Things to Do: Explore Creekline Trails of Opelika

Creekline Trails of Opelika

Do you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors and appreciating nature? If so, there is a new hidden gem for you to explore! Creekline Trails of Opelika recently celebrated opening a new Pepperell Branch-Waverly Trail.

About the new trail

Outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled to discover the beauty of the Creekline Trails of Opelika, including the newest addition. Explorers will find the convenient trailhead on Waverly Parkway near Highway 280 in Opelika.

The Pepperell Branch-Waverly Trail is a testament to Opelika’s commitment to providing residents and visitors with opportunities to connect with nature. This newly opened trail boasts pretty views, diverse flora and fauna and a peaceful ambiance, perfect for hiking, biking or simply taking a stroll.

Whether you are a local looking for a new adventure or a traveler passing through the area, Creekline Trails of Opelika offers a serene escape from the daily hustle and bustle.

More about Creekline Trails of Opelika

The creation of Creekline Trails of Opelika is a labor of love. According to the website, it’s a citizen-led project, from the development to the funding, with the end goal being a series of creekside trails and greenways open for community use.

By working closely with the City of Opelika and sponsored by the Envision Opelika Foundation, Inc., Creekline Trails continues to create multi-use paths, nature paths and bike lanes surrounding Opelika’s beautiful watershed streams.

Plan your visit accordingly if you are eager to explore Opelika’s newest trail. Pack plenty of water, sunscreen and comfortable footwear. And don’t forget your camera to capture the unique sights along the way. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a casual nature lover, the Pepperell Branch-Waverly Trail offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Stay connected

Connect with Creekline Trails of Opelika on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about the ongoing project, including ways to get involved. You can also explore the proposed master plan of Creekline Trails online before visiting the now-open one-mile section.


After hiking in Opelika, unwind on your private patio at Shelton Mill Townhomes in Auburn. Do you still have energy to burn? Hit the tennis or basketball courts! And for more fun things to do around town, keep reading our blogs.