High Bridge Trail State Park in Southside Virginia is a rail trail converted from a railway line last belonging to Norfolk Southern and having originated as a portion of the Southside Railroad.
The first section of the trail opened in 2008 and the final section was completed in 2012. With a length of more than thirty miles, the shared-use trail for bicyclists, pedestrians and equestrians includes a restored crossing of the Appomattox River at the historic High Bridge – from which the park derives its name.
The lineal park traverses Appomattox, Nottoway, Cumberland, and Prince Edward counties as well as Pamplin City, Prospect, Farmville, Rice and Burkeville. Where the trail traverses Farmville, it directly adjoins Longwood University at the campus' satellite housing and athletic site.
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