Where does the Silver Comet Trail begin?

Where does the Silver Comet Trail begin?

Mavell Road Trailhead
The Silver Comet Trail is 61.5 miles long, and starts at the Mavell Road Trailhead in Smyrna, Georgia. It ends at the Georgia/Alabama state line, near Cedartown and The Esom Hill Trailhead. At the Georgia/Alabama state line, the Silver Comet connects to the 33-mile long Chief Ladiga Trail.

How long does it take to complete the Silver Comet Trail?

At 61.5 miles, the Silver Comet is a long trail, but with a smooth paved surface and minimal intersections, the route can be biked in one or two days by those who are ambitious.

Can you walk on the Silver Comet Trail?

The Silver Comet Trail is one of Georgia’s top trails for running, walking, cycling, or skating. It’s an epic-length, 61.5-mile trail that spans from the Atlanta suburbs in Smyrna to the Alabama border. Limited street crossings make for a great, distraction-free, long-distance run or cycle on the trail.

Is the Silver Comet Open?

Silver Comet/Chief Ladiga info. COVID-19: the Siler Comet and Chief Ladiga Trails ARE OPEN, offering a safe and healthy option for recreation. However, business hours and closures are unpredictable and subject to change. If you are counting on a business to be open, call ahead to make sure.

Are there bathrooms on the Silver Comet Trail?

Silver Comet Trail Description The well-maintained 61.5-mile trail is 12-foot wide and paved. Along the way are 17 wheelchair-accessible access points, 15 restrooms, 10 water fountains, and a variety of trailside services.

Is the Silver Comet Trail Hilly?

The trail is very hilly heading east to Grady Rd Trailhead. Some of the hills are rolling while others are long, steep, and in direct sunlight. Please bring plenty to drink, and be careful not to overheat. For more information on the hilly areas, visit the Grady Road Trailhead page.

How long is the Chief Ladiga Trail?

32.5 miles
CHIEF LADIGA TRAIL. The Chief Ladiga Trail is a rails to trails greenway that extends 32.5 miles the Georgia state line to Weaver, Alabama. The entire trail is paved and follows the bed of the former Seaboard/CSX Railroad.

Is the Chief Ladiga Trail Safe?

Runners frequent this trail as well as cyclists, and because visitors are so respectful of the trail, it is clean, stress-free and safe.

Who is chief ladiga?

Chief Ladiga was a Muscogee chief who relinquished his tribe’s lands when he signed the Treaty of Cusseta in 1832. The Treaty was part of a broader policy of indian removal perpetrated by the Jackson Administration. Ladiga sold half his land (which would later become Jacksonville) to speculators for $2000.

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