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Go Green This Spring Break

Article by Jessica Aguirre-Cantrell, The Huntsville Mom

Photography by Jessica Aguirre-Cantrell, The Huntsville Mom

Originally published in Huntsville City Lifestyle

There’s no need to travel away from the city to enjoy Spring Break. Whether it's taking time to see the greenery that surrounds us or visiting some place new, Huntsville does not disappoint. 

One hidden gem worth exploring is Hays Nature Preserve. Take a walk on their greenways or hike on their trails to relax and recharge. Hays is one of Huntsville’s largest parks, featuring over 10 miles of trails and greenways, full of wildlife and picturesque views. Hays features an outdoor classroom and natural wood playground which is a dream for any child’s imagination. 

For a view of the downtown area with exercise mixed in, consider a Blue Bike, Huntsville’s bike share program. With 30 bikes at 11 stations, exploring downtown has never been easier! Download the app, grab a bike, and go! The restaurants and shops along the routes make this trip one to enjoy. Built-in bike locks are provided. 

A great stopping point for a bike ride is Big Spring Park in the heart of Huntsville to see the famous red bridge and cherry trees this time of year. Visitors love to feed the ducks, geese, and koi that call it home. 

One of the most magical sights of this season is just outside the city in New Market, Alabama at Hubert Family Farms. The wonder of this tulip farm can barely be captured in words. Nestled in the Tennessee Valley, it features bulbs numbering nearly 400,000 shipped all the way from Holland. Enjoy the rows and rows of colorful bulbs and relax in the adjoining fields to picnic, play, and pick tulips! More information at

Go green and enjoy the spring season that has bloomed. The scenic outdoors, warmer weather, and beauty of the Tennessee Valley will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed.

  • Hubert Family Farms
  • Hubert Family Farms
  • Hays Nature Preserve
  • Big Spring Park
  • Hays Nature Preserve