Trails and parks

With stunning wooded trails, interpreted historical sites and wildlife in its natural habitat, Richmond is indeed a hiker’s utopia.

Trek through meadows and forests, explore wildlife preserves and flourishing landscapes. Head for the James River’s rocks and rapids and be rewarded with an area of breathtaking natural beauty — right in the heart of the city. No matter what you're looking for, you'll find a hiking trail that is perfect for you among the 550 acres of shoreline and islands in the river city.