Welcome to the Official Web Site of the
Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride®
2018 Ride Sept. 15th
25th, SILVER, Anniversary
It's more than just a ride, it's an experience....
No Registration & No Fees to Ride
- Always the Third Saturday of September
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- 2018 Ride
- Trail History
- Ride History
- T-Shirt History
- Riding Tips
- Route Preservation
- 2000 - 2001
- 1995 - 1999
Please respect the customs and laws of the cities & towns we visit.
September 15, 2018 Main Ride Schedule
||We will ride Rain or Shine
|Ride the official route that is recognized by the Alabama Indian Affairs
"dedicated to following the historical route to
Click on Accommodations in the Menu on the left for a list of area motels along the route.
ALABAMA AVE DOWNTOWN BRIDGEPORT ALABAMA...... LINE UP 7 AM CDT LEAVE 8:00 AM CDT SEPT. 16, 2017
|| Kickoff rally in Bridgeport - Friday September 15, 4 PM CDT
From Huntsville AL travel US Hwy 72 to Stevenson AL exit onto State Hwy 277 and go north 6 miles to Bridgeport
and follow the signs to line up on Alabama Ave. in downtown.
From Interstate 24 take exit 152 onto Hwy 72 west to first exit past Alabama state line state Hwy 277 and go
south 2 miles to Bridgeport and follow signs to line up on Alabama Ave. downtown.
STOP#1-LUNCH POLARIS Industries - Huntsville (apx. 82 miles) Leave 12:30 CDT
POLARIS Industries, THE OFFICIAL LUNCH STOP FOR THE TRAIL OF TEARS COMMEMORATIVE RIDE.
VENDORS, FOOD TRUCKS, LIVE MUSIC, COLD DRINKS AND PRIZES!!!
COME JOIN THE FUN!!!!
OFFICIAL RIDE STOP VENDOR BOOKING CONTACTS:
Waterloo, Official End Of The Ride (app.100 miles) .................... Arrive 3:00pm CDT
|| Starting Friday at 8:30 AM - FREE Three Day POW WOW presented by the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission
Food, Arts & Crafts Vendors
Free Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday Night
FRIDAY - Tosha Hill Band
SATURDAY -Tosha Hill Band
Click Here to See ALL Waterloo Event Info
Vendors contact the Waterloo Town Hall at (256) 764-3237
or email - TownOfH2o@aol.com
Billy & Pam Burns Memorial Ride - Benge Route to join 24th Annual Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride® in Bridgeport AL
Montgomery, AL - Bridgeport Ride
Friday, September 15th 9am
assemble at 8 AM and leaving at 9:00, Harley Davidson of Montgomery 655 North Eastern Blvd Montgomery, AL 36117
11:00 AM Leaving and stopping at Roebuck Shopping Center in Birmingham and
11:30 PM - Leaving Birmingham Roebuck Shopping Center and
Stopping at DeKalb County Tourism on AL Hwy 35 in Fort Payne and
1:30 PM - Leave DeKalb County Tourism to arrive at the Bridgeport exit off HWY 72 to join the from Cherokee NC Riders at 2:45 PM arrive in Bridgeport, AL at 3 PM.
3 PM - Bridgeport exit off HWY 72- Ride into downtown for the Kickoff Rally.
For more information contact
Dennis Johnson email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (334) 202-4389.
Alan Ward Memorial Ride West
to Museum of Native American History, Bentonville, AR.
Museum of Native American History
Sunday September 17th 2017
(Unescorted - Ride At You Own Risk)
Meet Sunday Morning at Sacred Tears for the UNESCORTED Ride West
Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole
Alan Ward Memorial Ride West is an unescorted ride and will leave Spring Park at 8:00 AM CDT for the
Museum of Native American History, Bentonville, AR. We will stop at Bumpus HD on the way for brucnh stop.
Our "PLANNED Route is below - this may change - so use as a Guideline
Waterloo Map ** ->
All Routes subject to change without notice.