Michael Tucker Memorial Park & Chief Ladiga Trail

Anniston’s Michael Tucker Park currently serves as the southern terminus of the Chief Ladiga Trail. The park was named in memory Dr. Michael Tucker, a noted Anniston physician and long-time bicycle enthusiast. Nestled within a pecan grove, the park offers parking the trail, a gazebo, a drinking fountain, 16 site primitive campground and rest-room facilities.

The Chief Ladiga Trail is Alabama’s first extended rails to trails project. It extends over 33 miles and connects the cities of Anniston, Weaver, Jacksonville, and Piedmont as it travels through Calhoun and Cleburne Counties. The trail provides a safe, non-motorized way to travel, exercise, and relax while enjoying the outdoors. Streams, wetlands, forest, farmlands, and mountains can be seen along this family oriented pathway.

For information and to view a map of the campground click this link, Campground Rules & Map. To make campground reservations, download the Reservation Form, complete and return it by email to khudson@annistonal.gov, or by regular mail at P.O. Box 2168, Anniston, AL 36202. Payments for reservations may be made online through the Anniston Aquatics and Fitness Center at Campground Reservations or sent to the aforementioned address.

For more information on the Chief Ladiga Trail or Michael Tucker Park and Campground, contact the Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic & Fitness Center at 256-847-7349.

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