Monte Sano Nature Preserve – 2 hours / Moderate to Difficult / 2 miles
On May 11, 1865, Trough Springs on Monte Sano Mountain was the site of a significant moment in Civil War history. Land Trust Board Member David Young will lead a 2 mile guided hike to share the story of Lt. Col. Milus E. “Bushwhacker” Johnston and his dramatic surrender to Union Forces.
Location: Monte Sano Nature Preserve (South Monte Sano Trailhead) – 1970 Monte Sano Boulevard, Huntsville, AL 35801
These FREE hikes offer natural beauty and exercise for the entire family but donations to help preserve green space are accepted! You don’t need fancy equipment! However, we do recommend:
long pants and comfortable shoes with good tread
and a camera to capture the experience
Dogs welcome, but must be on leads. In case of rain, hikes may be cancelled. Please verify cancellation here or on our Facebook Page.
RESERVATION IS REQUIRED for this series. Please register by 5 PM on Friday before weekend hikes. Our office is closed on Saturday & Sunday. Please call 256-534-5263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need additional information.