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Monte Sano State Park

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Address: 5105 Nolen Ave SE, Huntsville, AL 35801-1029
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Great getaway

i live ib Huntsville and i go to the cabins of Mote Sano because it is peaceful and relaxing . Gret place to go to relax

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony R
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i live ib Huntsville and i go to the cabins of Mote Sano because it is peaceful and relaxing . Gret place to go to relax

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do and hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge state park on top of the mountain with plenty of trails for hiking and biking, lots of places to picnic (even a store), and opportunities to see wildlife. There is a campground for tents and RVs along with an observatory and beautiful overlook. Definitely worth a visit!

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do. You seem to have covered the amenities just as well as I would! I hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Monte Sano State Park is a must see. It has a breath awing view of which you can look down the mountain at downtown Huntsville. There is a clean playground for the kiddies and a hiking trail for the adventurous. There is a large covered pavilion with plenty of seating and a serving area attached.

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do. I hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hike range from easy like the North Platte and South Platte Hikes to difficult like the McKay Trail. I really liked hiking around this state park, Well worth the 5 dollars to get in. The question below regarding physical activity. It can be anything you want it to be. Lots of physical activity to not a lot. Have fun... More 

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do. I hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoy going to the mountain for the weekend or even just a quick hike. The trail we recently did was very plainly laid out and even offered overlook areas with rest stop areas to eat a quick snack or even sit down for a whole picnic. The camp grounds are very nice and offer a firepit... More 

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park trails and campground. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do. Thank you for pointing out the distance from primitive camping area to the bathhouses to help others be more prepared. I hope that you will be back to visit again... More 

Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive up the hill to see this State Park was nice, but the view from the top was amazing. We are going to check into staying in one next time we visit Huntsville.

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do and hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monte Sano State Park is a local iconic natural attraction. It serves as a campground, a scenic nature drive or hike, and contains many other features, such as a well-maintained Japanese Garden; scenic overlooks, accessible by car; hiking trails; a site - Monte Sano Lodge - that's suitable for large gatherings, weddings, etc., in a location at the top of... More 

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do. You seem to have covered the amenities just as well as I would! I hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visited here for the first time in many, many years, for a wedding. Accommodations and views were spectacular.

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Haley N, Public Relations Manager at Monte Sano State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do and hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

Harvest, Alabama
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99 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

On a mountain, generally above the limit of most mosquitoes, with lots of waling trails over hilly terrain. Effort is moderate.

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Huntsville, AL, United States
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

My family and I came upon this state park on accident shortly after moving to Alabama. It is a great place to camp, hike, sightsee and play. What is so great is you feel like you are off the beaten path, but can be back in town within minutes! A must see when visiting Huntsville!

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Thank you for taking time to share about your experience at Monte Sano State Park. I'm so glad you enjoyed our park as much as we do and hope that you will be back to visit again very soon! More 

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