Rickwood Caverns State Park


Picnic Loop Hiking Trail
Fern Rock
Fern Rock
Rock Formation on Fossil Mountain Trail
Tree eating sign
Fitness Loop Walking Trail
Fossil Mountain Hiking Trail

Fossil Mountain Hiking Trail 

The fossil mountain hiking trail is 1.25 mile. long that takes you up the limestone covered mountainside.  While you enjoy the peaceful hike, you can search for fossils imprinted among the rocks.  Wildflowers and resurrection ferns cover the unique limestone outcrops along the trail. 

Picnic Loop Trail 

The picnic loop trail is .8 of a mile and is an easy walk through wooded forest.  The beginning of the trail takes you past a fenced in graveyard from the original property owners, which has a marker for a Revolutionary War Veteran.  

Moss Rock Connector Trail 

The newest trail is the Moss Rock Connector Trail which can be accessed from Fossil Mountain Trail or Picnic Loop Trail.  This .5 mile trail gives you the opportunity to hike three trails in one for up to a 2 mile hike.  

Fitness Loop 

The fitness loop offers a flat surface perfect for running.  It is .4 of a mile and goes around the pool and campground area, also through the Miniature Blount County Bridge.  This trail was historically the location of the old train tracks if you want to walk down memory lane.  The train now rests at the Calera railway museum.