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Cathedral Caverns

The Cathedral Caverns are a wonderful place to start a ride. From frozen waterfalls to stalagmites and stone walls this is a site not to be missed. There are plenty of places in the beginning and end of this ride to stock up on supplies and fuel to make it through the twists and turns.

Cathedral Caverns

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Cathedral Caverns Hwy
Grant, AL 35747
United States
Contact: Grant Alabama
Phone: 256-728-2007
Ride Distance: 94 miles
Directions: From Grant take Cathedral Caverns Road North through the State Park on up to State Route 72 taking a Left and following it to Lacy Reservation. Take Highway 65 North passed Trenton to County Road 4 to the Left just before Hollytree. Follow County Road 4 North West. Follow Upper Hurricane Creek Road up and around to Hurricane Road and take yet another Left heading South onto Ryland Pike. Take a Yep another Left onto Dug Hill Road across State Route 72 and onto King Drake Road taking a Right onto Caldwell then a Left onto State Route 431. Left onto County Road 28, Right onto Old Highway 4731 SE then again on County Road 28 then a Right onto County Road 77 through New Hope. Left U-turn onto County Road 466 to County Road 5 Then North back into Grant.
Description: Grant Alabama is situated on top of Gunter Mountain and is surrounded by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. There are fantastic places to visit along this route starting at the beginning with the history of the American Revolution and also one of the biggest caverns in the world, the Cathedral Caverns. As you head North West you will be entranced with the beauty of the surrounding area and the twists and turns of the road. As you make your way around, a point of interest can be the Monte Sano State Park and you will need a detour off the route to make it there as there are no shortcuts to it from Dug Hill Road. After this 3 hour ride you can cool off by Guntersville Lake just East of Grant.

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jrobinson   November 13, 2011 05:45 PM
CR 4 in Paint Rock Valley becomes a dirt road and may have locked gates. You can stay on Hwy 65 to Huntland, TN. Take Winchester Rd out of Huntland back to New Market, Al. This is a very good ride.