08-16-2016: Dismount Gates Opened

08-16-2016: Dismount Gates Opened

Access to the trail has been improved thanks to unlocked dismount gates near the Route 460 tunnel.

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07-20-2016: Temporary Trail Detour

Map of temporary detour around Virginia Tech interchange construction.

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07.24.2015 Blacksburg Mountain Biking Skills Park

The Friends of the Huckleberry Trail and the Town of Blacksburg are launching an Indegogo Campaign to raise funds to build the only mountain biking skills park in southwest Virginia. The park, located off Meadowbrook Road at the base of the Jefferson National forest will be constructed in two phases. Phase one will offer over 3500 feet of trails and a 6,250 square foot pump park for all ages and skill

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02.21.2014 Notice of Work on the Trail

Beginning February 24, 2014 and continuing for approximately one month, contractors will be working on the Huckleberry Trail segment between the Route 460 tunnel and Tech Center Drive.  The contractors will have drill rigs on site to construct a number of bore holes.  The work is being done in preparation for the new Southgate Interchange. While the trail will not be closed, pedestrians, cyclists and other trail users are asked

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THINGS TO DO ON THE TRAIL

WANT TO 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

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.