Top 3 Hiking Trails in/near Auburn, AL

May 24, 2021 Mary Kate Tschida


Top 3 Hiking Trails in/near Auburn

One of the best ways to witness the natural beauty of Auburn, AL, is through some incredible hiking trails in the area. One of the great things about the hiking spots near Auburn is that they can accommodate all skill sets. Rivers, waterfalls, and rock formations make hiking in Auburn an experience you’ll never forget. The team at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center has compiled a list of our favorite hiking trails near Auburn. Check it out!

1. Chewacla State Park

Chewacla State Park features ten main trails, all of which range from easy one-milers to more advanced, highly elevated trails. Witness the beauty of multiple breathtaking waterfalls as well as a 26-acre lake.

2. Kreher Preserve and Nature Center 

In addition to over six miles of walking trails, Kreher Preserve and Nature Center offers guided hikes for all skill levels. This kid-friendly park includes various showcases from reptile walks to “S’mores with Mom” parties. 

3. Lake Wilmore Trail

Located on Ogletree Road, Lake Wilmore Trail is a little under two miles long and supports hiking, biking, running, and walking. Enjoy beautiful creeks and falls to cross at this secret spot that will make you feel like an Auburn native.

Stay at Our AAA Four Diamond University Inn in Auburn, AL

After a fun-filled day of hitting the trails, unwind at our Auburn inn. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center offers 236 luxurious suites and hotel rooms designed to make you feel relaxed and at ease. While staying with us, guests can enjoy luxurious amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center, Sealy Posturepedic® beds, 40-inch LCD televisions, and more! You can also enjoy a delicious meal at Ariccia Cucina Italiana, our Italian inspired restaurant. 

To book your next Auburn, AL, getaway with us, visit our website or call 1-800-228-2876.
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