Located about 45-minutes from Huntsville, AL, this is a "must" if you are in the Northern Alabama area. Cathedral Caverns holds a few world records including one for its massive natural entrance. Take a tour of this immense cave and view "Goliath," a massive column that also holds a worlds record. Visit the beautiful stalagmite forest and the "Frozen Waterfall" formation. Paved trail is great for strollers or wheelchairs. Golf-cart rides are available for those in need.
This campground is limited to only 13 electric/water sites only. Contact park for any size restrictions or current conditions.
Gemstone Mining (fee)
Monte Sano State Park sits on 2,140 acres with spectacular vistas from atop a mountain, only 5 miles from downtown Huntsville. This park offers 20 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of biking trails and is a great place to camp and enjoy the sights of Huntsville.
Monte Sano State Park Campground offer spacious sites that are shaded by beautiful trees. There are back-in's and pull-through sites with four double buddy sites which are perfect if camping with friends. There are full hook-up sites as well as water & electric only. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Eighteen primitive tent sites available. Campground has a dump station, restrooms, laundry facilities, and showers. Pets are allowed.
Campground Reservations 256-534-6589
Monte Sano State Park has some of the best historical and rustic cabins for rent. Built by the Civil Conservation Corp. sometime between 1935-1940, these cabins were constructed with hand-crafted cut stone and offer the original wood floors, rustic stone fireplaces and screened porches; some even have a view! Cabins are 500 square feet offering a studio configuration with a stocked kitchenette. There are two-dog friendly cabins and one ADA. Cabin reservations 256-534-3757
Mountain Biking Trails