Map of the Chief Ladiga Trail

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Chief Ladiga Trail

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Chief Ladiga Trail

LENGTH:

32.5 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Anniston, Weaver, Jacksonville, Piedmont, Borden Springs

HIGHLIGHTS:

local schools, local parks, rail-trail, Alabama countryside, old railroad bridges, train depot, rural communities

NEARBY TRAILS:

Silver Comet Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Atlanta

The Chief Ladiga Trail is a 32.5-mile long paved pathway that extends from Weaver to the border with Georgia east of Borden Springs in Northeastern Alabama. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and passes through the farmland and forested areas of this part of the state. The trail goes right through the campus of Jacksonville State University.

At its northeastern end, the Chief Ladiga Trail meets the Silver Comet Trail at the Alabama / Georgia state line.

Conditions

The Chief Ladiga Trail is paved for its entire route, though some of the access paths may be unpaved. The route is quite rural and there are few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running.

Communities

The Chief Ladiga Trail goes past the following communities: Anniston, Weaver, Jacksonville, Piedmont and Borden Springs.

Points of Interest

The Chief Ladiga Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Askew Field
Weaver Elementary School
Jacksonville High School
Stoneybrook Golf Course
Jacksonville Community Cetner
Jacksonville Trail Depot
John Pelham Monument
Jacksonville State University
Germania Springs Park
Piednmont Sports Complex
Piedmont Jaycee Park
Piedmont High School
Alabama / Georgi State Line
Nearby Trails

Silver Comet Trail: The northeast end of the Chief Ladiga Trail connects to the Silver Comet Trail which is a 62 mile long paved pathway that extends all the way to Smyrna on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia.

End Points

The southwest end of the Chief Ladiga Trail is located at Holley Farm Road and Weaver Road at a quarter mile south of its intersection with Cave Road in Anniston on the south side of Weaver. There is a trailhead with a restroom and a gazebo at this location

The northeast end of the trail is located along the Alabama / Georgia state line off of County Road 49 near Esom Hill, Georgia.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Chief Ladiga Trail in Northeastern Alabama.