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Rivanna Trail

Rivanna Trail
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Rivanna Trail Review

Rivanna Trail

The weekends in Central Virginia are jam packed with sports and with wonderful places to exercise and spend time with your family. The Rivanna trail is a place that we enjoy.


Rivanna Trail Review

One of my favorite family activities is taking long walks and hikes and being outdoors. There are few things that are as invigorating as being outside in the fresh air and just enjoying nature. If you are looking for a place where you can really connect with nature, you will love Rivanna Trails.

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Located in Charlottesville, Virginia; these trails run in sections through the city and they are amazing! Some of the trails run along the Rivanna River and the parks and fields are beautiful. Kids will love skipping rocks in the water and playing in the playground. You can spend a full day exploring all the trails and walking through the forest areas. There are footbridges to cross, hills to climb, you can even cross the creek by hopping across on the rocks. Just be very careful!


Rivanna Trails is a place that you can go and just get away. Free your mind and enjoy some time away from your everyday routine. Both kids and adults will have a ball being outside and being active together while enjoying the different terrains and experiencing nature face to face. It’s peaceful and calm but exciting and exhilarating all at the same time.


There is a section of Rivanna Trails at the very end, where the trail goes toward the Rivanna River. The variety of things you come across in this area makes it a favorite. This part of the trail is a little longer than a mile and a half. Along the way you will walk through sand, climb rocks and see different kinds of wildlife. There are old mill buildings and an old livestock market. This is another perfect area to stop and take lots of pictures.

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If you are visiting Charlottesville the Rivanna Trails are a must visit. Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or a family with kids, this is definitely a place for everyone and anyone who loves nature and being outdoors. If you live in Charlottesville, you should definitely take some time to explore this “hidden gem”.

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Donna L Holder - 6 months ago Reply

i would give anything to get to go there

Alyssa - 6 months ago Reply

When my sister lived in Charlottesville, she had trails right behind her house. We got to hike a little one time, but I’d love to do it again!

bn100 - 6 months ago Reply

fun for families

Dee - 6 months ago Reply

It sounds like most of the activities you mention are for families even though you say it’s for everyone. What are your favorite couples only activitires?

Tony - 6 months ago Reply

Would love to visit!

Steve Grant - 6 months ago Reply

Thanks for the advice. We like to hike as a family and this looks like a shady trail.

Kara Howland - 6 months ago Reply

looks like big fun

Calvin - 6 months ago Reply

A nice little trail.

Darlene Carbajal - 6 months ago Reply

Looks fun!

Shannon D Citrino - 6 months ago Reply

Great photos! Looks like an awesome family place

Richard Brandt - 6 months ago Reply

Love places where you can find nature trails without leaving town!

Susan LeClair - 6 months ago Reply


Audrey - 6 months ago Reply

Looks like a lot of fun

Leah Allen - 6 months ago Reply

Good exercise and good views.

Michael Coovert - 6 months ago Reply

Looks incredible!

Audrey - 6 months ago Reply

Fun for kids

shelly peterson - 6 months ago Reply

Looks like a great place to visit.

Christina Gould - 6 months ago Reply

I’ve never heard of the Rivanna Trail. I’d love to check it out. Thanks for posting!

Maria Thomas - 6 months ago Reply

looks like a nice place

Christina Gould - 6 months ago Reply

I’ve never been to Charlottesville, VA. I’d love to visit one day. Thanks for posting!

Lori - 6 months ago Reply

Looks very nice

April brown - 6 months ago Reply

What a beautiful place. Maybe one day I will get to visit.

Sarah L - 6 months ago Reply

Looks like a lovely place to visit. Too bad it’s 2,000 miles from me.

belinda bell - a few months ago Reply

I would love to go there

Michele Pineda - a few months ago Reply

very nice, kind of looks like some of the wooded areas and parks here in Maine too. We love going on nature walks and this looks like a pretty place to visit.

Nancy - a few months ago Reply

Love it. Thanks for sharing this destination.

Judith Roode - a few months ago Reply

Looks like a nice place for a vacation.

Paula Pennachio - a few months ago Reply

This looks fun for a vacation

Donna L - a few months ago Reply

This looks like good summer fun. Such a beautiful place!

Judi Roode - a few months ago Reply

I would love to spend some time there!

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