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Danville's Riverwalk Trail

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Address: River Park Drive, Danville, VA
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The best trail system

We use the trail system daily. There are different areas to access the trail and each section is unique. My favorite place to access is at the Community Market on Craghead Street... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard G
Dry Fork, Virginia, United States
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Dry Fork, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use the trail system daily. There are different areas to access the trail and each section is unique. My favorite place to access is at the Community Market on Craghead Street. Beautiful river views and wildlife.

Thank Richard G
Boones Mill, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Danville is about 1 1/2 hours from our home, so we decided to take a day trip there.My husband and I spent 3 hours just strolling along the riverside! It is really well maintained and offers the opportunity to see a lot of different wildlife. There were just enough folks walking that you felt safe, but still felt like you... More 

Thank Shirley J
Danville, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Walking along the River Dan is a unique experience. There is much to discover if you are patient and observant. If you are a nature photographer, you'll enjoy discovering all types of wild life: geese, ducks, turtles, birds, cranes, dragon flies, etc. Great way to get family out for exercise. Walking not your thing? Then enjoy jogging along the river... More 

Thank DaddyV1950
Dover, Delaware
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I'm really glad this option exists. It's nice to have such great atmosphere to run, walk or bike in.

Thank TNorla
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This trail is well lives and well utilized. A super nice walk, ball field, playground. Lots of walkers and bikers. Relaxing place to spend time.

Thank GWA83
Danville, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My WW Group had a walk last year and maybe be planning another one within the next few months. This is a awesome place to walk and also enjoy seeing nature. Beautiful and safe place for walking.

Thank marionpurnell
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

we came here on a whim. we were certainly glad we did as we enjoyed a leisurely walk along the river which was peaceful and nobody bothered us. we were able to enjoy a little nature and also get a lite workout via walking. i'd recommend it for young and old alike!

Thank 24gregoryd
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

excellent trail, well paved good views. patrolled by police. very safe during day. parking is ok. wide variety of terrain.

Thank Ray P
Chesterfield, Virginia
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

The City of Danville has created and maintained a marvelous attraction in the Danville Riverwalk Trail. My wife another couple, and I walked a portion of the trail on a Sunday morning during a recent visit to Danville. We parked at the Dan Daniels Park and walked the trail toward the Danville Science Museum. The flat, paved trail winds along... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is really quite a gem in the revitalization of the downtown Danville area. Your welcome to walk or ride a bicycle and enjoy the river, dam, bridges and scenery. There are a few picnic tables along the path for hanging out. The path is newly paved and perfect. We felt safe although there were a few homeless hanging about.

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