We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rivanna Trails

Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-923-9022
Call
Save
Review Highlights
Great walk along the creekside

Accessed a trailhead by the entrance to the new 5th Street Station. This is a good trail that... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
cooper2008
,
Barton, New York
Excellent urban hiking

There is a lot of variety on this system of trails and I've seen quite a bit, thanks to my son who... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
David B
,
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Read all 47 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“trail system” (3 reviews)
“dog walkers” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Charlottesville, VA
Write a ReviewReviews (47)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Accessed a trailhead by the entrance to the new 5th Street Station. This is a good trail that takes you alongside the creek and is an oasis of green quiet amoungst the hustle and bustle of the busy roads. It appears that there are a...More

Thank cooper2008
Reviewed 27 August 2016

There is a lot of variety on this system of trails and I've seen quite a bit, thanks to my son who lives in C'ville. The trails are scenic and we saw few people. The noise of traffic is present but that is expected on...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Cville has an undeserved rep for being pretty, big on nature, etc. Yet, its only really pretty with the wealthy horse farms west of the city. Cville itself, not so much. Unless you like crowded streets and big box stores. Bike paths? Yeah right. Part...More

Thank rocky490
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I'm not a fan of this trail - much prefer the Monticello trail. I feel unsafe. It's just not as nice as other trail systems I've been on.

2  Thank TamBamVA
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We spent 15 minutes driving around C'ville trying to find various entrances to the trail. We never found a marked parking lot or a marked trailhead, so it was unfortunate but we were unable to go for a walk on the trail. Maybe it is...More

1  Thank Trvl4Funb455
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This trail, which more or less circles Charlottesville, is an excellent idea, and many parts of it are both scenic and safe. There are a few sections that are a bit on the seedy side, particularly when it meanders under bridges and in some sections...More

1  Thank Eric G
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Nice trail, somewhat hard to find if you not familiar with the area. Could be marked better along the trail. Overall, nice quiet walk along the river.

Thank Dtcamcp
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Rivanna trail was well-marked by signs and not too difficult for beginning hikers. We were disappointed with the amount of trash visible along the route and there were times when you had to cross a busy street to continue. After about nine miles in...More

Thank AL M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I enjoy getting out and walking the trails. I love seeing what nature and taking in the fresh air. Going on these trails are great for everyone and good exercise. Get out and enjoy it.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Good views and different terrain on this trail. Well traveled - you will see plenty of people. We enjoyed our walk. There is also a playground area.

Thank carolinacalm
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Timberwood Grill
157 reviews
6.65 km away
Bonefish Grill
156 reviews
6.26 km away
Michael's Diner and Restaurant
27 reviews
6.58 km away
Martin's Grill
28 reviews
6.68 km away
Nearby Attractions
Open Gate Farm
17 reviews
3.33 km away
Ivy Creek Natural Area
19 reviews
7.04 km away
Chris Green Lake Park
5 reviews
5.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Patrice L
31 October 2016|
Answer
Response from Robert L | Property representative |
There are a number of bike shops in town; two that I know offer rentals are Blue Ridge Cyclery and Bike Factory of Charlottesville--both have web sites that you can easily find.
0
Votes
PWDGolfers
11 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GordonFScott | Reviewed this property |
Good morning leached dogs are allow on this trail, btw, if I recall correctly dog;s off leaches were also allowed a certain times! Enjoy
1
Vote