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Monte Sano State Park

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Beautiful view of the city. Great place to walk around or just to spend the day maybe having a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Denise P
New Hope, Alabama
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I love this state park. The trails we take are typically well maintained and wide enough for two to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Huntsville, Alabama
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view of the city. Great place to walk around or just to spend the day maybe having a picnic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this state park. The trails we take are typically well maintained and wide enough for two to walk side by side. There are several areas within the park that have a beautiful overlook of the city below. There is a small friendly shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tina8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go. There's so many things to do. There's biking hiking sightseeing cabins and much much more. We took the opportunity to go hiking. There's so much to see,so many trails, it is an incredible place to go. Some of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HermanT388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a picnic lunch with us (there is no restaurant) but plenty of picnic tables and bbq pita dotted aroundset off to explore this park. Lots of hike/bike trails of various levels to explore, picnic pavilions, children’s play area. A small entry fee for us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheTardisLegend
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family goes to run trails on the weekends and we absolutely love Monte Sano! We have stayed in the cabins and camped in tents! It is a great place to spend some relaxing time in nature.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mgray1225
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Great place, but $5 a person to come in to take a walk is excessive. I dont see enough upkeep to deserve this amount. Other parks are a lot nicer and charge a lot less.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lewis D
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

With so many trails to walk / run / bike and places for kids to play (huge playground) as well as athletic fields, this park has it all. Nature lovers will enjoy the serenity and beautiful plants and creeks that cascade down the sides of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

A day at Monte Sano State Park with the kids was a great way to explore and enjoy our quality time together. Our kids loved it so much that couldn't wait to go back another day. My wife and I enjoy getting out the house...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 360melving
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We like this place and enjoy walking here, and one day we will likely look into renting one of the cabins for a weekend staycation. The scenery is gorgeous, but at $7.00 per person, we feel that it is overpriced. We've been to probably 50...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JSR_Adventures
Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately it sounds as though you were over charged, as the gate fees at Monte Sano State Park are : Adult $5.00, Ages 4-11 $2.00, Seniors 62+ $2.00, Active Military $2.00, Kids 3 and under are free.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great place, cannot wait to go back. Great biking, hiking and camping. Very clean and well maintained. The employees were very helpful and extremely nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas T
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Brent A
1 September 2018|
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Response from triciaburchett | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in our 5th wheel so unfortunately I am not able to help with this question.
Everything A
23 February 2018|
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Response from Kate N | Reviewed this property |
I haven't ever seen one. Its the woods though, I'm sure they are out there.
Kiera C
30 August 2017|
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Response from Debra C | Reviewed this property |
Actually I dont think so, but u could call and ask because I haven't been on all the trials. The ones I was on seem rather difficult. I would like to recommend Aldridge Creek Greenway, located off Bailey cove Road, South... More