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Nice trails, look for the cool red LOVE sign!

Nice well maintained trails, do not recommend going after dark. Pet friendly. A mix of sun and... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Great place to enjoy the outsoors

This trail is great for walker, runners, bikers - great to explore the James River by the extensive... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Megan M
Alexandria, Virginia
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All reviews james river half mile across the river great place to enjoy walk or bike flora and fauna access points rent bikes old railway great walk great exercise in town amazement square bridge downtown walkers nature
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Nice well maintained trails, do not recommend going after dark. Pet friendly. A mix of sun and shade, places to sit in certain areas. Some places along the trail have places you can walk down to the river. Great place to have picnic as well.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Tarheelchick74
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This trail is great for walker, runners, bikers - great to explore the James River by the extensive path.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Megan M
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We only were on a short portion of the trail. We got to witness the reality of the sign that says, "This is a live track". A local freight came right up and parked a for a while. We only walked the trail as we...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 802christianu
Reviewed January 23, 2018

This is a beautiful, paved walking, bicycle trail that crosses over the James River on an old railroad bridge and leads you onto an island in the middle of the river. Trees abound so there is plenty of shade. Very peaceful and enjoyable. A perfect...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank bytheway1
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I love to go jogging here with my daughter. The path is safe and open and great for biking as well. If you want a nice place for just a casual walk I highly recommend the scenery on the trail

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Donn H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Love this place wish we had more trails throughout Va. I enjoy it as much as my dogs do they could walk forever and so many people to visit with.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janet U
Reviewed August 16, 2017

RiverWalk starts along Riverfront Park through historic downtown Lynchburg. This section of downtown has a variety of places to grab bite to eat or a drink -- including many craft beers from local breweries. You then cross over to Percival's Island, a beautiful natural area...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Alison P
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Having only a hour or so before needing to start our 6-hr drive, we lucked into finding and taking an hour hike. This trail system apparently runs through Lynchburg for 15 or so miles and offers a good venue for walking, hiking, running and probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Richard O
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We have been coming here for years to walk, run and ride our bikes. Wonderful scenery and easy access to the different trails. Great place for families!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 899ronj
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I ride and walk this trail all the time: one of the best things about Lynchburg: seldom crowded. The best part is going through the old railway tunnel. The loop for me is about 17-18 miles.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mawidzisz
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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
It is up near Amazement Square and Depot Grille. There is also a skateboard park near there as well.
April 9, 2017|
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Response from BigAlRebel | Reviewed this property |
There is a bike rental and it was down the hill from the Craddock Terry Hotel.
Ellen F
June 11, 2016|
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Response from catyoga | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Bikes unlimited is where we rented. Right on the trail downtown. Good service and value!