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Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary

Located along the Flint River in southeast Huntsville, Alabama, the newly established Goldsmith-Schiffman Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a variety of habitats and abundance of bird species. This natural area is an important part of the North Alabama Birding Trail. No pets are allowed except for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) service animals, including leashed dogs. Read the full list of rules for City of Huntsville nature preserves.

 

LOCATION


AMENITIES

Biking, Hiking, Handicap Access, Parking, Picnic Area, Viewing Area


TRAIL MAPS

The sanctuary spans more than 375 acres of bottomland hardwood habitat interspersed with open fields and farmland. Over three miles of trail wind through bottomlands, swamps, and sloughs, suitable for hiking or mountain biking

Map of Goldsmith Schiffman


REPORTING SICK OR INJURED WILDLIFE

Sick or injured wildlife should be reported to Animal Services dispatch at 256.883.3788. Animal Services is passionate about helping urban wildlife if and when they need assistance. Certain species such as eagles are often placed with certified wildlife rehabilitation professionals based on State of Alabama and Federal guidelines.


RELATED LINKS: Find a Park, Trails & Greenways

Contact
  • Phone:

    256-532-5326

  • Address:

    Green Team Office

    3242 Leeman Ferry Rd SW,

    Huntsville, AL 35801

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  • Email:

    Green.Team@HuntsvilleAL.gov

  • Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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