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Address: Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-923-9022
Activities: Mountain biking

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Beautiful trail in the middle of the city

Our kids loved the paved sections and going into the woods. Great flora and fauna but watch the edge! Wear sturdy shoes if you go off path.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Our kids loved the paved sections and going into the woods. Great flora and fauna but watch the edge! Wear sturdy shoes if you go off path.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

These trails are within the city limits and offer an opportunity to have some nice outdoor activities. We didn't get to raft as we were not prepared with inter tubes or rafts BUT we enjoyed biking and walking the trails. A good place to take your dog to exercise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Beautiful walk along the river...many birds to see including woodpecker and blue heron! I wish I went back to a different section of this trail another day.

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Missoula, Montana
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69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This roughly connect loop trail around the city provides interesting perspectives on places where most people stay tied to their cars. On this visit, we walked from the Meadow Creek Community Gardens to the north end of the stretch of Meadow Creek near Brandywine Drive. Our starting point near Bodo's Bagels and the English Inn on Morton Drive was not... More 

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Arlington, VA
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322 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Riverside Park is small but nice and the Trail beside the Rivanna is very pleasant. The park provides easy access to the trail and there's sufficient parking.

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Denver, Colorado
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311 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We took a walk along the trails which run along the river. The path is flat and a perfect place for walking, jogging, dog walking, bike riding for miles under the shade of lovely trees. We found people of all ages doing all of the above and the setting is peaceful and relaxing. If in C-Ville, seek this out if... More 

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stopped for a yogurt and I noticed on my cell phone that the Rivanna trail was right nearby. We took our pup out for a stroll and found a delightful, LONG path that winds through a beautiful stream. Pup Cleo had the time of her life. Every city should have a real hiking trail like this. What a delight!

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Virginia
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131 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Good trail, along the Rivanna River, I have walked this trail, w/friends, year round, beautiful views of the river. FYI> Pay attention to your surroundings. insect spray, a hat, sunblock, check for ticks.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Rivanna Trails is a unique system of trails around the circumference of Charlottesville. Some trails cross private property with the owner's permission. It's a lovely way to see parts of town otherwise not viewable from a car. Some have unique ways of crossing streams. If you are a nature lover, you will enjoy doing at least one or two of... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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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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Address: Address: Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-923-9022
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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