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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 permanent scavenger hunt is free to the public. There are 14 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 8 hidden trains around Historic Downtown Madison. View the clue card online or stop by the Madison Chamber of Commerce. Find more info 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. You can find the books here at the Visitor Center. 

SPACES Sculpture Trail

SPACES Sculpture Trail

This trail of art sculptures spread throughout the Huntsville/Madison county area. With 39 sculptures, there’s plenty to see! Download the Spaces & Places HSV app (available on ITunes and Google Play stores) to explore the trail even more.

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

16 places of worship that define Madison County’s rich and diverse cultural and spiritual heritage. All of 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, nice stops. Pick up a Craft Coffee Passport/Card and get a stamp at each place you order a drink from. 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 of the stops are located in one area. This trail has 9 brewery stops, 4 store stops, and two bonus stops. Pick up a card and fill it up to win a Trail Boss bottle opener. For 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 in the downtown area. 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.  For more on the markers and information about a kick-off walk click here.

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