Governor Robert Bentley has appointed Tami Reist, president of the Decatur/Morgan County Convention and Visitors Bureau, to the Scenic Byway Program Advisory Council, effective immediately. Her term of service will run concurrently with Governor Bentley’s term of office.
Patterned after the National Scenic Byway Program, the Alabama Scenic Byway Program seeks to identify, preserve, protect and enhance scenic, historic, natural, recreational, cultural and archaeological resources; enhance recreation; and, promote economic development through tourism and education in the history, culture and natural beauty of Alabama.
A Scenic Byway is a stretch of roadway that provides an exceptional travel experience through the State of Alabama. The following are state designated byways: Appalachian Highlands Scenic Byway, Barbour County Governor’s Trail, Black Belt Nature and Heritage Trail, Black Warrior River Scenic Byway, Leeds Stagecoach Route, and Lookout Mountain Parkway. The Natchez Trace, Selma to Montgomery All American Road, Talladega Scenic Byway and Alabama’s Coastal Connection are nationally designated byways. For more information, visit www.alabamabyways.com.