Virginia’s Long-Distance Trail Network: Connecting Our Commonwealth

The purpose of this plan is to assess progress to-date and develop a strategy to connect local and regional systems into a statewide trail network reaching to all areas of the Commonwealth.


Virginia Long Distance Trails


The plan focuses on the long distance “trunkline trails” that will provide the framework for this system, and was developed in collaboration with numerous local planners and trail interest groups. Included in the plan is an inventory of existing conditions, a vision for the network, and recommended actions needed to advance the vision and complete an interconnected system of long-distance trails that connect Virginia’s communities.

Published October 2009