Directions to Academy

From Birmingham or Atlanta:
OPTION 1 (Bypass):
Take Exit 188 (Oxford) onto Golden Springs Rd. Travel north on Golden Springs Rd (becomes Henry Rd, then Eastern Bypass Rd) for 7.1 miles. Exit onto HWY 21 and turn right (north). In mile turn right at traffic light onto Summerall Gate Rd. (by Lowe's). Travel east on Summerall Gate Rd for 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Rucker St. (across from baseball fields). Building is on your left. Academy is on back corner of building.

OPTION 2 (through Anniston):
Take Exit 185 (Oxford/Anniston) onto Hwy 21 North. Travel north on Hwy 21 for 7.4 miles. Turn right at red light onto Summerall Gate Rd. (by Lowe's). Travel east on Summerall Gate Rd for 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Rucker St. (across from baseball fields). Building is on your left. Academy is on back corner of building.

From Gadsden:
Follow Hwy 431 south to intersection with Hwy 21. Exit to HWY 21 & turn north (right at traffic light). In 0.4 miles turn right at traffic light onto Summerall Gate Rd. (by Lowe's). Travel east on Summerall Gate Rd for 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Rucker St. (across from baseball fields) Building is on your left. Academy is on back corner of building.

From Jacksonville:
Take AL Highway 21 south approx. 8 miles. Turn left (at redlight) onto Baltzell Gate Road. Travel 1.1 miles to traffic circle. Bear right and turn onto Summerall Gate Rd at Firestation. Go 0.1 mile and stay right at "Y". Travel 0.1 mile to Rucker St. Turn left onto Rucker and go 0.1 mile to BG D.H. Stem Ave. Turn left on BG D.H. Stem Ave and Academy is on the left.


Directions to Pistol Range

From I-59 (Gadsden)
Take Exit 183 (Attalla/Gadsden) onto Hwy 431 South. Stay on Hwy 431 through Gadsden (approx. 6.8 miles). Turn left onto Hwy 278 East. Go 15.2 miles and turn right onto Roy Webb Rd (gas station at intersection). Go south on Roy Webb Rd. 0.5 miles and take asphalt driveway on left. (You have passed the entrance if you come to a small church on your right)

From I-20 (Birmingham or Atlanta)
Take Exit 185 (Oxford/Anniston) onto Hwy 21 North. Stay on Hwy 21 through Oxford, Anniston, & Jacksonville (approx. 17.8 miles). Turn left onto Roy Webb Rd. (past Jacksonville State University) Go north on Roy Webb Rd. 8.6 miles and take asphalt driveway on right. (You have passed the entrance if you come to a volunteer fire department and the intersection with Hwy 278.)

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ACCOMMODATIONS:
Long Leaf Lodge - Anniston
(256)820-9494 FAX (256)820-8388
Turn onto Baltzell Gate Road. Travel 1.1 miles to traffic circle. Bear right and turn onto Summerall Gate Rd at Firestation. Go 0.1 mile and bear left at "Y". Long Leaf Lodge is on right.

Hampton Inn - Jacksonville
(256) 782-0330 Fax (256) 782-0336.
http://www.jacksonvilleal.hamptoninn.com
8 miles North of Intersection of AL 21 & Baltzell Gate Rd. Hotel is on the left. Mention law enforcement class at academy and rate is $79.00 a night and includes free breakfast, fitness center, business center and wireless internet usage.

For a listing of other nearby accomodations, please view the Accommodations listing.