17 Birmingham walking trails, including Kiwanis Vulcan Trail and more

Birmingham walking trails
Rotary Trail – photo from Freshwater Land Trust

We know Birmingham’s hottest days aren’t the best for getting outside. But you don’t have to limit your exercise to the gym during the scorching summer. Birmingham walking trails offer lots of places to get out and get moving—and, in many cases, lots of shade as well.

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Moss Rock Preserve and Shades Creek Greenway added to the Alabama Birding Trails

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The Moss Rock Prairie/Meadow with Goldfinches in the golden Eared Coreopsis. Photo from the Friends of Moss Rock Preserve Facebook page.

Earlier this year, the Alabama Birding Trails program announced the addition of 10 new birding trail sites across Alabama, including two in the Birmingham area, the Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover and the Shades Creek Greenway in Homewood.

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