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Coal Mining Heritage Park

750 Merrimac Rd., Blacksburg, VA
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This place didn't amaze me

I really enjoy the Huckleberry Trail and was excited to stumble upon this little Heritage Park. I... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
nataliemey1988
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Blacksburg, Virginia
Piece of history

Nice place to walk and take pictures. Some info graphs are around. There are a lot of names of... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Eric N
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3 Apr 2017
“This place didn't amaze me”
19 Jul 2016
“Piece of history”
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750 Merrimac Rd., Blacksburg, VA
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

I really enjoy the Huckleberry Trail and was excited to stumble upon this little Heritage Park. I enjoyed reading the signs and looking around, but I wasn't thrilled but it. There could be more and better signage or maybe something interactive to improve the park.

Thank nataliemey1988
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Nice place to walk and take pictures. Some info graphs are around. There are a lot of names of those killed.

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We enjoyed a recent bike ride on the Huckleberry Trail and spent our rest time in the Coal Mining Heritage Park area. The signs explaining the history of the area were very informative. The area is well maintained. It's a good place for pictures also....More

Thank HokieDuo
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A lovely way to get your steps! Take a walk along Huckleberry Trail and walk through this wonderful park.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Our family has used this place a couple times for walks. There is a nice loop trial that must be ~1 mile long. Some of the elevated bridges fit the nature well and are fun for younger children. Adults enjoyed reading the signs about where...More

1  Thank rgroesbe
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The Coal Mining Heritage Park is hardly a park, however, it is a surprising break from the mundane run of the Huckleberry Trail. It isn't often that you stumble upon a few interesting signs and artifacts while doing a workout. It would be a great...More

2  Thank Lucy O
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Out on my morning run I took the Huckleberry Trail from near the police station in Blacksburg south toward Christianburg. Along the trail at about 4 miles is the Coal Mining Heritage Park with a few artifacts and interpretive signs. Well kept. There is a...More

Thank Traveler271828284
Reviewed 10 February 2015

The trail is a nice system that goes from Blacksburg to Christiansburg. It is about 5 miles long, and paved the whole length.

1  Thank JDTrix81
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Title says everything. It is on the Huckleberry trail. You can stop by and you will have seen it all in a glimpse of an eye. Or did I just miss something?

1  Thank Jonathan S
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