Trails in the North/Central Section of the Parkway

Trail Milepost Distance Description
Cave Spring Trail 308.4 250 ft Short walk to the cave
Freedom Hills Overlook Trail 317 2200 ft (up and back) Steep, paved trail to scenic overlook with excellent views
Buzzard Roost Trail 320.3 500 ft Trail to a spring, the source of water for the Colbert house and travelers on the Old Trace
Colbert Ferry Trail 327.3 1200 ft Trail to the site of the ferry stand, taking you along the Old Trace to the bluff overlook and back. Trail starts across the parking lot from the restrooms.
Rock Spring 330.2 2200 ft Loop trail with stepping-stone stream crossing and interpretive stops about the succession from meadow to bottom land to hillside

Alabama Trails from Milepost 309 - 341

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    Last updated: November 9, 2023

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