Check out the variety of trails in the Freshwater Land Trust's Red Rock Trail System!

The Red Rock Trail System is a network of trails, parks, bike lanes, and sidewalks in Jefferson County, Alabama. Since 2010, we’ve completed almost 120 miles of trails!


Check out our list of less-travelled trails and our list of accessible trails.

Interactive Map: Red Rock Trail System

Use our interactive trail map to locate completed trails, read about trail features, and view on-the-ground photos. Click here to view the map in a new window.


Tips for using the map

  • As a new user, it might be easier to explore the map on your computer, instead of on your smart phone.
  • Zoom in and out to see different trails throughout Jefferson County.
  • Click on a trail for information, including trail head locations, available parking, and photos.
  • Using the information window: On the map, click the icon in the upper left corner to view our list of complete trails.
  • Using the information window: Click on the name of a trail to learn more and to view it on the map.

Contact Carolyn Buck ( if you have questions or know about a Red Rock trail that you don’t see on the map.

Types of trails

There’s a type of trail for everyone, whether you’re walking, running, hiking, or biking! These are the common trail types you’ll find throughout the Red Rock Trail System:

  • Greenways: Off-road, multi-use trails with a developed surface.
  • Natural trails: Off-road trails with a natural surface.
  • Bike lanes: Lanes for bike use only.
  • Complete streets: Streets designed for all users, including bike lanes and sidewalks.
  • Sharrows: Shared lanes for both bikes and cars.

Learn more about Greater Birmingham’s growing Red Rock Trail System.

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