Monte Sano State Park


Monte Sano State Park
Monte Sano State Park
Type State Park
Location Huntsville, Alabama
Area 2,140 acres (866 ha)
Created August 25, 1938
Operated by Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Designated: Jun 19, 1996

Monte Sano State Park is a 2,140-acre (866 ha) mountaintop retreat located in Huntsville, Alabama. It has 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps rustic cottages, built during the Great Depression, and a prime location with hiking trails overlooking scenic views, picnic areas, and modern campsites. The park officially opened August 25, 1938.[1]

Monte Sano State Park occupies the eastern portion of the top and slopes of Monte Sano Mountain. The park was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on June 19, 1996.[2]

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Coordinates: 34°44′N 86°31′W / 34.74°N 86.51°W / 34.74; -86.51


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