked and we were able to refer back to the cellphone picture we took at the trail head. Not comp...  more »
  • April 27, 2017
    Wonderful place to go hiking... especially with kids. It's hard to believe that there are such places like this right here in Birmingham. If you are on the fence about this one, just trust me and go c...  more »
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  • January 1, 2017
    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
  • June 21, 2017
    Great place to hike. Lots of trail options and you will get some good cardio!
  • May 28, 2017
    Beautiful place to go hike and enjoy the outdoors. The quarry gives one a magnificent experience by providing amazing views.
  • June 28, 2017
    Beautiful, well maintained park, excellent learning opportunities and brutally enjoyable trails for a trail runner.
  • June 27, 2017
    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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