Bike the elephant trails at Elephant Refuge North America

Published 4:48 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Attapulgus’s own Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) invites you and your family to discover the Refuge’s gently rolling hills, lush pastures and dense forests from an elephant’s point of view. The Bike the Elephant Trails is sceduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at ERNA, 404 Laslie Rd, Attapulgus, GA, 39815. Register on line. (

The ride is rated easy to difficult with the trails traversing 750 acres of forest, pastures and two lakes. You will be the first to enjoy this scenic beauty before elephants arrive. For the more adventurous rider, there are offshoots of the main moderate trails that dead-end at the bottom of hills thus providing uphill challenges.

You are also invited to bring a lunch to enjoy at Elephant Lake. The admission fee of $25 benefits the non-profit organization Elephant Aid International, developers of ERNA. Memorial t-shirts are available; order on line. Sign up early, space is limited!

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To ensure a safe day for everyone, helmets are required for all bike riders, and minors must be accompanied by an adult. This is a tobacco-free and alcohol-free event. Participation will be limited to 50 people, so you are encouraged to register, before the event, online at

Please note, there are no elephants on the property at this time.