Huntsville is a city centrally located in the northernmost part of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is located in Madison County and extends west into neighboring Limestone county. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County, and the fourth-largest city in Alabama. No matter where you find yourself in Huntsville, you won't be far away from a chance to grab some fresh air. From the jewel of downtown, Big Spring International Park, to more secluded and neighborhood-oriented parks like Fern Bell, Huntsville's parks provide a safe and varied way for kids and adults alike to get into the great outdoors. For furrier members of the family, Huntsville's numerous dog spots provide off-leash fun to dogs of all sizes. Speaking of our furry friends, check out this blog post on pet-friendly offerings of all kinds in the Rocket City. Many Huntsville parks connect directly to popular walking trails. With its intuitive and well-considered layout, Huntsville offers 26 beautiful miles of greenways for pedestrians and cyclists to enjoy.