Jacksonville, AL Birding Trails and Maps

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Carrollton GreenBelt

17.4 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Chief Ladiga Trail

33 mi
State: AL
Asphalt

Heritage Park Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Asphalt

Kingfisher Trail

0.6 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Silver Comet Trail

61.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Silver Creek Trail (GA)

0.7 mi
State: GA
Concrete

Simms Mountain Trail

4.5 mi
State: GA
Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

Sunset Drive Trail

3.7 mi
State: AL
Asphalt, Concrete

Viking Trail

3.5 mi
State: GA
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Carrollton GreenBelt is the largest greenspace and greenway conservation project ever undertaken in the city of Carrollton's almost 200-year history. The 16-mile paved loop runs along public...
GA 17.4 mi Concrete
In northeast Alabama, the 33-mile Chief Ladiga Trail is a regional playground that passes through welcoming towns and pastoral landscapes. Following a former CSX railroad corridor, the rail-trail is...
AL 33 mi Asphalt
The Heritage Park Trail links two paths at the confluence of the Oostanaula and Etowah rivers, where these two waterways meet to form the Coosa River. Paved promenades line both sides of the...
GA 4.5 mi Asphalt
The Kingfisher Trail is part of the Heritage Trail System of Rome/ Floyd county, which consists of seven miles of trails. The trail is 12-foot wide concrete on the west side of the Etowah river,...
GA 0.6 mi Concrete
The Silver Comet Trail follows the bed of the old Seaboard Air Line. From 1947 to 1969, the shiny Silver Comet passenger train provided luxury service between New York and Birmingham. Today, three...
GA 61.5 mi Concrete
The Silver Creek Trail is a 12-foot wide concrete trail in Rome, Georgia. The trail connects downtown Rome to the city across the Etowah River. The trail starts on East 4th Street, crosses the Etowah...
GA 0.7 mi Concrete
A rugged trek through the North Georgia mountains, this 4.5-mile trail is ideally suited to hikers and mountain bikers. Despite its quiet, dense forest setting, the Simms Mountain Trail does pass...
GA 4.5 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand
This is a rolling paved trail that follows along the shoreline of Guntersville Lake and is alongside Sunset Drive. Some of the hills are a little long, but there are plenty of flat areas as well. The...
AL 3.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Viking Trail is an easy three miles one-way: mostly flat and with a paved surface that can accommodate runners, cyclists, walkers and rollerbladers. The trail travels between the main campus and...
GA 3.5 mi Concrete

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Chief Ladiga Trail

Chief Ladiag Trail

April, 2020 by don_williamson

A great ride to the Georgia State Line. Great scenery along the way and about 3 miles from the Georgia State line is a nice little campground along a creek with bathhouse, campsites with tables and a lot of friendly folks. We started at Piedmont trailhead the first day and spent the night at the campground. The Chief Ladiaga campground is small but well kept. The bathhouse is clean and has basic tent sites. After breakfast we woke up and road to the Georgia state line and back to Piedmont the second day.
The trail does go through a few small towns with bike friendly restaurants. The trail has clean rest stops to refill water bottles and take a nap if needed. The only negative is the asphalt trail is somewhat rough in places. Tree roots have made unexpected ripples in the pavement and give you a surprise bump in the road on several segments of the trial. The closer to the state line you get the rougher it gets. Some bike trail angels have painted white lines onto of the roots to prevent accidents and it helps.
Other than a root little surprise every now and then it is still a well kept scenic route with bridges, farms and views to remember for a good days ride. Have fun

Sunset Drive Trail

Relaxing, slightly rolling trail along water and through trees. Plenty of benches and tables. I'm really glad I found this one.

April, 2020 by wirenut7171

Relaxing, slightly rolling trail along water and through trees. Plenty of benches and tables. I'm really glad I found this one.

Chief Ladiga Trail

great trail but watch out between mile markers 18.5 to 16. There are some bumps that will loosen your molars, not to mention damage your bicycle. Wish someone would grind them down.

March, 2020 by kilkilg

great trail but watch out between mile markers 18.5 to 16. There are some bumps that will loosen your molars, not to mention damage your bicycle. Wish someone would grind them down.

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Silver Comet Trail

I've walked a small portion of the Silver Comet for one week; Can't wait to ride my bike!

February, 2020 by hq2600

Absolutely wonderful!!!! Rain AND Shine!

Chief Ladiga Trail

Bumps everywhere

October, 2019 by bwoods0

Beautiful trail, just not maintained from Piedmont's area of responsibility and Cleburne county's area of responsibility. Safe to use at lower speeds on road bikes, or best if mountain bikes. Sever bumps from roots, will toss you from the cycle. Large cracks in Cleburne county that tires on road bikes can get caught in. Be safe, ride slow, be observant. Still a great ride.

Carrollton GreenBelt

Loved it

October, 2019 by goosegear

My wife and I did this simple loop around the city at an avg of 11mph. One of the most pleasant enjoyable rides Ive ever had. We have Trek ebikes but also have regular bikes. We rode ebikes this time. Shouldnt be any issue for anyone. Awesome flow through many different types of areas.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Great Trail

October, 2019 by goosegear

Rode 40 miles from Piedmont back toward Jacksonville , then from the state line to Cedartown, GA. Love this trail had lunch in Piedmont at Shells downtown, wow!!!! Highly recommend. Only open Wednesday thru Saturday

Sunset Drive Trail

Great

August, 2019 by njbiliter

Fantastic trail for walking next to water

Chief Ladiga Trail

chuck & karen

May, 2019 by chaspenny

On our 50th wedding anniversary trip from Michigan to Gulf Shores we stopped at Piedmont and rode the Chief Ladiga trail to the start of the Silver Comet. Beautiful sunny day and quite warm. The trail is definitely a slight easy uphill grade going east. The lack of any restroom facilities at the junction of Chief Ladiga and the Silver Comet trails was very disappointing as was the lack of places to stop and see the beauty that surrounds. There’s some rough spots caused by roots but not so bad as to cause a problem.

Silver Comet Trail

WELSHfest in Rockmart

March, 2019 by maplover2

As part of a local heritage festival (Welshfest mid March annually) we checked out fest, music, tearoom, vendors, and biked from Rockmart to Coots Lake and back. Quick 10 miles RT and scenic. Loved the babbling creek, slate yards, craggy walls, tunnels, lake and caves. Cool stretch of trail from the best trail town on the route. Trailhead is on town square which offers South Marble coffee shop, Solis sandwich shop, Spice Street Cafe, cupcakery, museums, shops, a Slate House, green space, park, and weekly farmers market. Heard an airbnb is brewing. Meanwhile camping & mini cabins available at the Rock campground.

Chief Ladiga Trail

1st Bike Trail

March, 2019 by mcmillan7

We biked the Chief Ladiga trail from the Anniston Trailhead to Jacksonville State University baseball facility to watch a baseball game (approx. 8 miles total). The trail was well maintained. Passed a few people at the beginning in Anniston with the middle of the trail pretty much to ourselves. Once we got close to the University, biking and foot traffic picked up but was very manageable. We had an excellent adventure on our first Trail biking trip and plan on riding more of this trail in the future.

Chief Ladiga Trail

Art Sullivan

February, 2019 by gasul42

A great bike trail. The scenery is unbelievable.Lots of wildlife. Alabama should be very proud of this bike trail.

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