Mountain Mist Trail

Cold Springs Park, Alabama

Elevation Gain890ft
Trailhead Elevation1,417ft
Elevation Min/Max1381/1547ft
Elevation Start/End1417/1410ft

Mountain Mist Trail

Mountain Mist Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Huntsville, Alabama. It is within Cold Springs Park and Monte Sano State Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 1,417 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 890 feet. This trail connects with the following: Sinks Trail, Goat Trail, South Plateau Loop (White) and Bankhead Parkway Northeast.

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

"The Mountain Mist Trail gives you a good opportunity to explore the region known as the Highland Rim. The trail travels through the hollow just below the area known as the Overlooks. It’s a pleasant walk through hardwood forest. This loop was created by combining several routes: the North and South Plateau trails, the Stone Cuts Trail, and the Mountain Mist Trail. Trail Surface: Dirt path."

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This hiking trail is part of the trail system in Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville, AL. It's mostly shaded with only a few rocky places on the trail. The most spectacular part of this trail is the bluffs you follow along the route. As you hike below the bluffs there are waterfalls and rock formations to study. This trail must be reached by hiking on the connector trails. Get a map of the trails at the Ranger Station and watch out for the mountain bikers. Enjoy your hike!

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Trail Information

Cold Springs Park
Nearby City
Monte Sano State Park
Monte Sano State Park
Local Contacts
USGS Huntsville, Meridianville
Local Maps