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Helena, Alabama Trails and Maps

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Homewood Shades Creek Greenway

2.6 miles
Homewood Shades Creek Greenway will one day stretch 6 miles through Homewood, a southern suburb of Birmingham. Currently, 2.6 miles are complete paralleling Lakeshore Drive and the wooded banks of Shades Creek. In the future, it will reach Jemison ...
Asphalt

Horse Creek Trail

3.2 miles
The Alabama Department of Transportation used Transportation Enhancements funds (see www.enhancements.org for more on Transportation Enhancements funding) to construct a rail-trail in Dora, Alabama. This project consists of 2.2 miles of a 12-foot ...
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Dirt

Railroad Park Rail Trail

0.4 miles
Railroad Park is an 8-block recreational public space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the city's railroad culture both past and present. It borders active railroad lines that transverse the city from east to west, and has elevated vantage ...
Asphalt

Swayback Bridge Trail

12 miles
The Swayback Bridge Trail is open only to mountain bikers and hikers; no horses or motorized vehicles of any kind are permitted. Mountain bikers are asked to give way to hikers at all times. On a map, the 12-mile trail looks like a heap of ...
Dirt

Vulcan Trail

1 miles
Birmingham's mile-long Vulcan Trail scales the ridge of 1,025-foot Red Mountain. In summer, the tree-lined trail offers cool respite from the heat, while bare winter trees yield city views. Best of all, it takes little effort to enjoy this breathtaking ...
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