Bessemer Rail Trail

Alabama

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Bessemer Rail Trail Facts

States: Alabama
Counties: Jefferson
Length: 0.43 miles
Trail end points: Fairfax Avenue and Berkley Avenue
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 10439341
Trail activities: Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Bessemer Rail Trail Description

Bessemer’s first rail-trail was opened in the spring of 2018. At just under half a mile, the first phase of the trail sits in the shaded former corridor of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad paralleling 14th Street. The trail is asphalt and open to pedestrians and cyclists. Future phases will see it extended from Bessemer’s historic downtown to Lakeshore Drive.

Parking and Trail Access

Some parking is available along Fairfax Ave near the trailhead.

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