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High Bridge Trail State Park

#1 of 3 things to do in Green Bay Features Animals
6888 Green Bay Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942-2506
+1 434-315-0457
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Easy, good hiking

The center piece of the park is a bridge that was constructed in the 1850s across the Appomattox... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chesapeake, Virginia
Easy bike ride

We've biked and walked this park a few times. Trail is straight and very easy for biking--there's a... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Coleen P
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6888 Green Bay Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942-2506
+1 434-315-0457
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The center piece of the park is a bridge that was constructed in the 1850s across the Appomattox. The original pedestals are still standing next to the present bridge. It is nicely kept park with available rangers to answer questions and assist. A great place...More

Thank dguern1
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We've biked and walked this park a few times. Trail is straight and very easy for biking--there's a bike rental on main street in farmville. There is very little shade on this trail so spf and plenty of water was a must for us. Views...More

1  Thank Coleen P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Note that the address Tripadvisor gives for this attraction is the MAILING address. The High Bridge is a 30-mile linear rail-trail that crosses a historically significant trestle over the Appomattox River. The trail passes through the towns of Burkeville, Farmville, Pamplin City, Prospect, and Rice....More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We rented bikes trail side in Farmville in Outdoor Adventures. The ladies there were very accommodating helping us ( grandson and I) to find a comfortable bike. Very reasonable fees for a 2 hour rental, which would have been ideal if our party of four...More

Thank africaadv
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Went for the Firefly Festival, I called the park prior to going to get information about parking. I was given two different locations for parking. One .3 miles and the other one mile from where the Festival was. We went looking for the closer lot...More

Thank RD915
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at High Bridge Trail State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

I am not sure how you missed the shorter parking lot as it is very well marked off Rt. 460 with brown signs. We also have detailed directions on our website and a link to get a Google map. Unfortunately we have no control over...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Superb views on the High Bridge! We rented bikes (2 hours for $15 at a bike store right by the trail and bathrooms in Farmville) and from there to the other side of the High Bridge and back it is 10miles and 2 hours...*perfect* amount...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Picked up a flyer for this tourist attraction when we went to Bear Creek Lake State Park. Whoa - what a surprise! This place is gorgeous! It has a new crushed gravel trail built over an old rail line that is flat, wide, and well-maintained....More

Thank NewRoadsandTrails
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went by the visitor's center, where they have a lot of information on the high bridge, including models. They told us we could drive to a parking area .9 miles away from the bridge and the walk there was totally flat. So we tried...More

Thank 99barbarajm
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great park for biking or walking - you can easily access the bridge within walking distance if not biking the whole park from the River Road lot ($4 parking fee). Definitely worth a visit if in the area. Park staff were very friendly and informative.

Thank carolinacalm
Reviewed 23 April 2017

this relatively new state park is built along the abandoned right-of-way of the old South Side Railroad. The state has done a good job with signs and other facilities with a dozen parking access points. The highlight is probably the old High Bridge, which is...More

Thank waldentenn
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Amanda H
1 August 2017|
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Response from RD915 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know of any shuttle service. Maybe uber or a taxi service might be a go to.
30 May 2017|
Response from waldentenn | Reviewed this property |
The paid parking lot is about 1/3 mile from the bridge
30 May 2017|
Response from Woodfin V L | Reviewed this property |
Go to the bridge from the East side. To do this leave 460 on Aspen Hill Road. You will come to a park entrance. Follow this a couple of miles to "Camp Paradise" This entrance is designed for older people. Bridge is... More