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Madison County Nature Trail
"A Park for All Seasons"

5000 Nature Trail Road
Huntsville, AL 35803

Located atop Green Mountain in southeast Huntsville, high above the noise of the city, a mood of quiet tranquility envelopes you as you enter the 72 acre park.

Open free to the public each day from seven in the morning until thirty minutes prior to sunset, your convenient escape from urban life encompasses Sky Lake, a 1.5 mile walking trail, pavilion, chapel, picnic tables, covered bridge, and accessible restrooms.

The State's largest and oldest Champion Winged Elm Tree - stands tall along the Trail.

The Madison County Nature Trail provides the perfect setting for nature lovers of all ages ó whatever the season. Spring features the parkís beautiful azaleas and dogwoods, while summer exhibits colorful wildflowers blooming beneath the forestís deep green canopy.

In fall, amidst the crisp mountain air, trees display a glorious collage of color. Winter contrasts with its stark beauty and the quiet rustle of leaves along the forestís floor. Children under 16 years of age or seniors over 60 can fish Monday through Friday. A $1.50 fishing fee is charged.

For more information contact 256-883-9501 or naturetrail@co.madison.al.us