This Abandoned Railroad Hike Through Virginia Is Nothing Short Of Amazing

Virginia’s extensive railroad history makes for some incredible opportunities for exploring. The scenic New River Trail State Park is a prime example. Located in southwestern Virginia, the park features one of the best rail-trails in the country. The trail is nearly 60 miles in length and can be enjoyed hikers and bikers alike. Here’s more on this fascinating abandoned railroad track that spans from Fries to Pulaski.

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Have you visited this historic site in Virginia? If so, we’d love to hear about your experiences there! If you enjoyed this article, you may also be interested in learning about Virginia’s Historic Railroad Towns.