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Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

Ruffner Mountain Nature Center - Birmingham, Alabama
Ruffner Mountain Nature Center
1214 81st St South, Birmingham, AL 35206Map
+1 205 833 8264
Neighborhood: East Lake
Overview

This outstanding nature center situated on the site of an iron ore mine was closed in the 1950s and reopened as a nature refuge in the 1970s. Visitors to this mid-city refuge can explore the former quarries and ore crushers, hike 10 miles of trails, watch hawks soar, study rock formations and enjoy the wildflowers and wildlife.

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Ruffner Mountain Nature Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
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