High Bridge Trail

It’s two days after Christmas, I’m in Richmond, I have a bike, and I’m doing reconnaissance.

More specifically, my father and I decided to ride a section of the High Bridge Trail from Farmville to Rice, Virginia.  This winter trek was in part to assess the trail for a longer family trip this spring.

The High Bridge Trail is a Virginia State Park.  It was created in 2006 from a former railroad line donated by Norfolk Southern.  This trend of turning abandoned rail lines into recreational trails is becoming commonplace within Virginia and the nation. Continue Reading →