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A pleasure to discover

We were in Charlottesville for a couple of days and took the opportunity to walk along the Rivanna... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
James O
A great local greenbelt resource

I am fortunate to live near Rivanna Trail, so going there is very convenient. It is a welcome oasis... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were in Charlottesville for a couple of days and took the opportunity to walk along the Rivanna Trail. We went to the northerly end, walked back towards the southerly end which is beautiful and suggest that is the best way to follow the trail....More

3  Thank James O
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I am fortunate to live near Rivanna Trail, so going there is very convenient. It is a welcome oasis in the city, and is reasonably well maintained.

Thank 949ww
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great trail to enjoy the river and sun via bike, roller skates or walking. Plenty of parking by the bridge.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Easter Weekend 2018 my wife and I enjoyed a walk along the Rivanna Trail with our daughter, son-in-law and granddaughters. It is an easy trail for walking with a stroller. It was a beautiful sunny day, so we thoroughly enjoyed our walk. We highly recommend...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

There's a very popular, level paved trail on the Charlottesville side of the river, down from the Free Bridge to the River Bend Park. It's a little more crowded than I like. Upstream the trail peters out after 200± yards. Local businesses intrude near the...More

1  Thank roadtrekker
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This trail is an absolute gem. It manages to find quiet greenspace in unusual nooks and crannies as it circumnavigates C-ville. Even those well-acquainted with the town will find themselves in places they never knew about. It's a superb escape for residents and out-of-towners alike....More

1  Thank wilkes2200
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The trail system is composed of (mostly) connected trail segments going all the way around the city. There is variety in the type of trails depending on the segment. Some are along waterways, others climb hills. Most are unpaved, but there are paved sections. Depending...More

1  Thank C-VilleDog
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My favorite walk or hike is next to water so we enjoyed our walk next to the river as tubers came by. Very relaxing and quiet.

Thank erisley2015
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Rivanna Trails follow the Rivanna River and are an easy hike or jog. Plenty of room on each path and the joggers, bikers, and dog walkers all seem to share this paths easily. While very busy when we visited (Saturday morning) it did not...More

Thank jgfairman
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This review is geared towards mtn bikers. This is my local trail and I use it all the time.However, there are sections of the trail that are very difficult. I'm looking at you O-hill to Riverbend Park! My favorite section: 1. Barracks Rd to Ivy...More

3  Thank danricc7
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Patrice L
1 November 2016|
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.
11 November 2015|
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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