Historic Bridgeport Walking Trail

Alabama

Historic Bridgeport Walking Trail Facts

States: Alabama
Counties: Jackson
Length: 2 miles
Trail end points: Bridgeport Railroad Depot Museum and Across the Tennessee River
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Cinder, Concrete
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 9679962
Trail activities: Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Historic Bridgeport Walking Trail Description

There is a wonderful walking trail that leads to a beautiful walking bridge over the Tennessee River. The trail starts just above the Depot and is worth the walk. You walk from the Bridgeport Railroad Depot Museum and head down a shaded path towards the Tennessee River. Once at the river, you walk across the Tennessee River on a converted railroad bridge that spans the entire river. An active railroad bridge runs parallel to the pedestrian bridge. Stop and enjoy the river traffic below. And, you can enjoy the historic museum before and after your walk.

Parking and Trail Access

Take US-72 to the Bridgeport exit. Travel into town on SR-277. From South Pittsburg, Tennessee turn left at the traffic light onto Broadway Avenue. Broadway Avenue will take you to the museum and the beginning of the walking path.

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