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The Best Mountain Biking in Alabama

Looking for the best mountain biking in Alabama? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Alabama. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top mountain biking spots in and near Alabama

  • Pelham, Alabama

    Mountain Bike at Oak Mountain State Park

    5.0
    26 mi
    Oak Mountain State Park has some great mountain biking for all ages and all skill levels. Most trails at Oak Mountain are more oriented to the cross country rider, but you can find a couple of trails more geared towards downhill, gravity riders. However, expect to be cross country mountain biking...
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  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    Hike through Hurricane Creek Park

    4.0
    7 mi / 200 ft gain
    There are two access points to the park from the Parking lot area. The first is just up the road to the east of the top of the parking area, this is the trailhead to the exit portal trail, which is about .2 miles to reach the central hub. From the hub, there are two separate loops that wind throu...
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  • Auburn, Alabama

    Mountain Bike in Chewacla SP

    5.0
    27 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Few places in the southeast have as wide a range of mountain biking as CSP, which includes standard XC trails, a well groomed and extensive dirt jump area, flow trails, and a wicked feature area complete with a massive wall ride and Oregon-downhill-style 2x4 ramp features. Everything is ridable o...
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  • Wetumpka, Alabama

    Hike Swayback Bridge Trail

    4.6 mi / 272 ft gain
    Just 15 miles and 20 minutes north of central Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery. You will usually meet someone, but rarely find Swayback Bridge area crowded. It is a classic compact hiking and biking trail in central Alabama. Designed as a single track biking trail system bikers and hikers mingl...
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  • Muscle Shoals, Alabama

    TVA Nature Trail

    2.87 mi / 203 ft gain
    TVA Nature Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Beach Mouse Bypass

    1.94 mi / 62 ft gain
    Beach Mouse Bypass is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Orange Beach, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Armadillo Trail

    1.43 mi / 36 ft gain
    Armadillo Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Orange Beach, Alabama.
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  • 2011 Frankfurt Drive, Alabama

    Grace's Gap Overlook

    3.93 mi / 489 ft gain
    Grace's Gap Overlook is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Birmingham, Alabama.
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  • Fort Payne, Alabama

    Desoto State Park Family Bike Loop

    1.82 mi / 115 ft gain
    Desoto State Park Family Bike Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fort Payne, Alabama.
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  • Fort Payne, Alabama

    Little River Canyon

    1.33 mi / 180 ft gain
    Little River Canyon is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Fort Payne, Alabama.
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  • Spanish Fort, Alabama

    Forever Wild Nature Trail

    3.93 mi / 157 ft gain
    Forever Wild Nature Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Spanish Fort, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Cross Park Trail

    1.64 mi / 10 ft gain
    Cross Park Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Orange Beach, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Gulf Oak Ridge Trail

    5.59 mi / 85 ft gain
    Gulf Oak Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Gulf Shores, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Cotton Bayou, Rosemary Dunes, and Catman Loop

    5.45 mi / 59 ft gain
    Cotton Bayou, Rosemary Dunes, and Catman Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Orange Beach, Alabama.
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  • Pelham, Alabama

    Peavine Falls via Green and White Trail Loop

    1.65 mi / 430 ft gain
    Peavine Falls via Green and White Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pelham, Alabama.
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  • Orange Beach, Alabama

    Catman Road

    4.26 mi / 13 ft gain
    Catman Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Orange Beach, Alabama.
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