Fort Hampton Metric

        The Fort Hampton Metric is 61 miles, starting and ending at the Elkmont High School in Elkmont, Alabama. Traveling thru scenic farmland, there are a few rough roads and some areas of traffic, but generally good pavement and very quiet. The route is hilly; no long climbs but several 200' hills.

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The total elevation gain is 1,920':

Hurricane Creek metric elevation profile

Thanks to Tim Storey for designing this route. For variations and other routes in the area, check Tim's RideWithGPS routes.

Fort Hampton metric map
        Directions to start:

Elkmont High School, in Elkmont, Alabama:

Take Research Park Blvd North to AL-53, and turn Left / North on AL-53 for 11.6 miles. Turn Left on Ready Section / Bethel Road for 2.6 miles. Turn Left on Old US-31 / AL-251 S for 1.0 miles. Turn Right on Thach Road / CR-100 for 9.1 miles (becomes Sandlin Road west of I-65, and Upper Fort Hampton Road in Elkmont). Turn Right onto High School Road for 0.1 miles.

Google Maps location for Elkmont High School.

Google location of Elkmont High School