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Parks and nature in Birmingham

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Scenic Viewpoint
“This location tells the history of Birmingham and how the city was created due to precious metals, rocks and Vulcan is known as the worlds largest cast iron statue over looking the panoramic views of downtown and the area. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
“Great place to go on a walk or spend the day relaxing with a picnic. Walking distance from the loft!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is 67.5-acre of botanical gardens located adjacent to Lane Park at the southern foot of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. The gardens are home to over 12,000 different types of plants, 25 unique gardens, more than 30 works of original outdoor sculpture, and several miles of walking paths. With more than 350,000 annual visitors, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens qualify as one of Alabama's top free-admittance tourist attractions.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Red Mountain Park is a 1,500-acre public urban park that encloses a 4.5-mile-long section of Red Mountain, a prominent ridge that passes through Birmingham, Alabama. The woodland park contains closed mines and other artifacts of the city's industrial history.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Ruffner Mountain is a historic area central to Birmingham’s iron-production heritage. The 1,000 acre nature preserve offers hiking & educational opportunities and relics of the mining era”
  • 20 locals recommend
“Walkable in 10 minutes. There's a nice pond with a walking trail, plus a play area with slides and swings for kids. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Lakeside green space with a 3-mile running trail, playgrounds, volleyball courts & a war memorial.”
  • 3 locals recommend


  • 1 local recommends