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Coal Mining Heritage Park

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Thanks to Montgomery County park and rec dept.

We enjoyed a recent bike ride on the Huckleberry Trail and spent our rest time in the Coal Mining... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2016
HokieDuo
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
NIce walk, Great place to see some of the past

Our family has used this place a couple times for walks. There is a nice loop trial that must be ~1... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2016
rgroesbe
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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26 Sep 2018
“Great Walk”
7 May 2018
“Great place to visit”
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750 Merrimac Rd., Blacksburg, VA
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The park is on a portion of the Huckleberry Trail that connects Blacksburg to Christiansburg. From the parking area on Merrimac, walk to the boardwalk, and follow to the path through the woods that goes past the entrance to the old mine. A small bridge...More

Thank laurfs
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Had a great time here. Great place to visit, the weather was nice so that made it a even better hike.

Thank LMiller65
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I really enjoy the Huckleberry Trail and was excited to stumble upon this little Heritage Park. I enjoyed reading the signs and looking around, but I wasn't thrilled but it. There could be more and better signage or maybe something interactive to improve the park.

Thank nataliemey1988
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice place to walk and take pictures. Some info graphs are around. There are a lot of names of those killed.

1  Thank Eric N
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We enjoyed a recent bike ride on the Huckleberry Trail and spent our rest time in the Coal Mining Heritage Park area. The signs explaining the history of the area were very informative. The area is well maintained. It's a good place for pictures also....More

Thank HokieDuo
Reviewed April 26, 2016

A lovely way to get your steps! Take a walk along Huckleberry Trail and walk through this wonderful park.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Our family has used this place a couple times for walks. There is a nice loop trial that must be ~1 mile long. Some of the elevated bridges fit the nature well and are fun for younger children. Adults enjoyed reading the signs about where...More

1  Thank rgroesbe
Reviewed September 8, 2015

The Coal Mining Heritage Park is hardly a park, however, it is a surprising break from the mundane run of the Huckleberry Trail. It isn't often that you stumble upon a few interesting signs and artifacts while doing a workout. It would be a great...More

2  Thank Lucy O
Reviewed August 29, 2015

Out on my morning run I took the Huckleberry Trail from near the police station in Blacksburg south toward Christianburg. Along the trail at about 4 miles is the Coal Mining Heritage Park with a few artifacts and interpretive signs. Well kept. There is a...More

Thank Traveler271828284
Reviewed February 10, 2015

The trail is a nice system that goes from Blacksburg to Christiansburg. It is about 5 miles long, and paved the whole length.

1  Thank JDTrix81
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