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High Bridge Trail State Park

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6888 Green Bay Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942-2506
+1 434-315-0457
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This is a nice bike trail, I would just like to caution families. If you are a biker, then just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richmond, Virginia
Great day out!

My husband and I took our bikes on this trail for the first time. We looked online for a map and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roanoke, Virginia
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6888 Green Bay Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942-2506
+1 434-315-0457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice bike trail, I would just like to caution families. If you are a biker, then just ride. If you are not and especially if you are taking kids for a ride be cautious. I have seen far too many families with...More

Thank K F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our bikes on this trail for the first time. We looked online for a map and a place to drive to access the trail. The map mentioned you could get on at Osborne Street which was right by Farmville. There...More

Thank doupnikka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be great to travel by bike. I was walking. I parked in the lot a couple of miles north of the "High Bridge" which is a preserved rail bridge from 100 years ago. This steel bridge is adjacent to the location of a...More

Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The center piece of the park is a bridge that was constructed in the 1850s across the Appomattox. The original pedestals are still standing next to the present bridge. It is nicely kept park with available rangers to answer questions and assist. A great place...More

Thank dguern1
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We've biked and walked this park a few times. Trail is straight and very easy for biking--there's a bike rental on main street in farmville. There is very little shade on this trail so spf and plenty of water was a must for us. Views...More

1  Thank Coleen P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Note that the address Tripadvisor gives for this attraction is the MAILING address. The High Bridge is a 30-mile linear rail-trail that crosses a historically significant trestle over the Appomattox River. The trail passes through the towns of Burkeville, Farmville, Pamplin City, Prospect, and Rice....More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We rented bikes trail side in Farmville in Outdoor Adventures. The ladies there were very accommodating helping us ( grandson and I) to find a comfortable bike. Very reasonable fees for a 2 hour rental, which would have been ideal if our party of four...More

Thank africaadv
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went for the Firefly Festival, I called the park prior to going to get information about parking. I was given two different locations for parking. One .3 miles and the other one mile from where the Festival was. We went looking for the closer lot...More

Thank RD915
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at High Bridge Trail State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

I am not sure how you missed the shorter parking lot as it is very well marked off Rt. 460 with brown signs. We also have detailed directions on our website and a link to get a Google map. Unfortunately we have no control over...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Superb views on the High Bridge! We rented bikes (2 hours for $15 at a bike store right by the trail and bathrooms in Farmville) and from there to the other side of the High Bridge and back it is 10miles and 2 hours...*perfect* amount...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Picked up a flyer for this tourist attraction when we went to Bear Creek Lake State Park. Whoa - what a surprise! This place is gorgeous! It has a new crushed gravel trail built over an old rail line that is flat, wide, and well-maintained....More

Thank NewRoadsandTrails
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2 September 2017|
Response from Woodfin V L | Reviewed this property |
There is very little "scenery" on this trail. As you note the bridge, of course, offers broad vistas but on the rest of the trail (except for the towns) you will get a closeup view of many many trees. All of the trail has... More
Amanda H
1 August 2017|
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Response from RD915 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know of any shuttle service. Maybe uber or a taxi service might be a go to.
29 May 2017|
Response from waldentenn | Reviewed this property |
The paid parking lot is about 1/3 mile from the bridge