Trails

Riverview Park Trail

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation maintains a variety of trails in the City. There are nearly 6 miles of paved trails, and about 30 miles of nature trails available for residents and visitors to enjoy. Multi use trails exist at Riverview Park (and upstream along the Rivanna river), Meade Park, at Schenk’s Greenway, McIntire Park, John Warner Parkway, and at Forest Hills Park. Nature trails exist in the woods of many City parks and alongside creeks. Each trail is described in detail below, or you can view the overall Map of City Trails.  All City trails are for biking, hiking, and jogging with exceptions and Ivy Creek and Ragged Mountain.

  1. Forest Hills Park Trail
  2. Greenbrier Park Trail
  3. Greenleaf Park Trail
  4. Ivy Creek Natural Area
  5. John Warner Parkway
  6. McIntire Park Trail
  7. Meadowcreek Gardens
  8. Meadowcreek Valley
  9. Pen Park Fitness Trail
  10. Pen Park Nature Trail
  11. Ragged Mountain Natural Area
  12. Rivanna River Trail
  13. Schenk's Greenway

A 1/4 mile paved trail connects Forest Hills Park with the Prospect and Johnson Village neighborhoods. The trail passes through mature woods.