Ridge ATV Park
The 3rd most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Alabama.
Tuesday 26 July 2016 04:25 GMT
Northeast of Birmingham and northwest of Springville, The Ridge has 440 acres of trails open to ATV riding. There are 30 miles of trails with all types of terrain including open fields, tight woods, fire lanes, hill climbing, creeks, rocks, and lots of elevation changes. There are approximatly 15 miles of trails with more being added on a weekly basis. It is maintained by the Ridge Riding Club.
To reach The Ridge from Birmingham, head up I-59 North toward Gadsden/Atlanta. Take exit number 154 (Springville/ Odenville). Turn left and go over the interstate. You will now be on AL-174/Marietta Rd. You will go about 7/10 mile and come to a four way stop. Go straight through the four way. You will stay on this road for almost 4 miles. AL-174/Marietta Rd. will turn into Murphees Valley Rd. This will take you up Pine Mountain, careful the road makes a U-turn half way up the mountain. When you reach the top take a left onto Pine Mountain Rd. The Ridge will be the fourth driveway on your right.
Note: Open weekends only.
Overall, Ridge ATV Park is the 3rd most popular ATV riding trail of all 5 ATV trails in Alabama. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Ridge ATV Park including Kentuck ORV Trail System and Minooka Park.