- The list below includes 73 free or cheap things to do in or near Huntsville, Alabama, including 51 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Science Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Parks.
- From Monte Sano State Park to Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Huntsville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Decatur, Madison and Athens.
The Motorsport Lab Huntsville MoreLess Info
Drivers get behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or Ferrari with an instructor for laps around an autocross car-control course
Monte Sano State Park is a retreat covering 2,140 acres, with lots of picnic areas, trails and mountain-biking trails, and modern camping sites for RVs. It also has 14 cabins, designed in the style of Arts and Crafts.
93% 40 votes
915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801 MoreLess Info
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is the oldest continually operating library in the state of Alabama. The library contains 123,000 square feet of space and contains about 530,000 volumes and other works.
Featuring over 10 miles of nature trails, Hays Nature Preserve is an area of protected parkland popular among lovers of nature. Common activities include hiking, bike riding, and horseback riding through the miles of trails.
Commonly visited during the warm summer months of the year, Bicentennial Park is a unique community park open to the public. Park amenities include fountains of water from the ground to splash in, benches, and unique sculptures around the perimeter.
A fenced canine recreation and exercise facility, Dog Spot dog park provides open grass fields with separate areas for large and small dogs. The park offers trees, benches, drinking water and dog waste bags.
80% 5 votes
5000 Nature Trail Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803 MoreLess Info
The Madison County Nature Trail is an easy 1.5 mile trail located on Green Mountain in a 72 acre park that includes a lake, pavilion, chapel, picnic tables, covered bridge and wheelchair accessible restrooms.
99% 135 votes
South Shawdee Road, Huntsville, AL MoreLess Info
Visitors can hike a 1.5-mile Madison County Nature Trail on Green Mountain. In the spring visitors can see azaleas and dogwood in bloom, and visitors can always see the oldest and largest Champion Winged Elm Tree in Alabama.