support our major partners

Alabama Power Company


Alabama Power is the owner and manager of over 750 miles of shoreline on Lake Martin, the primary location for the CRATA hiking trails.  We are forever grateful for their support of our organization and our mission.  Visit their website by clicking here.

Lake Martin Resource Assocation


 Lake Martin Resource Association (LMRA) is an active member-supported, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and protecting Lake Martin and the adjacent areas. LMRA has been working to better the lake community since its organization in 1970. Visit LMRA at their website by clicking here.

Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc.



Tallapoosa  Publishers, Inc., publishes five local newspapers and three coffee-table  quality, lifestyle magazines - Lake, Lake Martin Living and Elmore  County Living - along with several annual special editions. The company's  owner, Kenneth Boone, and publisher, Steve Baker, along with the entire newsroom  and magazine staff, are proud to support Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail  Association.

TPI, Inc. has been a major partner providing advertising and graphic services to our many projects.  

Click here to visit their website.

Alabama Extension Services - Tallapoosa County


The Alabama Extension Service through its office in Tallapoosa County has been a major resource providing access to Master Naturalists in our area.

 The Alabama Master Naturalist program is a new statewide program whose goal is to help promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Alabama’s natural world among Alabama’s citizens and visitors. In addition, the AMN program will also develop a statewide corps of well-informed volunteers providing education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. 

Read more about the Alabama Extension Service at their website by clicking here.