Hiking Trails in Virginia

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  • Ashland Trolley Line

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Ashland Trolley Line is located at the intersection of Gwathmey Church Rd. and the Ashland-Richmond Trolley Line, in Ashland. Hanover County has designated approximately a one-mile section of the historic Ashland-Richmond Trolley Line as ...
  • Beulah Street Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 3.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Running parallel to Beulah Street from Franconia to Fort Belvoir in southeast Fairfax County, this paved trails provides a link to numerous neighborhoods along its route.
  • Birdneck Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Birdneck Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Norfolk Avenue and General Booth Boulevard. The trail rambles past parks, golf ...
  • Blake Lane Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

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  • Blue Ridge Tunnel Trail (Crozet Tunnel Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface:

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia, lies the Blue Ridge Tunnel, designed by French engineer Claudius Crozet. It was built to allow the passage of the Blue Ridge Railroad through the mountains to reach the Shenandoah Valley. Construction ...
  • Bluemont Junction Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Bluemont Junction Trail is a 1.3 mile paved trail branch off the Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) and marks the spot where the Southern railroad met another line from Rosslyn. This shady trail connects Bluemont Park to Ballston. Visitors ...
  • Braddock Road Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    This trail parallels Braddock Rd. and New Braddock Rd. though the southern part of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. The trail provides connections to the George Mason University Fairfax Campus, as well as numerous nieghborhoods and the Fairfax ...
  • Bull Creek Pedestrian and Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Bull Creek Pedestrian and Bike Trail, which will one day run 3 miles, lies in the coal-mining country of western Virginia. Following the route of a former Norfolk Southern coal train, the first phase of rail-trail winds 1.5 miles along a wooded ...
  • Cape Henry Drive Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Cape Henry Drive Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Jade Street and Kendall Street, where it continues as the Cape Henry Trail in ...
  • Cape Henry Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel, Sand

    The Cape Henry Trail crosses the heavily wooded First Landing State Park, located on Capte Henry north of Virginia Beach. The trail provides access to the Narrows Recreation area, located in the park, as well as to neighborhoods and shops just ...
  • Centreville Road Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 4.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This paved path runs parallel to Centreville Road, providing an safe alternative transportation method along this busy suburban roadway in Western Fairfax County. The trail runs from just south of the Centreville Rd/267 entrance/exit to the ...
  • Chessie Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Chessie Nature Trail travels through breathtaking rural Virginia countryside, following mile markers left behind by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad that ran this route. Dont be surprised if you find yourself sharing the trail with a wide ...
  • Chester Linear Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    This is a very short, but pretty trail.
  • Cowan Boulevard Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

  • Cross County Trail (VA)

    State: VA
    Length: 40 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

    The Cross County Trail is a multi-use trail that generally follows the various stream valleys in Fairfax County, Virginia. Some sections are wheelchair/mobility scooter accessible but not all sections. Some sections are suitable for horseback ...
  • Custis Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Custis Trail is a popular urban route that links Virginia's D.C. suburbs with the District itself, connecting to both the W&OD Railroad Regional Park Trail at the latter's 4-mile marker and the Mount Vernon Trail at Roosevelt Island. The ...
  • Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 15.7 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail (DRHT) is currently a private-use trail only, which means a permit is required to use it. Friends of the DRHT are working to create public access to the trail, which traverses scenic forested landscape abounding ...
  • Dam Neck Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Dam Neck Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Salem Road and Terrier Avenue, along the southern border of the Dam Neck Naval ...
  • DelFosse Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    With funds from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation the Delfosse Trail was built by Nelson County on the property of a local winery. The 5.5-mile loop is open to hikers and mountain bikers, and includes scheduled ATV rides. ...
  • Devils Fork Loop Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Devils Fork Loop Trail provides an impressively beautiful route through an old-growth hemlock and rhododendron forest. The trail is extremely challenging, with as many as 18 stream crossings (at the height of the winter thaw), a 1,200-foot ...
  • Diamond Springs Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Diamond Springs Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach–Norfolk region for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Wesleyan Drive and Northampton Boulevard. The trail links neighborhoods ...
  • Dick & Willie Passage Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Dick and Willie Passage is a 4.5 mile, 10-foot wide paved trail. This is a beautiful trail that runs through the heart of Martinsville and Henry County, from El Parral restaurant near Villa Heights to Mulberry Creek east of Martinsville. ...
  • Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

    State: VA
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    As it was built on a former state highway, the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail provides a wide, paved and flat pathway along its namesake waterway and the Great Dismal Swamp Refuge. Not only does this wetlands area provide scenic views and opportunities ...
  • Elizabeth River Trail (Atlantic City Spur)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 9.49 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Elizabeth River Trail–Atlantic City Spur runs for 9.5 miles between Harbor Park Stadium and the Norfolk International Terminals. The trail occupies a railroad right-of-way yet incorporates a sea-faring history as it follows part of Norfolk's ...
  • Fairfax County Parkway Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 28.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Fairfax County Parkway Trail parallels the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 7100) in Fairfax County, Virginia. While this concrete and asphalt surface trail varies in width and condition, most the trail is usable for walking, biking, and inline ...
  • Four Mile Run Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Four Mile Run Trail traverses the Four Mile Run stream valley and has many twists and turns, not to mention steep sections (mercifully short). In places, the trail more or less parallels the W&OD Trail, connecting to it in several places. Four ...
  • General Booth Blvd. Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The General Booth Boulevard Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Princess Anne Road and Norfolk Avenue. At its southern end, where ...
  • Great Neck Road - London Bridge Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 11.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    This 11-mile paved trail begins in the busy commercial area just south of Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. If you wish to reach one of the most popular parks in the state, head east on the Cape Henry Drive Trail that parallels Shore Drive to First ...
  • Guest River Gorge Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Guest River Gorge Trail meanders along ancient sandstone cliffs that plunges 400 feet to the pristine waters below. The deep gorge was created as the Guest River, now designated as a state scenic river, tunneled through Stone Mountain on ...
  • Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Opened in 1999, the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail in Salem (just outside of Roanoke) is associated with Southern Virginia's impressive Civil War history. The northern trailhead at Hanging Rock was the site of the 1864 Hunter's Raid, in which ...
  • Harris Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Harris Road Trail parallels Harris Road on the east side, through the neighborhoods south of Lynnhaven Bay in Virginia Beach. The short trail runs between Little Neck Road and Kline Drive. At the south end, you can pick up the Little Neck ...
  • Herndon Parkway Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    This short trail parallels Herndon Parkway along the east side of the Town of Herndon in Northern Virginia. Much of the trail is the wide of a standard sidewalk, and includes crosswalks and curb-cuts at most street intersections. The trail also ...
  • High Bridge Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 30 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    High Bridge Trail State Park is a multi-use trail ideally suited for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The trail extends 30 miles, linking the towns of Pamplin City, Prospect, Farmville, and Rice. The trail ends 3 miles south of ...
  • Holmes Run Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Holmes Run Trail offers a scenic pathway through the heart of a busy residential area in Alexandria, a suburb of Washington, DC. It's popular with bikers, joggers, and parents with children. The paved trail begins adjacent to Cameron Run Regional ...
  • Huckleberry Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    In the early 1900s, a train line nicknamed "the Huckleberry" was built to transport coal and provide mail and passenger service to Blacksburg. The line was also used by the Corps cadets at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (more commonly known ...
  • Independence Boulevard Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Independence Boulevard Trail is a shared use path that runs parallel to S. Independence Boulevard between Lynnhaven Parkway and Green Meadows Drive.
  • Jackson River Scenic Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt, Grass

    The Jackson River Scenic Trail follows it namesake river, winding its way between Clearwater Park north of Covington and Intervale to the north. The trail follows an old railroad bed of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (Hot Springs Branch) and ...
  • James River Heritage Trail (Blackwater Creek Natural Area)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 9.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Woodchips

    The James River Heritage Trail in the Blackwater Creek Natural Area is one of the premier urban trails in the state, passing through lush forest as well as the heart of historic, industrial downtown Lynchburg. It offers multiple easy connections ...
  • Kempsville Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 7.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Kempsville Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Providence Road (SR 40) and Battlefield Boulevard. Near the south end you'll ...
  • Lake Accotink Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

    In Northern Virginia's suburban community of Springfield, Lake Accotink Park provides a wilderness escape amid the city surroundings. The 500-acre park features picnic areas, miniature golf, an antique carousel, a 55-acre lake with canoe and ...
  • Linton Hall Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 5.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail runs parallel to Linton Hall Road in western Prince William County. The trail services a number of the surrounding communities, such as Broadlands, and acts as a recreation and transportation route for the local residents.
  • Little Neck Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Little Nec Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between W. Little Neck Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard (US 58). At Harris Road you ...
  • Little Stony National Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2.8 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    If you're looking for an easy trip, the Little Stony National Recreation Trail in Jefferson National Forest is the perfect alternative to the nearby Devils Fork Loop. Devils Fork Loop is gorgeous, but it includes a strenuous and often wet climb. ...
  • Lord Fairfax Community Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Opened in September 2009, this multi-purpose trail is the first phase of a connector trail that will connect to the future extension of the Warrenton Branch Greenway. A walking/mountain bike trail that will connect the other two-thirds of the ...
  • Lovettsville Shared-Use Path (Route 287)

    State: VA
    Length: 1.13 miles
    Surface:

    From the Town of Lovettsville, VA web site: Pedestrian/Bike Path on 287 VDOT awarded Highway Enhancement Grant Funds to the Town to develop a Pedestrian/Bike Path along 287 through the Town of Lovettsville. Loudoun County Gas Tax money ...
  • Lynnhaven Parkway Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Lynnhaven Parkway Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Lishell Place and Stewart Drive. You can also link to the Salem Road Trail and ...
  • Mary Washington Hospital Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.75 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Mary Washington Hospital Trail runs along the southeast border of the hospital center, proving a pleasant stroll or gentle bike ride for hospital visitors and patients.
  • Mount Vernon Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 18 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 18-mile Mount Vernon Trail is one of the Washington, D.C. Metro area's most popular trials. Just across the Potomac River from D.C. in Virginia, the trail links Theodore Roosevelt Island Park with George Washington's Estate in Mount Vernon. ...
  • New River Trail State Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 57 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Southern Virginia's New River Trail is one of America's premier rail-trails and has been designated as an official National Recreation Trail by the US Department of the Interior. It is also a state park. The highlight and namesake of this magnificent ...
  • Newport News Park Bikeway

    State: VA
    Length: 5.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Newport News Park Bikeway offers a pleasant 5-mile loop through southern Virginia woodlands. The unpaved trail travels you through the 8,000-acre park and offers a connection to Colonial National Historical Park, where you can visit George ...
  • Nimmo Parkway Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Nimmo Parkway Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Albuquerque Drive and just a little west of Newstead Drive. The trail links neighborhoods ...
  • Norfolk Avenue Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Norfolk Avenue Trail runs along the north side of Norfolk Avenue between Pacific Avenue (near the Atlantic Ocean, oddly) and South Birdneck Drive to the west. The trail links neighborhoods, shopping, parks and the beach along a 1.3-mile ...
  • Ox Road Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 11.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Ox Road Sidepath is a paved asphalt trail that runs parallel to Ox Rd in Fairfax County. The trails runs from the George Mason University Fairfax Campus to just south of the former Lorton Correctional Facility. The trail connects to the ...
  • Park Connector Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Park Connector Trail links Mount Trashmore Park (one of the first reclaimed landfills in the U.S.) & Princess Anne Park (and nearby Virginia Beach Amphitheater, ODU/NSU Graduate Center, Tidewater Community College). The flat trail runs through ...
  • Phillips Creek Loop Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The short, relatively easy Phillips Creek Loop (also known as the Pine Mountain Trail) begins in a pleasant recreation area that is open May 15 to September 15 and provides paid parking, swimming, restrooms and secluded picnic areas. The trail ...
  • Powhatan Creek Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    In western Williamsburg, the Powhatan Creek Trail stretches 2 miles from the historical Jamestown Settlement attraction to Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School. It begins near the one mile marker on the Greensprings portion of the Virginia Capital ...
  • Railroad Ford Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Railroad Ford Trail is located in beautiful Lake Anna State Park in Spotsylvania County near Richmond, Virginia. The park boasts 2,463 acres with swimming, boating, fishing, horseback riding and camping. The park has 11 trails totaling 15 ...
  • Rappahannock Canal Walk

    State: VA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Rappahannock Canal Walk follows the old towpath along the disused canal just northwest of downtown Fredericksburg. The path follows a winding course past old suburban back yards and through a wooded corridor with a rural feel. At the east ...
  • Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Richmond and Danville Rail-Trail follows part of the right-of-way of the old railroad of the same name, an important transportation corridor for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The railroad linked the Confederate capital of Richmond ...
  • Riverwalk Trail (VA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The 8.5-mile, paved Riverwalk Trail is part of Danville's expanding network of trails. This scenic pathway along the Dan River connects industry, beautiful parks and natural areas. It travels through some of the most important and historical ...
  • Rosemont Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Rosemont Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between Holland Road and Whiteberry Lane. At Lynnhave Parkway, you can pick up the Lynnhaven ...
  • Salem Road Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Salem Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake road between South Independence Boulevard and Princess Anne Road. The trail links neighborhoods ...
  • Salt Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    Virginia's Salt Trail runs for more than 8 miles between the small community of Saltville and the larger borough of Glad Spring. The trail is popular with equestrians and can get muddy and eroded in places during different times of year. Much ...
  • Southern Tip Bike & Hike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Southern Tip Bike & Hike Trail runs parallel to the approach for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel for 2.6 miles at the southern end of Virginia's Eastern Shore. Although never more than a stone's throw from busy US 13, the trail offers a ...
  • Stafford Farm Connector Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    The Stafford Farm Connector Trail provides just over a mile of scenic walking or biking through open meadows and gently rolling hills. Highlights of this natural surface path include creek crossings and views of a historic mill.
  • Staunton River Battlefield Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.25 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Staunton River Battlefield Rail-Trail crosses through the state park battlefield of the same name in rural south-central Virginia. The gravel trail follows an abandoned corridor of the old Richmond and Danville Railroad and includes some ...
  • Stringfellow Road Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Stringfellow Road Sidepath runs for three miles through the Chantilly/Centreville portion of Western Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. This asphalt and concrete trail connects multiple neighborhoods as well as Chantilly High School and ...
  • Sudley Manor Drive Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail runs parallel to the southern 4.5 miles of Sudley Manor Drive in western Prince William County. The trail services a number of the surrounding communities, such as Broadlands, and acts as a recreation and transportation route for ...
  • The Outback Mountain Bike Trail Systems

    State: VA
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Outback Mountain Bike Trail Systems consists of 15 miles of hand built single track trails for mountain biking. Built to IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) standards, these are tight and technically challenging trails that ...
  • Tobacco Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 9.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Tobacco Heritage Trail through southern Virginia will eventually connect the counties of Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg and Mecklenburg with more than 150 miles of trail, some on-road. The network will incorporate historical sites ...
  • Trillium Trail (Sandy Bottom Nature Park)

    State: VA
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel

    Sandy Bottom Nature Park is a 456-acre recreational oasis in Hampton, bordered on the northeast side by I-64 and surrounded by busy residential, shopping, and entertainment areas. Before it became a protected city park, the land was even used ...
  • Upton Drive Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Upton Drive Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach area for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to a short section of its namesake road between Nimmo Parkway and Princess Anne Road, just east of the Red ...
  • Victoria Railroad Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Victoria Railroad Park is 21-acre open space located in the central business district of an old railroad town in south-central Virginia. Victoria was the halfway point of a Virginian Railway passenger line that ran between Roanoke and the port ...
  • Virginia Beach Boardwalk

    State: VA
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is among one of the most popular trails in the area. Throughout the summer the boardwalk hums with pedestrians, cyclists, and joggers taking in the shops and beach along this scenic, ocean-front trail. The boardwalk ...
  • Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 6.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail runs for 6.9 miles between Route 151 in Piney River, crosses over the Naked Creek Bridge then carries on to pass beneath US 29 and end at Tye Depot. The trail follows a scenic route along the Piney and Tye ...
  • Virginia Capital Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 15.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder

    The sprawling Virginia Capital Trail snakes along the James River through the scenic Route 5 corridor. When complete, the trail will stretch more than 50 miles to connect the historical attractions at Jamestown and Williamsburg to the state's ...
  • Virginia Central Railway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The currently accessible 2.1 miles of the Virginia Central Trail are just the beginning of a trail that will extend over 30 miles from downtown Fredericksburg following the path of the former Virginia Central Railway west to the town of Orange. ...
  • Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 34 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail offers scenic wonders from dense forests, open fields and lush waterways to railroad relics and delightful small towns. Cyclists and equestrians love the length of the Creeper, and many local walkers ...
  • Warrenton Branch Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Warrenton Branch Greenway follows a segment of the old Warrenton Branch Spur railroad, running 1.5 miles between the trailhead behind the restaurant at the depot in downtown Warrenton (4th St. near Lee St.) and Castle Kingston Lane just ...
  • Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD)

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 45 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Washington & Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is one of the suburban Washington, D.C.'s most popular rail-trails. The heavily used trail is frequented by commuters and recreationists alike, and is a fantastic link between Virginia's rural and historical ...
  • Wesleyan Dr. - Haygood Rd. Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Wesleyan Drive–Haygood Road Trail is one in a series of suburban trails in the Virginia Beach–Norfolk region for non-motorized use. The trail runs parallel to its namesake roads between Independence Boulevard and Baker Road. The trail links ...
  • West Ox Road Sidepath

    State: VA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The West Ox Road Sidepath is a short trail paved trail along the West side of West Ox Road. The trail extends from the Oak Hill address of Fairfax County to the Fairfax/Fair Oaks area.
  • White's Mill Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    White's Mill Trail provides a scenic route through wetlands and residential areas in the rural town of Warrenton. Trail-goers will enjoy the natural beauty of the Cedar Run valley and wildlife viewing along the path.
  • Wilderness Road Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: VA
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    History runs deep along the Wilderness Road Trail, which roughly follows a path carved by Daniel Boone in April 1775. The path later became a route on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad before finally being converted to a rail-trail that ...
  • Wolf Creek Greenway

    State: VA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder, Gravel

    Wolf Creek Greenway follows its namesake waterway for two miles through Vinton on the outskirts of Roanoke in western Virginia. It's surface is mostly cinder and gravel with a few short asphalt sections. It's a level pathway with only about ...
  • Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail

    State: MD, VA
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Woodrow Wilson Bridge Trail provides a superb link between Alexandria, VA, and Maryland's National Harbor over the Potomac River. This well-used trail crosses on the up-river side of the bridge and the concrete path is wide enough to accommodate ...