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Every kind of trail activity is represented in the listing of designated NRTs. Besides hiking and bicycling, the system includes water trails, motorized routes, snow tracks, greenways, and equestrian paths. The NRT program showcases the diversity of trails across America, from our cities and suburbs to the deserts, waterways, and high mountains. See more trails designated as National Recreation Trails in 2010.


Sportsman Lake Trails - Cullman City, Alabama

Camping, boating, and picnicking are activities enjoyed by users of the trails in Sportsman Lake Park.


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Mountain bike and hikie trail at Sportsman Lake Park

Sportsman Lake Park is a scenic destination located in downtown Cullman, Alabama. The shady five miles of bike/walking trails provide opportunities for walkers, novice bike riders, in-line skaters, mountain bikers, and participants in bike and cross country events to enjoy the park.

The park features a 28-acre Lake. The Park is the perfect place for family gatherings with its picnic areas and pavilions, shady walking and bike trails with plenty of ducks, geese and fish to feed from two floating docks and the shore line. On the Park grounds, visitors will also find a small-scale train which goes along the shore of the lake, fishing, a wildflower garden, an 18-hole miniature golf course and acres of environment areas for viewing.

The trails network provides opportunities for shady walking enthusiast, the novice bike rider, in-line skaters, mountain bikers and various bike special events and cross country events. Camping hook ups are also available in the Park. Park admission is free and open daily from 7:00 am until dusk.

Directions and information:

Sportsman Lake Park is located at 1536 Sportsman Lake Road in Cullman Alabama
The phone number is (256) 734-3052


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