Blevins Gap Nature Preserve Trailhead (Smoke Rise and Certain Trails)
3475 Cecil Ashburn Drive SE
Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763
Trail: Caving, Hike, Picnic, Walk
Blevins Gap Preserve is 971.12 acres of scenic vistas, rock overhangs, and pristine forest. View both Hampton Cove and the Huntsville valley along the south end of the William and Marion Certain Trail. Established in 1987 as Alabama’s first land trust, the Land Trust of North Alabama is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving natural lands, water resources, and wildlife habitat in ten counties of North Alabama. The Land Trust has preserved and currently manages over 6,100 acres. Volunteers created and maintain 42+ miles of public trails on three nature preserves each larger than Central Park and all within Huntsville city limits. The Land Trust offers guided seasonal hikes, environmental education, “Tuesdays on the Trail” summer programs for kids, “Members Only” outings, and events such as the “Spring Concert at Historic Three Caves” and the popular “Moon Over Three Caves Dance” in September.