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The Riverside Park was a very restful walk and visit. Take your good walking shoes for an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Blacksburg, Virginia
Family friendly

The greenway starting at Riverside Park is very quaint. It follows the river so the views are... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
King, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Riverside Park was a very restful walk and visit. Take your good walking shoes for an enjoyable diversion to your day.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DrJDM
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The greenway starting at Riverside Park is very quaint. It follows the river so the views are pretty. There are businesses along the way so it was neat to find new places that I had not seen before. It is mostly flat and paved. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Runnermomnc
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The Riverside Park walkway is paved and parallels a nice stream. It's a great place for a walk or a bike ride and a very nice place to give your pooch an exercise walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

When visiting Mt. Airy we decided to try and find a city park near Main St. to have a picnic lunch before heading into town. This place came up on Trip Advisor and sounded like a winner.... and it was!! There is a covered picnic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1959drewb
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The best local place to go walking/biking. I go a couple times a month. The path is paved and wide. There's a place for children to play. The path follows a small river and loops around a lake. There are several places to stop and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lee G
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We came here to hike around the lake. We did the less than a mile trail. The trail is paved and could easily handle a wheelchair. Superb restrooms near the picnic tables and permanent cornhole games.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The greenway is a wonderful place to take kids. Bicyclists enjoy this route as well. Plenty of space to explore, river access in a couple spots and there's a park at one end. The local boy scouts have added some lovely hammocks to rest mid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jazzybari
Reviewed February 4, 2018

As a Mt Airy resident I bike this trail in the park whenever weather permits. In all it covers about an 8 mile loop. The park entrance on Riverside drive has restrooms, skating area, and a really cool playground with replicas of the town of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank barscoinc
Reviewed January 30, 2018

I visited the park with a friend to ride bicycles on the greenway trail system which starts at the park. Parking and restroom facilities available here. The bike trail follows the Ararat River for several scenic miles with slight undulations and turns. Paved surface makes...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Love this place, just a couple of blocks from Downtown Mount Airy! So many things to do, open every day daylight to dark. Pack your bicycles and your fishing poles!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Catrina A
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