The Ridge For Dirt Biking
The MOST popular offroad motorcycle trail in Alabama.
Sunday 14 August 2016 04:26 GMT
Northeast of Birmingham and northwest of Springville, The Ridge has 440 acres of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails 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, The Ridge is the 1st most popular dirt bike trail of all 17 dirt biking rides in Alabama. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby The Ridge including Minooka Dirt Park, Corner Motocross Park, Millcreek Motocross, Mud Road Motorsports, Southern Supercross Park, AMP MX and Deer Run Motocross.