In Huntsville, you’ll never feel cooped up. Adventures in the great outdoors await at every turn! 

A man with his dog standing at a cliff's edge, looking out on the Huntsville, AL landscape

  • Want to stretch your legs with a brisk walk? Find one of our many parks or greenways.
  • Want to relax near shimmering shores or take the boat out for a spin? Ditto Landing is your gateway to the Tennessee River.
  • Looking to play 18 holes? Check out any of the Rocket City’s various golf courses.
  • Want the best view in town? Head up to Monte Sano State Park. While you’re there, hit just a few of the city’s numerous hiking and biking trails.

A woman rock climbing on Stone Cuts Trail at Monte Sano Mountain, AL

 The climate and topography of the Tennessee Valley make Huntsville a dream for any outdoor enthusiast. Check out our online, interactive Outdoor Adventures Guide and start your Rocket City adventure!




Places to Stay

Agribition Center
Nestled in a picturesque valley below Chapman Mountain, the Agribition Center is only 5.2 miles from the Von Braun Center and downtown Huntsville. It serves as a sports and education event venue and has 14 RV sites with electricity and water.
Ditto Landing
Located on U.S. Highway 231 South at the Tennessee River Bridge (Hobbs Island Road) and 11.5 miles from the Von Braun Center and downtown Huntsville, Ditto Landing is complete with camping facilities, marina and two open-air pavilions with picnic tables. RV...
Monte Sano State Park
Monte Sano, Spanish for “mountain of health,” rises more than 1,600 feet above sea level. Atop Monte Sano Mountain, the park's 340 acres feature 14 rustic cottages, picnic areas, Japanese Garden, hiking trails, planetarium, outdoor amphitheater, country store,...
Redstone Arsenal MWR RV PARK...
Authorized Users: Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV, DoD civilians, NASA employees. Redstone Arsenal Campground provides diverse opportunities throughout the year. Staying here includes opportunities to participate in and enjoy the great...
Sharon Johnston Park
Sharon Johnston Park is home to a 58 site RV/campground park located just 16.7 miles from the Von Braun Center and downtown Huntsville. They have both wooded and open areas available for campers. Their campsite provides an asphalt pad, picnic table, and trash...

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