The Civil Heritage Trail, sponsored by the DBA, connects 12 historic sites in downtown Montgomery that played pivotal roles in the American Civil Rights Movement and the American Civil War. Participants are welcome to join the tour at any point along the Trail. Civil Heritage Trail maps are available at any of the trail sites and at the Montgomery Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcome Center located at Union Station.
The Civil Heritage Trail is a walking and biking trail that covers 2.5 miles through the downtown area of the Capital City. Each site is marked with a blue bike rack engraved with the Civil Heritage Trail seal and the City of Montgomery logo. Trail sites include Union Station, Riverfront Park and Harriott II Riverboat, Court Square Fountain, Rosa L. Parks Library and Museum and Children’s Wing, Freedom Rides Museum at the Greyhound Bus Station, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Alabama State Capitol, Alabama Department of Archives and History and Museum of Alabama, First White House of the Confederacy, Civil Rights Memorial and Center, Old Alabama Town, and St. John’s Episcopal Church.