Warrenton Branch Greenway

Virginia

Warrenton Branch Greenway Facts

States: Virginia
Counties: Fauquier
Length: 1.5 miles
Trail end points: 4th Street and Castle Kingston Lane (Warrenton)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6017589
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Warrenton Branch Greenway Description

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 east of the Bypass (US 15/17/29).

The trail is great for railroad history buffs: you can see an old turntable and a retired caboose, the latter donated by the Norfolk and Western Railroad. In addition there are plans to build an amphitheater at the depot end of the trail, which would use a railroad flat car for a stage.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking for the trail is available at both end points: at the depot off 4th Street in downtown Warrenton and at the end of Castle Kingston Lane, west of the Bypass.

Warrenton Branch Greenway Reviews

This beautiful trail has been expanded from 1.5 miles to almost 3 full miles. The latest section is gravel and somewhat rough--- but a nice addition to the originals original asphalt. Well worth the ride!

This short but interesting trail has been expanded

A nice easy walk. Well maintained- great for strollers, bikes, wheel chairs, etc.

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We just happened to drop by Warrenton one day and had the dog with us. This was a great place to walk a dog...lots of shaded areas and beautiful paved walkway. Very peaceful and lots of friendly people!

rode this on 7\27\13 was a wonderful ride although not very long. wife and kids enjoyed very much, covered most of the way, and only a couple of stops at roads or access points. not a lot of traffic, mostly walkers. will continue to ride whenever possible.

This trail starts at an old renovated caboose and travels for a mile an a half- a perfect distance for kids who are learning how to ride bikes or young walkers. Old railroad signs have been placed along the trail and an old railroad turntable was uncovered during construction.

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