Elizabeth City, NC Horseback Riding Trails and Maps

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Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

8.5 mi
State: VA
Asphalt
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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...
VA 8.5 mi Asphalt

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Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

VA - 8.5 miles

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...

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

VA - 8.5 miles

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...

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

VA - 8.5 miles

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...

Recent Trail Reviews

Cape Henry Trail

one on family fav

April, 2020 by nadialdinger

Great trail to bike, run or even warm with the stroller.

Diamond Springs Road Trail

Literally a sidewalk next to a busy road. thought I'd take the kids with me, but I was too on edge with all of the traffic.

April, 2020 by fishingwithprom

Literally a sidewalk next to a busy road. thought I'd take the kids with me, but I was too on edge with all of the traffic.

Wright Brothers Multi-Use Path

Wright Brothers Trail

March, 2020 by 1157srs

This is part of the trail system in the Outer Banks and provides a scenic connection along Kitty Hawk Bay between Bay Dr on the south and Moor Shore Rd on the north. Parking is available at a small park on Windgrass Circle. Historical note, the path is on what was once part of the route the Wright Brothers used during their first year of experiments at the Outer Banks. They stayed in Kitty Hawk village, later camping on the dunes overlooking Kitty Hawk Bay in the vicinity of this trail. Bayo “commuted” to Kill Devil Hills.

Accordion

General Booth Boulevard Trail

Decent trail

June, 2019 by abn2nds

Begins at the VA Beach boardwalk area. Not marked great, some of the areas are narrow sidewalks. Crossing the roadways can be difficult as well. It was ok but not great.

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

Be careful

June, 2019 by shwoniervr

I visited this trail early June, 2019 for the first time while on vacation. It is in a remote, rural area. Spacious parking lot and nice restroom at trailhead, was quiet (Thursday), few cyclists around. Locked my rental car, took off on bike and was gone approximately 2-1/2 hrs. Came back to car to find it had been broken into and my credit cards were stolen. The trail itself is fine, just be sure to bring water bottle and bug spray. But please don't go alone and never leave anything you value in your vehicle.

Suffolk Seaboard Coastline Trail

Geocaching on the Seabord Coastline Trail

March, 2019 by grandpagene

Straight line, no hills, one grade crossing - great for young families. What makes it better is there is a fairly easy geocache every tenth of a mile along the entire current trail. Almost all of them are bison tubes with a different one at the eastern trail head. Come have fun.

Virginia Beach Boardwalk

This is a quick and easy ride with the beautiful sights and sounds of the beach on one side and hotels and shops on the other. Be vigilant though, there are several heavily used pedestrian crossing areas as well as novices on rented tourist bikes.

August, 2018 by krcarson2

This is a quick and easy ride with the beautiful sights and sounds of the beach on one side and hotels and shops on the other. Be vigilant though, there are several heavily used pedestrian crossing areas as well as novices on rented tourist bikes.

Suffolk Seaboard Coastline Trail

Trail review

August, 2018 by zebombie

Great trail! Nicely kept!

Virginia Beach Boardwalk

Save for off-season biking

July, 2018 by sybilmays

A delightful ride paralleling the Oceanfront boardwalk, with views of the ocean and surf the whole way - but save this for the “off” season between Labor Day and Memorial Day or you’ll spend the whole time ducking tourists! For a longer tour, you can continue from the northern end of the boardwalk path to the little-used Shore Drive access road and pedal your way to 64th St and access First Landing State Park trails or continue on the southern end down a short stretch of Shore Drive (can use sidewalk and/or bike lane) to catch the nice multi-use path down to the Virginia Aquarium and all of its paths.

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

super gentle ride far from cars

July, 2018 by sybilmays

Our favorite local paved trail. No cars at all - walkers and cyclists own the road (used to be the main north/south highway!) Deep woods and fields bordering the inland waterway. Always amazing to look over your shoulder to see a sailboat coming along beside you! Straight down and back, 16 miles or so round trip. City has added nice restroom facilities at entrance and midpoint. Much appreciated as there is nothing nearby.

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (VA)

beautiful scenery, fresh air, endless pavement

June, 2018 by fureous

This is the perfect trail for cyclists. Most of it is shaded except the last 2 miles. If you stop in the middle of the trail to rest, you’ll notice its ridiculously quiet. No noise pollution whatsoever. This trail is so beautiful, wide and peaceful I have never experienced anything like it before. I rode down and back twice and racked up 34 miles on my bike! Also saw some black bears crossing the road. Will definitely be going again.

Corolla Greenway

Map needs correction

April, 2018 by posh_tl

803 Ocean Trail, Corolla NC is the address attached to the southern end of the map. The greenway actually runs south from Timbuck II shopping plaza and is parallel to the main road on the east side. There is another paved path to the north that starts near the bank parking lot and runs parallel to the main road on the west side.

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