The Clarkson Covered Bridge 54 travels to the Clarkson Covered Bridge, skirting the Bankhead National Forest to the west. The route is hilly with one long climb. The covered bridge rest stop has restrooms, water and a soda machine; a store is located in West Point 4 miles after the bridge. Directions to start: This ride begins at the Falkville High School which is located about 40 minutes from Huntsville. Falkville is a mile west of I-65, 18 miles south of I-565, 5 miles south of Hartselle.

From I-65 take exit 322 and turn Right on CR-55, travel 0.9 miles. Turn Left onto US-31 for one block and take an immediate Right on W 2nd Street. Travel 0.3 miles, a large parking lot in front of the school will be on the left.

 Turn Leg  Description Mile
R 0.1  East on W 2nd Street x
L 0.3  on 5th Avenue x
L 2.3  on CR-55 / W Pike Road x
L 1.6  on Huckaby Bridge Road x
R 1.3  at "T" onto W Lacon Road x
L 3.0  on Roundtop Road (climb, gravel) x
R 1.4  at "T" onto CR-1212 x
Rest Stop -  at convenience store on AL-157
 next rest stop in 25 miles
S 8.0  continue West on AL-1101 (curve) x
L 2.9  at "T" onto CR-195 x
L 2.7  on CR-50 x
R 3.3  on CR-1069 x
L 7.6  at "T" onto CR-1043 x
Rest Stop -  at the Clarkson Covered Bridge
 on left, next rest stop in 4 miles
 Turn Leg  Description Mile
S 0.6  continue Southeast on CR-1043 x
L 1.2  on CR-1117 x
SR 0.4  to stay on CR-1117 x
L 1.0  at "T" to stay on CR-1117 x
R 0.8  at "T" onto CR-1141 x
Rest Stop -  at convenience store on left
 finish in 15 miles
L 0.3  North on CR-1242 x
S 2.5  across to stay on CR-1242 x
L 0.2  on CR-1229 x
L 4.7  on CR-1223 x
L 2.5  on W Lacon Road (watch!) x
R 0.5  at "T" to stay on W Lacon Road x
R 1.6  on Huckaby Bridge Road x
R 2.3  on CR-55 x
R 0.3  on 5th Avenue x
R 0.1  on W 2nd Street x
L -  at Falkville High School x

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