Cave Mountain Trail

Location: Guntersville, Ala.
Reservoir: Guntersville
Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 1.5-mile loop
Coordinates: 34.418224 -86.405146

  • Hiking
  • Parking
This moderately challenging trail takes you past a historic cave that was used during the Civil War to mine saltpeter, a base ingredient of gunpowder. Another highlight is the hardwood swamp that attracts waterfowl. The tupelo gum swamp provides habitat for waterfowl, dragonflies, frogs and salamanders. This trail is on the south side of Guntersville Dam about 6.5 miles north of Guntersville, Ala., off of Hwy. 69.

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