Bike Ride or Roller Blade
Chief Ladiga Trail - Piedmont AL
October 16, 1999 8 A.M.
of the Covered Bridge Trail invite the public to join members for a
fun, relaxing day on Alabama's premier rail-trail, the Chief Ladiga
Trail in Piedmont.
trail began in 1990 as the first ISTEA rail-trail conversion project
in Alabama. It now runs more than 25 miles. People from the local area
and across the state use the trail. Supporters say the trail has
become a resource for communities along its path. The trail has
increased tourism dollars, benefited business, and enhanced the
quality of life for those living along or near the trail. Public
educational areas have been developed near the trail.
to travel the Chief Ladiga rail-trail? Meet
at the Oneonta Public Library, Second Street and Ingram Avenue,
Saturday, October 16, 8 A.M.,
to car pool to Piedmont (about 1.5 hours from Oneonta). Bring
(required), bicycle or roller blades, lunch, water and a day pack.
Optional dinner (Dutch treat) afterwards. Showers available.
going will be split into groups: choose between riding 30, 20, or 10
miles or less, all on pavement.
view from the trail is Dugger Mountain, the next proposed wilderness
area for Alabama.
Chief Ladiga Trail information
more information contact:
Friends of the Covered Bridge Trail
POB 1902 - Oneonta AL 35121-0021
Blount: Vicky Wilson 205-647-6961
Cliff Robinson 205-429-3150
Jefferson: Mike Wesson 205-681-7899
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Last modified:March 20, 2000
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