Oct 1st: HeartChase NRV/Run Walk on the Trail

Oct 1st: HeartChase NRV/Run Walk on the Trail

Sign up for the HeartChase Walk – coming to the Huckleberry Trail Oct 1st. Sponsors, walkers, runners, and other volunteers are needed.

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09-01-2016: Bridge Planned Over Prices Fork

09-01-2016: Bridge Planned Over Prices Fork

HELP US BUILD A BRIDGE! Friends of the Huckleberry Trail have been working with the Town of Blacksburg to construct a pedestrian bridge over Prices Fork Road for the Huckleberry Trail.  The land on both the south and north sides of Price Fork Road has been acquired near Sheffield Drive.  A location map for the bridge is shown below (click image for a larger view), along with the architect’s rendering of

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08-31-2016: Prices Fork to Glade Road Update

08-31-2016: Prices Fork to Glade Road Update

Huckleberry Trail (North) construction delayed due to funding shortfall.

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08-29-2016: Trail Detours – Southgate Interchange Construction

Trail detours to cross Route 460 will be in place until the Southgate Interchange is completed in late 2017.

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08-27-2016: VDOT Construction Impact to Trail

08-27-2016: VDOT Construction Impact to Trail

The Trail is currently rerouted south on Tech Center Drive during this phase of construction.

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THINGS TO DO ON THE TRAIL

GET IN TOUCH WITH FRIENDS OF THE HUCKLEBERRY TRAIL?

Feel free to e-mail or call us:

Bill Ellenbogen
bill@billellenbogen.com

Lance Matheson
lance@vt.edu
540.231.5804

PO Box 925
Blacksburg, VA 24063-0925

Archives

Running, Commuting & Biking on the Trail:
Tips and recommendations for different points along the trail, including pictures.
Town of Blacksburg Parks & Recreation:
Updates for the Blacksburg side of the Trail.
Town of Christiansburg Parks & Recreation:
Updates for the Christiansburg side of the Trail.
Montgomery County Parks & Recreation:
Updates and information from Montgomery County.
Rails to Trails Conservancy:
Trail maps and more.
New River Valley Bicycle Association:
Local bike club with info on the trail, rides and more.
Blacksburg Striders:
Local running club with trail updates.

External Links:
Trail News from Blacksburg Striders
Roanoke Times Map
Christiansburg Extension Map
Hethwood Extension Map

From the New River Vally Bicycle Association:
Aerial Map

From TrailLink.com:
Google Map

From Friends of the Huckleberry Trail:
Future of the Huckleberry Trail
Tunnel to Hethwood

Northern Trailhead:
US Hwy. 460 toward Blacksburg to Main Street (US Hwy. 460 Business route), heading north. Turn left on Miller Street and drive three blocks to Harrell Street, where street parking is available. Trailhead is located in the library parking lot on Miller Street. Do not park in the library lot; towing may be enforced for trail users parked here.

Southern Trailhead:
US Hwy. 460 toward Christiansburg, right on VA Route 114 (Peppers Ferry Road). The New River Valley Mall is on the right on New River Road. Follow New River Road around the mall; trailhead parking is at the back of the mall.

Central Trailhead:
Parking is also available near the intersection of Hightop and Merrimac Road for use of the Huckleberry Trail and Coal Miners Heritage Park.