Enjoy Hoover’s Outdoor Parks: hiking, climbing, biking, kayaking, and more. Hoover’s parks have something for everyone to enjoy!
Enjoy Hoover’s Parks
Moss Rock Preserve is the perfect place to explore nature and the outdoors. This 349 acre preserve
includes forest systems, contains six rare plant species, many large climbable rocks and boulders,
streams, waterfalls, an extremely rare variant of a Sandstone Glade, wildlife, and
beautiful nature to take in and enjoy.
Read our Enjoy Hoover article on Moss Rock Preserve here.
617 Preserve Way Hoover, AL 35226
This 77 acre forest park is a beautiful place for you to peacefully unwind. Inverness Nature Park has a
greenway, hiking trails, woods, Alabama wildlife, streams, picnic areas, natural scenery, and a
Disk Golf Course with rolling hills and benches all around. The 18-hole course has a variety of
difficulty ranges for players with different skill levels to all enjoy together.
Inverness Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
With playgrounds, beach volleyball courts, lots of picnic tables and pavilions, acres of open fields for play,
two ponds for fishing, and a 5K trail for walking or running, Veterans Park is the place to be with
family and friends throughout the year. Plus, it holds a beautiful Veterans’ Memorial at its center.
4800 Valleydale Road Hoover, AL 35242
Aldridge Gardens is a beautiful botanical garden located in Hoover. The site is open every day
from 8am to 7pm, except for on holidays and special events. The Gardens have a variety of
activities, classes, and events to participate in throughout the week. The organization does not
require but does greatly benefit from all kinds of donations.
3530 Lorna Rd. Hoover, AL 35216
Hoover’s Black Creek Mountain Bike Park is the perfect place to explore with your bike. This 73
acre mountain bike park has 5 miles of trails built into the natural Alabama terrain. It has a
variety of different kinds of trails for all levels of riders.
5571 Stadium Trace Pkwy Hoover, AL 35244
Do you want to explore the Cahaba River area? There is a .5 mile asphalt pedestrian trail that
winds through an open field, into a shady pine thicket, and across two bridges along the river.
You can also sit and observe the scene on benches, and there are trash cans available so you
can help preserve this natural habitat.
1930 Old Montgomery Hwy Hoover, AL 35244