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Big Spring Park

Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Big Spring Park

Length0.8 mi
Elev. Gain85.3 ft
Est. Steps1500
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Big Spring Park is a 0.8 mile (1,500-step) route located near Huntsville, Alabama, USA. This route has an elevation gain of about 85.3 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.

Big Spring Park (Huntsville, Alabama)

Big Spring International Park (also known as Big Spring Park) is located in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. The park is built around its namesake "Big Spring", the original water source that the city of Huntsville was built around. The park is also notable as the venue for the Panoply Arts Festival, held the last full weekend in April, Big Spring Jam, an annual music festival held on the fourth weekend in September from 1993 to 2011, and The Battle of the Buffalo, a buffalo wings competition held by the UAH Alpha Tau Omega fraternity to support cancer research.

Alabama Constitution Village

The Constitution Hall Park is a historical open-air museum in Huntsville, Alabama, that reenacts life in 1819. The eight buildings include a law office, print shop, land surveyor's office, post office, cabinetmaker's shop and residence. It was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on October 31, 1975.

Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville is a city primarily in Madison County in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama. It is the county seat of Madison County. The city extends west into neighboring Limestone County and south into Morgan County.It was founded in 1805 and became an incorporated town in 1811. The city grew across nearby hills north of the Tennessee River, adding textile mills, then munitions factories, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command nearby at the Redstone Arsenal.

Schiffman Building

The Schiffman Building is a historic commercial building in Huntsville, Alabama. It was built sometime before the Civil War, although the exact date is not known. Originally, it was a three-bay brick building divided by large, flat pilasters. The southern bay, at the corner of East Side Square and Eustis Avenue, was remodeled in the Richardsonian Romanesque style in 1895.

First National Bank (Huntsville, Alabama)

The First National Bank is a historic bank building in Huntsville, Alabama. The temple-form Greek Revival structure was built in 1835–1836. Designed by locally famous architect George Steele, it occupies a prominent position, facing the courthouse square and sitting on a bluff directly above the Big Spring.

Russel Erskine Hotel

The Russel Erskine Hotel is an apartment building and former hotel in Huntsville, Alabama. It was named after Albert Russel Erskine. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The building currently houses apartments.

Hundley House

The Hundley House is a historic residence in Huntsville, Alabama. The house was built in 1900 by Oscar Richard Hundley, a lawyer who served as City Attorney, State Representative, State Senator, and was appointed a judge to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Soon after, he built three rental houses, two directly behind his house and one a block away.

Humphreys–Rodgers House

The Humphreys–Rodgers House (also known as the David C. Humphreys House) is a historic residence in Huntsville, Alabama. Since its construction in 1848, it has been expanded and altered at least three times, saved from demolition twice, and moved once. The house was built by David Campbell Humphreys, a four-term member of the Alabama House of Representatives and anti-secessionist during the Civil War.

Milligan Block

The Milligan Block is a historic commercial building in Huntsville, Alabama. It was built in 1900 and represents the transition from vertically-oriented Italianate style to more restrained, horizontally-oriented commercial styles of the early 20th century. It retains Italianate details such as an applied metal cornice and arched windows, but eschews other applied decoration in favor of using structural elements to provide ornamentation.

Henderson National Bank

The Henderson National Bank building is a historic bank building in Huntsville, Alabama. One of the only Art Moderne style buildings in Huntsville, the bank was built in 1948. The outer walls are constructed of large blocks of ashlar, while the base and entrance surround on the Jefferson Street façade are lined with dark green stone.
Route Details


0.8 mi

Elev. Gain

85.3 ft

Est. Steps

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