7 Best Winter Hiking Trails in Alabama

It’s no secret that hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Alabama. There are many trails located throughout the state that are great for hiking year-round, especially during the winter months. Sure, Alabama might not get a lot of snow during the winter season, but it’s still a great time of year to explore some of the best trails in Yellowhammer State, including the seven listed below.

In these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list at a later date.


Have you ever hiked any of these seven trails during the Alabama winter months? If so, share your experience with us in the comments below. Also, let us know your favorite trail to hike this time of year.

For more information on the Alabama Stone Cuts Trail, be sure to check out the following article: Alabama Rock Maze Hike for an Adventure Like No Other.

Address: John B. Scott Forever Wild Trail – Trailhead, Gold Mine Rd, Dadeville, AL 36853, USA

Address: Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead, Parking Lot, Estillfork, AL 35745, USA

Address: Borden Creek, Alabama 35650, USA

Address: Bald Rock, Alabama 36258, USA

Address: Stone Cuts Trail, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA

Address: Smith Mountain Fire Tower, Jacksons’ Gap, AL 36861, USA

Address: Ruffner Mountain, 1214 81st St S, Birmingham, AL 35206, USA