Hawks Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The estate-like homes of Hawks Ridge overlook sweeping lawns to the hardwood forests and valleys of this mountainous area. Sidewalks invite residents to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the neighborhood.
Hawks Ridge lies east of Highway 72, with access by High Mountain Road Northeast and Hawks Way Northeast. It is quite close to Monte Sano State Park and Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Both sites are designated National Historic Sites and within a five-mile drive.
Several historic sites are located nearby in downtown Huntsville. One is the historic Alabama Constitution Village. It was here that delegates drew up the state’s constitution in 1819. Today interpreters bring that historic time to life with reenactments. Nearby is Big Spring Park. This beautiful park contains gifts from other countries, such as a light beacon and fog bell from Norway and a red bridge and cherry trees from Japan. The park is the site of Panoply Arts Festival and Big Spring Jam. Big Spring is only five miles from Hawks Ridge.
Huntsville has many fine retail centers, but the most exciting may be Bridge Street Town Centre. This planned district provides great entertainment and is built around a park-like setting. Top attractions include the 10-acre lake, complete with boat rentals and gondola rides, a carousel, and fountains.
Only six miles away is the University of Alabama Huntsville, with a student enrollment of approximately 6,500. Known for its science and medical programs, UAH also works closely with NASA. Near UAH is Cummings Research Park, known around the world for its cutting edge research and development.
Huntsville has many fine golf courses. Huntsville Country Club is a membership club while Huntsville Municipal Golf Course is public. Both are within five miles of Hawks Ridge.