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Facts & Description

Chief Ladiga Trail, Alabama

Length: 33 miles
Surface: Smooth asphalt from Georgia Alabama Line for 33 miles to Woodland Park.  It goes through Cleburne and Calhoun Counties in Alabama

Safety:

  • Trail is open to all non-motorized uses.
  • Stay on the trail surface.
  • Respect the privacy of adjacent land owners.
  • Travel in a consistent and predictable manner.
  • Keep right as you use the trail.
  • Pass on the left and give a courteous and audible signal of your intention to pass.
  • Stop, look, and yield to traffic at crossings.
  • Clean up your litter.
  • Keep pets leashed and clean up after them.
  • No alcohol, drugs or firearms (allowed with license).
  • Cyclists and skaters should wear helmets.
  • Use the buddy system.
  • Use the trail only during daylight hours.
  • Walkers have the right of way.
  • Climbing on bridges and railing is prohibited.
  • Use extreme caution while crossing bridges.

Maintained By:

The Chief Ladiga Trail is maintained by Cleburne County and Calhoun County for their respective sections.

History of Trail:

Alabama’s Chief Ladiga Trail rails-to-trails project began in 1990 when the Calhoun County Commission and the city of Piedmont purchased 22-miles of abandoned railroad corridor.


Weather:

The Chief Ladiga Trail is open year-round. Average snowfall in the area is 1″ per year. The best time to visit is April through October if you like mild weather. The current conditions shown on the right are for Anniston at the southwestern end of the trail.

Average JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
High (°F) 52 57 66 75 81 88 90 89 84 75 65 56
Low (°F) 31 34 42 49 57 65 69 68 62 49 41 34
Average (°F) 42 46 54 62 70 77 80 79 74 62 53 46
Rain (inches) 5.1 5.1 6.3 5.3 4.2 3.7 4.5 3.9 3.6 2.7 3.7 4.8

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