Rerun : Rails to Trails The Virginia Creeper
This Rerun features one of my very first posts here on She Wears Many Hats: The Virginia Creeper Trail, part of the Rails to Trails Conservancy Progam. We’ve taken a few trips to ride the bike trail, but are long overdue for return jaunt.
If you’re looking for a fun-filled family outing or maybe you’re planning a group activity consider taking a trip to The Virginia Creeper, a 34 mile section of former train tracks turned into trails. It is part of the Rails to Trails Conservancy program across the United States. The Rails to Trails Conservancy is a non-profit organization that is creating a nationwide network of trails made out of former rail lines for everyone to enjoy the outdoors. The Virginia Creeper is a great destination for a day trip or make a weekend of it! The views are spectacular and there are plenty of spots along the way to take a pit stop to explore or chill out. There are even places on the trail to grab a bite to eat if you don’t want to pack your own.
The trails are set up for all ages and levels of biking. There are sections of the 34 miles of trail that require very little athleticism (if any) and others that are quite a bit of a workout. It’s your choice of how you plan your ride. Bring your own bike and equipment or rent them from local outfitters.
Check out the original post for more details and photos from The Virginia Creeper Trail, where you’ll also find helpful links for bike rentals and transfers.
Plan a outing with friends or family on The Virginia Creeper or another Rails to Trails real soon.
And maybe I’ll see you on the trail!