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Scavenger Hunts and Trails

Big Spring Park Hello Huntsville Mural

Looking for a fun way to spend your day? Here’s a list of different scavenger hunts and trails throughout the Huntsville and Madison area.

Lucky Duck


This scavenger hunt is free to the public. There are 15 ducks hidden around Downtown Huntsville. See if you can find them all! Read more here.

Trains on Main in Madison

Trains On Main Silver

Look for these eight hidden trains around Historic Downtown Madison. View the clue card online or stop by the Madison Chamber of Commerce. Find more info here.

Secret Artemis Trail

Artemis Trail

See if you can find all 12 one-foot-tall rockets hidden downtown. Download your trail card here.

Finding Huntsville 

Harrison Brothers / Commerce Kitchen

A kid-friendly activity book that includes a scavenger hunt. This hunt is located around Huntsville’s Courthouse Square. Pick up your book at the Visitor Center

Downtown Huntsville Secret Art Walk


Find art hidden around Downtown Huntsville in places you’d never think to look. Grab a drink to go (in a purple cup) and discover the “secret art” you’ve been missing out on. Read more here.

Foundations of Faith Trail

Church of the Nativity

Sixteen places of worship define Madison County’s rich and diverse cultural and spiritual heritage. These churches are over 100 years old, and some still hold services. Learn more about this trail here.

Downtown Huntsville Craft Coffee Trail

Moon Bakeshop Coffee Tail Cruffin

One area, excellent stops. Pick up a Craft Coffee Passport/Card and get a stamp at each place you order a drink. Fill up the card and win a free Craft Coffee Trail mug. For a list and more info, click here.

Downtown Huntsville Craft Beer Trail

Huntsville craft beer

Like the craft coffee trail, all stops are located in one area. This trail has nine brewery stops, four store stops, and two bonus stops. Pick up a card, fill it up, and win a Trail Boss bottle opener. For a list and more info, click here.

Downtown Huntsville Craft Cocktail Trail

Purveyor Cocktail

Downtown Huntsville's newest addition to the trail network! Sip fine, handcrafted cocktails from participating bars and venues downtown. Trail stops include The Bottle, Phat Sammy's, Purveyor, Stella's Elixir Lounge, La Esquina Cocina, Rhythm on Monroe, and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Collect stamps from each participating trail stop and get a free cocktail strainer!

Alabama Antique Trail 

Railroad Antiques

This trail is just a section of the even larger Alabama Antique Trail. It is composed of shops that hold antiques that reflect the heritage of Huntsville.

Historical Marker Challenge


Learn the history of Madison County and compete with your friends for awards while visiting over 125 markers throughout Huntsville and Madison County.  Click here to read our blog post, or visit Madison County Marker Challenge for more information. 

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