Always the 3rd Saturday of September, the Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride commemorates the forced march of Native Americans to reservations west of the Mississippi River. The ride passes through Limestone County - along Interstate 565 to the Greenbrier Exit (Exit 3) where the ride stops for a break before resuming and traveling Mooresville Road to U.S. Highway 72 and continuing west to Florence then Waterloo and portions on to Oklahoma.
Motorcyclist from all over the nation gather for the ride along the route that begins in North Carolina, with portions organized to start in Chattanooga, Tennessee; South Pittsburg, Tennessee and Bridgeport, Alabama.
Residents and visitors alike, line the route to welcome the riders and join in commemoration of this solemn remembrance of the tragic events of American history.
Trail of Tears Commemorative Ride
September 18, 2021 - Bridgeport to Waterloo
Line Up Down Town Bridgeport at 7:00am and Leave at 8:00am CDT Lunch Stop at Redstone Harley-Davidson 15100 Old AL-20 (Exit 3 on I-565) in Greenbrier, Alabama. Leave Redstone HD at 12:00pm CDT travel via Mooresville Road in US 72 and then west and arrive in Waterloo at 3:00pm CDT