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Monte Sano Hiking

Monte Sano is a State Park located just east of downtown Huntsville just off Hwy 431. The

Monte Sano Trail Entrance

January 14-15 weekend was perfect for hiking and a number of people were out enjoying the trails.

A friend and I drove to Monte Sano so we’d arrive by 9:00 am. The weather was chilly, 30 deg F, but the sky was clear and when the wind wasn’t blowing it was really comfortable. If you are going to go hiking the first rule would be to dress for the weather. Nothing more miserable than being outside and being too hot, too cold or too wet.

The trails are marked and maintained well.  we decided to take a 3.5 mile loop trail which

Monte Sano Shelter/rest area

Monte Sano Trail Shelter/Rest Area

takes you all along the outer edge of the mountain...

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