John W. Warner Parkway Trail


John W. Warner Parkway Trail Facts

States: Virginia
Counties: Albemarle, Charlottesville
Length: 1.6 miles
Trail end points: E. Rio Road and SR 250 at McIntire Park
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 9328779
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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John W. Warner Parkway Trail Description

The enhanced bike-ped trail snakes alongside the John W. Warner Parkway for 1.6 miles, from East Rio Road down to McIntire Park. It mostly lies on the route of the old Southern Railway.  Points of interest along the pathway include the Dogwood Vietnam Memorial, one of the first memorials on US Soil dedicated to those who served in this war; and the native pollinator garden on Melbourne Road.

Parking and Trail Access

McIntire Park is a good place to park. Head west on I-64 and take exit 121 for SR 20 towards Charlottesville/ Scottsville. Get on US 250 W in Charlottesville and drive east to the intersection of US 250 and the John W. Warner Parkway.

Additional Parking can be found near the northern end of the trail at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC) located at 1000 Rio Road East.


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