Monte Sano Nature Preserve Trailhead (Bankhead Hikers Parking Lot)
2442 Bankhead Pkwy. NE
Huntsville, AL 35801
Trail: Caving, Hike, Picnic, Walk
The Land Trust’s Monte Sano Preserve consists of over 1,107 acres with 21 miles of public trails. Each and every acre is preserved for your enjoyment now and for future generations. 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.