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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Monte Sano State Park is located near Huntsville in northeast Alabama. In Spanish, Monte Sano means “Mountain of Health.” In the late 1800s, visitors from across the United States came for “the season” to experience and enjoy Monte Sano’s fresh air, spectacular views and mineral springs.


      Monte Sano sits on 2,140 acres with spectacular vistas from atop the mountain, especially when the fall leaves show off their colors. In the spring, native azaleas bloom along the 20 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of biking trails.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Biker's Parking Lot google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 11
      • 23
      • 26
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 16, 2019

      E-Bike Stats

      Global Ranking
      #853
      State Ranking
      #2
      Trails (view details)
      2
      Trails Mountain Bike
      64
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      65
      Trails Trail Running
      65
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      846 ft
      Total Descent
      52 ft
      Total Vertical
      666 ft
      Reports
      4,225

      Popular Monte Sano State Park and Land Trust Trails

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      Tollgate Trail

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      • 0 rides
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      Yesterday
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      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      Photos of Monte Sano State Park and Land Trust

      trail: Mountain Mist
      3 |
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 1:21pm
      Nov 1, 2019
      1 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 6:03am
      Oct 13, 2019
      trail: Mountain Mist
      17 |
      Apr 9, 2019 @ 7:22pm
      Apr 9, 2019
      trail: Mountain Mist
      13 |
      Apr 9, 2019 @ 7:22pm
      Apr 9, 2019

      Videos of Monte Sano State Park and Land Trust

      Dropping Down Sinks Trail
      trail: Sinks
      4:49 | 109 | Sep 29, 2015
      Shug SinkHole
      1:00 | 134 | Sep 17, 2013
      Monte Sano State Park: SORBA Mountain Biking
      329 | Nov 11, 2015
      To Sinks Low Point
      trail: Sinks
      549 | Nov 11, 2015 , Huntsville

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Tollgate Trail
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 12:42pm
      Nov 1, 2019
      Variablechadedwards HAMRMountain Bike open, drying, few variable areas, please...
      Buzzard's Roost Connector
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 12:42pm
      Nov 1, 2019
      Variablechadedwards HAMRMountain Bike open, drying, few variable areas, please...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1168378chadedwardscommentreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)
      Nov 18, 2019 @ 6:25am
      3 days
      user #1255495kwrightjr829commentreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)
      Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:47am
      Nov 18, 2019
      user #1168378chadedwardscommentreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Nov 17, 2019
      user #1255495kwrightjr829addreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 8:05am
      Nov 17, 2019
      user #1593098maroon-pugaddreportOld Bankhead Pkwy and 10 more
      Nov 16, 2019 @ 3:36pm
      Nov 16, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1168378chadedwardsreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)Okay, I will check to see if there was a...
      Nov 18, 2019 @ 6:25am
      3 days
      user #1255495kwrightjr829reportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)It was taped off at the intersection where...
      Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:47am
      Nov 18, 2019
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)How was it re-routed? Was there a tree down? ...
      Nov 17, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Nov 17, 2019
      user #1168378chadedwardsreportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)Thanks! Did you log the work time?
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 3:00pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      user #1494947Swany888reportBankhead Trail (Aka RMAD)Downed tree has been cleared on Bankhead trail
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Sep 20, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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      Land Trust of North Alabama: Wade Mountain 4 6 3 16.6 km
      Redstone Arsenal 10 11 9 18.9 km
      Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge21.2 km
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