Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve
A 1,036-acre preserve with native plants, animals, geological formations, wonderful vistas and ore-mining heritage. A hiking trail and overlook offer a beautiful view of the city. Maps are available. The nature center includes exhibits and gift shop and family programs. Covered and open picnic areas and facility rentals.
For more information visit:
1214 81st St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35206
- Center open Tu-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5; trails open daily dawn-dusk
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