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High Bridge Trail State Park

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Address: 6888 Green Bay Rd, Green Bay, VA 23942-2506
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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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 scenic as well as historic, along with the adjacent fort called Camp Paradise. There is... More 

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Farmville, Va
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

The sun had just set and the clouds were catching the last rays. Bridge viewed from Ashland plantation. Note: viewed from 2 miles north on private property

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Thank Woodfin V L
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

There 2 parking lots you wand the closet one it nice I when before sun set. If you are going through Powhatan I would go 5 miles below speed limit on the way home I got a ticket the wrote it 9 miles faster then I was going. For the park I didn't see much more the the bridge but... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at High Bridge Trail State Park, responded to this review

There are actually many access points to the trail but definitely two closest to the bridge on either side. Thank you for sharing your experience in a review. I hope you will be able to come back and enjoy more of the trail. More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was shocked to find Trip Advisor has High Bridge located in Green Bay, VA. Everything I read about the bridge including how to get there referred to Farmville. The Norfolk Southern Railroad donated 31 miles of their track to Virginia in 2006. In 2012 after the High Bridge was restored, the entire 31 miles of trail was opened to... More 

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Burkeville, Virginia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hop on the beginning of the trail in Burkeville and head west towards Rice, then on to Farmville where you can access High Bridge State Park. Crossing High Bridge is amazing, especially after learning the history of the bridge itself. The entire 3- mile trail is well worth the trip.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

High Bridge Trail State Park is well maintained, beautiful and historical. When you visit, if you don't have a lot of time, use the Paradise entrance! When you enter via Paradise there is small parking fee ($3 I think). One of the best places to go (other than across the bridge) is under it. There are paths that are rough... More 

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Moseley
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Parked at Green Front right across from the Trail and rode my bike to and across the bridge, and back, about 5 miles each way. Plenty of places to stop and rest along the way, and an actual bathroom about 1 ½ miles from the bridge where the Trail crosses a highway. I had not ridden this far in many... More 

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have ridden this trail three times now and enjoyed it each time. The path is crushed stone and plenty wide enough for two riding a bike abreast. The elevation is essentially flat, so appropriate for beginner bikers. We like to start in Farmville proper, bike the five miles to the bridge and then return. While the bridge has spectacular... More 

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Kent
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Having visited Twin Lakes State Park earlier in the day, it was a short drive to have a look at part of High Bridge Trail. We parked at the River Road car parking lot and walked about a mile to stroll across the bridge. One could only marvel at this engineering masterpiece as well as its historical significance. Having walked... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We started by visiting downtown Farmville and decided to drive to the state park parking area a few miles away. We hiked one mile to the bridge which was captivating. It is above the trees with some spectacular scenery. Not a venue to miss a must go to in your lifetime. Plus the history of the trail and bridge are... More 

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