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Columbus, Georgia Black Heritage Trail

Location Columbus, GA; about 100 miles south and west of Atlanta, within the Chattahoohee Valley & adjacent to Phoenix City & Fort Benning
State(s) Georgia
Type Urban Trail
Length 9.00 Miles / 14.48 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




The Columbus, GA Black Heritage Trail is an urban concrete trail, which lies on existing sidewalks and city streets. Portions of the trail provide excellent scenic views of both the Chattahoochee River and the urban historic district which features unique architecture dating back to the 1800's. The tourist may walk, bicycle, and drive by car or tour bus to view the site. The Ma Rainey House marks the beginning for the black heritage enthusiast. The route is an element of an extensive downtown recreational trail system being developed for the Columbus area.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 0 inches.

Primary Surface: Concrete

Secondary Surface: Concrete

Average Grade: 0%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 2000

Date Last Updated: 03/30/2017


Contact Information

Trail management:
City of Columbus, Parks & Recreation Dept.
P.O. Box 1340
Columbus , GA 31902 -1340

Janice Davis
Executive Director
Greater Columbus Sports and Events Council
P.O.Box 1519
Columbus , GA 31902
(706) 660-1996


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