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W&OD Trail in Northern Virginia | Photo courtesy RTC

Learn about trails in Virginia including top trails, trail statistics, funding, projects and how you can get involved.

Top 10 Trails in Virginia video (2021)

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State Stats


total rail-trails


miles of rail-trails


current projects


miles of potential rail-trail

37.6 M

Available Funds in the State

US Funds

FY23 Total Reserved for Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (source: FHWA)​

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Learn about Transportation Alternatives funding in the state


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Capital Trails Coalition

The Capital Trails Coalition (CTC) footprint currently includes more than 800 miles of existing and planned trails and connections in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

Virginia’s W&OD Trail | Photo by Joe LaCroix

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