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Rivanna Trails

Charlottesville, VA
434-923-9022
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Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Mountain biking
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
26 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

. Trees, the Rivanna is so peaceful. Nice trail. What more can you ask? and just a short distance from downtown. Lots of birds. Been on the trail Spring, Summer and Fall

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

In my opinion, the best part of the Rivanna Trail is the section by the circular turnaround in the Belvedere development.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My wife and I are regular users of this gem of a trail not far from the historic center of Charlottesville. I can understand the negative points made by some other Trip Advisor reviewers, mostly cyclists. It is a bit short and narrow for cyclists and, with all the foot traffic (humans and dogs) on it many times of the... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

So many trails in the area this was not our favorite.....just ok. Easy to access if you are just looking for a little walk to get out but not a true hike.

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North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Really enjoyed the bike trail along the river. Flat and easy ride. Off road portion a little harder to ride but fun none-the-less.

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Smyrna, DE
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We stopped in Charlottesville on our way home from Skyline Drive, and wanted to find something outdoorsy to do before we moved on. We happened upon Rivanna Trails on TripAdvisor and it sounded perfect. The only drawback was FINDING the trails - it isn't like one park or one area that has trails, they go all over the town; literally.... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I walk my dog on a portion of this trail every day. Sometimes we explore other portions of the trail. It would be great if they all met up.

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va
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Miles of paved or firm surface paths .Fairly flat. Great for bikers,walkers, joggers, and dogs on lease. Don't go alone during early/late hours

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virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

from birding, to strolling, biking and dog walking (on leash, of course).

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Varied and interesting terrain. Convenient to public transport and parking.

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