Old Railroad Bed Audio Tour

Explore local history & the nature that surrounds you!

FREE Audio Trail Tour of Monte Sano’s Old Railroad Bed Trail

Download the TravelStorys app to your device from the app store. Stories play automatically along the tour route using your phone’s GPS, no network needed and hands-free so you can enjoy your surroundings without looking at your phone.

About the Hike

The approximately 1.5 mile tour begins and ends at Bankhead Trailhead. From the trailhead, take Bluff Line Trail to Old Railroad Bed Trail. Turn right onto Old Railroad Bed Trail, which you’ll follow for the majority of the tour. Right after you cross Fagan Creek, take a right onto Alms House Trail to return to Bankhead Trailhead where the tour concludes. This route is moderate to difficult. This hike is rated moderate however the climb up Alms House Trail taking you back to the parking lot is challenging but you can plan to take that part slowly. Or reverse the tour route for a less challenging hike. Monte Sano Nature Preserve trail map available at landtrustnal.org/monte-sano-preserve.

Tour made possible with support from the Ruth and Lyle Taylor Fund through the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville