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Parks and nature in Birmingham

Top parks

Scenic Viewpoint
“Historical Vulcan monument & gift shop surrounded by a nice park with a grand view off the mountain.”
  • 44 locals recommend
“Beautiful park near the center of town- you can explore the park and then grab a beer at Good People, Birmingham’s oldest brewery! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Pavillians, picnic tables, nature museum, public restrooms, hiking trails, historical mining site, beautiful views.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“This facility is right down the street from the zoo, so don't forget to pair the two during growing season!”
  • 19 locals recommend
“Great outdoor activities, hiking, biking and even archery but check their website for more information. 15 mins away from our door step”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Great place to go on a walk or spend the day relaxing with a picnic. Walking distance from the loft!”
  • 8 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
“This place is wonderful because of the flowers, walking trails, lake and it is FREE!”
  • 6 locals recommend


  • 1 local recommends