Touted as "Alabama's Best Kept Secret" Waterloo is a beautiful little town in the NorthWest corner of Alabama. Sitting on the banks of the Pickwick Lake Waterloo is home to the Trail of Tears Memorial and Edith Culver Museum
Every year since 1993 the small town has had thousands of visitors, tourist, and motorcycles attend the Annual Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride and Remembrance event in September.This event is in remembrance of the Indian Removal act of 1830. The event consist of a Native American Pow-wow, Free Music, Food Vendors, Arts & Craft Vendors and Local Non-Profit Vendors.
Waterloo, Alabama has 2 large boat ramp areas that are equipped with piers, handicapped parking and large parking lots. Waterloo Alabama gets tons of boaters and fisherman from near and far to fish in tournaments, visit the waterfall across the river or just check out a crappie hole that everybody has been talking about.
The Riverwalk is located at the end Main Street in Waterloo, Alabama. The Riverwalk was built in remembrance of the Native Americans who were loaded onto boats and shipped of from Waterloo during the Trail of Tears. The Riverwalk has a historical plaque, an engraved retaining wall and paver bricks that are engraved with the names of loved ones that have passed on. The sale of these bricks are raising money to build a Native American statue as well.