Alabama Trails Commission

BIG NEWS FOR TRAILS in Alabama

On April 7, 2010 by unanimous vote of 27-0 , the Alabama Senate passed  HB376 which creates the Alabama Trails Commission.

Trails Commission, HB 376 and SB 258, sponsored by Rep. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, and Sen. Wendell Mitchell, D-Luverne would create the Alabama Trails Commission to advance development, interconnection and use of cultural, historic and recreational lands and water trails.   HB 376 has been assigned to the House Tourism and Travel Committee. 

Thanks to the perseverance of   Debbie Quinn, Rob Grant, Jody Waites, Tedson Meyers,  Mark Rubino and Bud Kitchin.

HB 376 Alabama Trails Commission-Cam Ward

SB258 by Senator Wendall Mitchell and Senator Tripp Pittman (bipartisan bill)

The commission is a division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, and would coordinate designing, operating and building trails for hiking, biking, running, horseback riding, off-road vehicles and water sports across the state.

The web site for the commission is

www.landoftrails.com